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.
Who was the first and the last governor general 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.
Who is the first female prime minister?
She was the world’s first female prime minister, when she became Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (then the Dominion of Ceylon) in 1960.
|The Honourable Sirimavo Bandaranaike|
|In office 5 April 1965 – 25 March 1970|
|Governor General||William Gopallawa|
|Prime Minister||Dudley Senanayake|
Who was first woman?
|Name of Female Personalities||Role|
|Junko Tabei||First Woman in the World to climb Mt. Everest|
|Valentina Tereshkova||First Woman in the World as Cosmonaut in Space|
|Sirimavo Bandaranaike (Sri Lanka)||First Female to be elected as Head of Government (Prime Minister) in the World|