Question: Who was the first Viceroy of India?

Government of India Act 1858 passed which changed the name of post-Governor General of India by Viceroy of India. The Viceroy was appointed directly by the British government. The first Viceroy of India was Lord Canning.

Is Lord Canning the first Viceroy of India?

Charles Canning, 1ST Earl Canning, KG, GCB, KCSI, PC (14 December 1812 – 17 June 1862), also known as The Viscount Canning and Clemency Canning was a British statesman and Governor-General of India during the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and the first Viceroy of India after the transfer of power from the East India Company …

What is difference between Viceroy and Governor General?

The post of Governor-General of India and Viceroy was preceded by Governor of Bengal. When the East India Company came to India, it controlled Bengal through the post of Governor of Bengal.

Difference between Viceroy and Governor-General.

Aspect Governor-General of India Viceroy of India
Duration of Post 1833-1858 1858-1948

Who was the last viceroy of India Class 8?

Answer: (b) Warren Hastings. Question 2: Who was the last viceroy of India?

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