Governor-General of Pakistan

Governor-General of pakistan
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Style His Excellency
Residence Governor-General's House
Appointer Monarch of the United Kingdom
Precursor Governor General of British India (till 1947)
Formation 14 August 1947
First holder Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Final holder Iskander Mirza
Abolished 23 March 1956
Succession President of Pakistan

The Governor-General of Pakistan (Urdu: گورنر جنرل پاکستان‎), was the representative in Pakistan of the British monarch, from the country's independence in 1947. When Pakistan was proclaimed a republic in 1956, the office of governor-general was abolished.

Key

Key for governors-general' list
Party
Pakistan Muslim League
Republican Party
Independent

Governors-General of Pakistan

List of Governors-General of Pakistan
No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Political party
1 Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(1876–1948)
15 August 1947 11 September 1948
(died in office)
Pakistan Muslim League
2 Sir Khawaja Nazimuddin
(1894–1964)
14 September 1948 17 October 1951
(became prime minister)
Pakistan Muslim League
3 Sir Ghulam Muhammad
(1895–1956)
17 October 1951 7 August 1955
(dismissed)
Independent
4 Iskander Mirza
(1899–1969)
7 August 1955 23 March 1956
(became president)
Republican Party

Timeline

Iskander MirzaMalik Ghulam MuhammadKhawaja NazimuddinMuhaammad Ali Jinnah

See also

References

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