Mauritius: Governors-General: 1968-1992

Governor-General of Mauritius [1]
12 Mar 1968 - 3 Sep 1968 Sir John Shaw Rennie
3 Sep 1968 - 27 Dec 1972 Sir Arthur Leonard Williams
Acting Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Mauritius
27 Dec 1972 - 30 Jan 1973 Abdool Raman Mahomed Osman [2][3]
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Mauritius
30 Jan 1973 - 31 Oct 1977 Abdool Raman Mahomed Osman (from 6 Feb 1973 Sir Abdool Raman Mahomed Osman) [4] (x)
Acting Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Mauritius
1 Nov 1977 - 23 Mar 1978 William Henry Garrioch (from 31 Dec 1977 Sir William Henry Garrioch)
23 Mar 1978 - 17? Oct 1979 Dayendranath Burrenchobay (from 30 Dec 1978 Sir Dayendranath Burrenchobay)
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Mauritius
17? Oct 1979 - 28 Dec 1983 Sir Dayendranath Burrenchobay (x)
28 Dec 1983 - 15 Dec 1985 Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam
Acting Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Mauritius
15 Dec 1985 - 17 Jan 1986 Sir Cassam Ismael Moollan
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Mauritius
17 Jan 1986 - 12 Mar 1992 Sir Veerasamy Ringadoo

[1] The Constitution of 1968 provided for appointment of a Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Mauritius. The style in use was originally Governor-General of Mauritius and its Dependencies, gradually superseded by Governor-General of Mauritius.
[2] Often referred to by non-official sources as Abdul Rahman Muhammad Osman.
[3] Acting for Sir Arthur Leonard Williams 24 Dec 1972 - 27 Dec 1972.
[4] The appointment to the office of Govenor-General is retroactively effective as of 27 Dec 1972.
Last updated on: 23 Jun 2016 10:32:45