Papua New Guinea: Governors-General: 1975-2016

Governor-General of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea
16 Sep 1975 - 1 Mar 1977 Sir John Douglas Guise
1 Mar 1977 - 1 Mar 1983 Sir Tore Lokoloko
1 Mar 1983 - 1 Mar 1989 Sir Kingsford Dibela
1 Mar 1989 - 31 Dec 1989 Sir Ignatius Kilage
Acting Governor-General of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea
31 Dec 1989 - 27 Feb 1990 Dennis Charles Young (from 31 Dec 1998 Sir Dennis Charles Young)
Governor-General of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea
27 Feb 1990 - 4 Oct 1991 Sir Vincent Serei Eri
Acting Governor-General of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea
4 Oct 1991 - 18 Nov 1991 Dennis Charles Young (from 31 Dec 1998 Sir Dennis Charles Young) (x)
Governor-General of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea
18 Nov 1991 - 20 Nov 1997 Wiwa Korowi (from 10 Dec 1991 Sir Wiwa Korowi)
20 Nov 1997 - 20 Nov 2003 Sailas Atopare (from 29 Jan 1998 Sir Sailas Atopare) [1]
Acting Governor-General of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea
21 Nov 2003 - 28 May 2004 William Jack Skate (from 31 Dec 2004 Sir William Jack Skate)
28 May 2004 - 29 Jun 2004 Jeffery Nape
Governor-General of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea
29 Jun 2004 - 13 Dec 2010 Sir Paulias Nguna Matane
Acting Governor-General of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea
13 Dec 2010 - 25 Feb 2011 Jeffery Nape (x)
Governor-General of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea
25 Feb 2011 - Michael Ogio (from 26 Apr 2011 Sir Michael Ogio)

[1] Often recorded as (Sir) Silas Atopare.
Last updated on: 30 Apr 2011 04:35:27