Who was the Governor-general of Indian in 1857?

  1. Wellesley
  2. Dalhousie
  3. Canning
  4. Minto
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 26th May 2015 in History.
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Canning

Charles John canning was the Governor-general of India at the time of Indian Rebellion of 1857. Here is list of Governor-General of India.

RE: Who was the Governor-general of Indian in 1857?

 

Sr. No. Name Office Tenure Appointer
1. Warren Hastings 20 Oct 1773- 1 Feb 1785 East India Company
2. Sir John Macpherson 1 Feb 1785 – 12 Sep 1786

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3. The Earl Cornwallis 12 Sep 1786 – 28 Oct 1793

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4. Sir John Shore 28 Oct 1793 – 18 March 1798

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5. Sir Alured Clarke 18 March 1798 – 18 May 1798

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6. The Marquess Wellesley 18 May 1798 – 30 July 1805

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7. The Marquess Cornwallis 30 July 1805 – 5 Oct 1805

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8. Sir George Barlow, Bt 10 Oct 1805 – 31 July 1807

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9. The Lord Minto 31 July 1807 – 4 Oct 1813

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10. The Marquess of Hastings 4 Oct 1813 9 Jan 1823

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11. John Adam 9 Jan 1823 – 1 Aug 1823

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12. The Lord Amherst 1 Aug 1823 – 13 March 1828

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13. William Butterworth Bayley 13 Mar 1828 – 4 July 1828

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14. Lord William Bentinck 4 July 1828 – 1833

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15. Lord William Bentinck 1833 -20 Mar 1835

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16. Sir Charles Metcalfe, Bt 20 Mar 1835 – 4 Mar 1836

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17. The Lord Auckland 4 March 1836 – 28 Feb 1842

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19. The Lord Ellenborough 28 Feb 1842 – June 1844

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20. William Wilberforce Bird June 1844 – 23 July 1844

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21. Sir henry Hardinge 23 July 1844 – 12 Jan 1848

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22. The marquess of Dalhousis 12 Jan 1848 – 28 Feb 1856

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23. The Viscount Canning 28 Feb 1856 – 1 Nov 1858

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24. The Earl Canning 1 Nov 1858 – 21 Mar 1862 Victoria
25. The Earl of Elgin 21 Mar 1862 – 20 Nov 1863

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26. Sir Robert Napier 21 Nov 1863 – 2 Dec 1863

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27. Sir William Denison 2 Dec 1863 – 12 Jan 1864

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28. Sir John Lawrence, Bt 12 Jan 1864 – 12 Jan 1869

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29. The Earl of Mayo 12 Jan 1869 – 8 Feb 1872

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30. Sir John Strachey 9 Feb 1872 – 23 Feb 1872

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31. The Lord Napier 24 Feb 1872 – 3 May 1872

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32. The Lord Northbrook 3 May 1872 – 12 April 1876

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33. The Lord Lytton 12 April 1876 – 8 June 1880

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34. The Marquis of Ripon 8 June 1880 – 13 December 1884

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35. The Earl of Dufferin 13 Dec 1884 10 Dec 1888

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36. The Marquess of Lansdowne 10 Dec 1888 – 11 Oct 1894

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37. The Earl of Elgin 11 Oct 1894 – 6 Jan 1899

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38. The Lord Curzon Kedleston 6 Jan 1899 – 18 Nov 1905

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39. The Earl of Minto 18 Nov 1905 – 23 Nov 1910 Edward VII
40. The Lord Hardinge of Penshurst 23 Nov 1910 – 4 April 1916 George V
41. The Lord Cheimsford 4 Apr 1916 – 2 Apr 1921

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42. The Earl of Reading 2 Apr 1921 – 3 April 1926

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43. The Lord Irwin 3 April 1926 – 18 April 1931

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44. The Earl of Willingdon 18 Apr 1931 – 18 Apr 1936

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45. The Marquess of Linlithgow 18 April 1936 – 1 Oct 1943 Edward VIII
46. The Viscount Wavell 1 Oct 1943 – 21 Feb 1947 George VI
47. The Viscount Mountbatten of Burma 21 Feb 1947 – 15 Aug 1947

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48. The Viscount Mountbatten of Burma 15 Aug 1947 – 21 June 1948

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49. C. Rajagopalchari 21 June 1948 – 26 Jan 1950

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Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 26th May 2015.
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