What is the second governor of India?

Viceroy and Governor-General of India
First holder Warren Hastings
Final holder Lord Mountbatten (February 1947 – August 1947 as Viceroy of India) Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari (1948–1950 as Governor-general of Dominion of India)
Abolished 26 January 1950
Succession President of India

Is Viceroy and Governor General same?

Under Government of India Act 1858, Governor General of India got replaced by Viceroy. Governor General is appointed by East India Company. Whereas, Viceroy is Direct representative of British Crown.

Who was the fourth governor general of India?

List of governors-general

Name (Birth–Death) Term of office Appointer
Warren Hastings (1732–1818) 20 October 1773 East India Company (1773–1858)
Sir John Macpherson, Bt (acting) (1745–1821) 8 February 1785
The Earl Cornwallis (1738–1805) 12 September 1786
John Shore (1751–1834) 28 October 1793

Who was the last Governor of India?

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma became governor-general and oversaw the transition of British India to independence. Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (1878-1972) became the only Indian and last governor-general after independence.

How many Viceroys are there in India?

Viceroys in India from 1858 to 1947

Viceroy Tenure
Lord Willingdon 1931 – 1936
Lord Linlithgow 1936 – 1944
Lord Wavell 1944 – 1947
Lord Mountbatten 1947-48
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Who is the first and last viceroy of India?

Governor-General of India

Viceroy and Governor-General of India
Formation 20 October 1773
First holder Warren Hastings
Final holder Lord Mountbatten (February 1947 – August 1947 as Viceroy of India) Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari (1948–1950 as Governor-general of Dominion of India)
Abolished 26 January 1950

Who was the best Viceroy of India?

Top 15 British Viceroys of India

  • Viceroy # 1. Lord Canning as First Viceroy, (1858-62):
  • Viceroy # 2. Lord Elgin (1862-63):
  • Viceroy # 3. Sir John Lawrence, (1864-69):
  • Viceroy # 4. Lord Mayo, (1869-72):
  • Viceroy # 5. Lord Northbrook, (1872-76):
  • Viceroy # 6. Lord Lytton, (1876-80):
  • Viceroy # 7. …
  • Viceroy # 8.

Which Viceroy has longest tenure in India?

Notes: Lord Linlithgow served as the viceroy of India from 1936 to 1943. His seven years tenure made him the longest-serving Viceroy of India.

What is an Indian governor called?

RANK. ANSWER. Indian governor. NAWAB. Indian governor (4)

Who is the first viceroy of free India?

New Delhi: Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, popularly known as Rajaji, was independent India’s first Indian Governor General. He was also the last one.

Which viceroy of India has no left arm?

Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

His Excellency The Right Honourable The Earl of Lytton GCB GCIE PC
Born 8 November 1831
Died 24 November 1891 (aged 60)
Nationality British
Political party Conservative
Chants of India