The Governor-General was given the title of Viceroy or Crown’s personal representative. Lord Canning became the first Viceroy.
Who was the first British victory 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 victory of India when?
Viceroys in India from 1858 to 1947
|Lord Linlithgow||1936 – 1944||Cripps Mission Quit India movement|
|Lord Wavell||1944 – 1947||CR Formula 1944 Launch of Direct Action day Wavell Plan & Shimla conference|
|Lord Mountbatten||1947-48||June 3rd Plan Last Viceroy and First Governor-General of free India|
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.
Which state became a part of India in 1975?
On April 9, 1975, the Sikkim Parliament announced the king was deposed and declared Sikkim had become part of India through a referendum. On May 16, the Indian parliament announced that Sikkim officially became a state of India.
Who is Almeida King?
1450, Lisbon, Portugal—died March 1, 1510, Table Bay [modern Cape Town, South Africa]), soldier, explorer, and the first viceroy of Portuguese India. After Almeida had achieved fame in the wars against the Moors, the Portuguese king Manuel I made him viceroy of the newly conquered territories of India in March 1505.
Who is the first and last Governor-General 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.