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Governors General of Canada

Canadian Governors General Since Confederation in 1867

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Governors General of Canada and their terms of office since Canadian Confederation in 1867.

  • David Johnston (2010 to present)
  • Michaëlle Jean (2005 to 2010)
  • Adrienne Clarkson (1999 to 2005)
  • Roméo Leblanc (1995 to 1999)
  • Ramon Hnatyshyn (1990 to 1995)
  • Jeanne Sauvé (1984 to 1990)
  • Edward Schreyer (1979 to 1984)
  • Jules Léger (1974 to 1979)
  • Roland Michener (1967 to 1974)
  • Georges Vanier (1959 to 1967)
  • Vincent Massey (1952 to 1959)
  • The Viscount Alexander of Tunis (1946 to 1952)
  • Earl of Athlone (1940 to 1946)
  • Lord Tweedsmuir (1935 to 1940)
  • Earl of Bessborough (1931 to 1935)
  • Viscount Willingdon (1926 to 1931)
  • Lord Byng (1921 to 1926)
  • Duke of Devonshire (1916 to 1921)
  • Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1911 to 1916)
  • Earl Grey (1904 to 1911)
  • Earl of Minto (1898 to 1904)
  • Earl of Aberdeen (1893 to 1898)
  • Lord Stanley (1888 to 1893)
  • Marquess of Lansdowne (1883 to 1888)
  • Marquess of Lorne (1878 to 1883)
  • Earl of Dufferin (1872 to 1878)
  • Lord Lisgar (1869 to 1872)
  • Viscount Monck (1867 to 1868)

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