List of colonial governors of Chad

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(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Incumbent Notes
French Suzerainty
5 September 1900 to 10 October 1900 Émile Gentil, Commandant  
Under the lieutenant governors of Oubangui-Chari
10 October 1900 to 1901 Georges Destenave, Commandant  
1901 to 1901 ... Julien, Commandant  
1902 to 1904 Victor Emmanuel Étienne Largeau, Commandant 1st Term
1904 to 1906 Henri Gouraud, Commandant  
1906 to 1908 Victor Emmanuel Étienne Largeau, Commandant 2nd Term
1908 to 1909 Constant Millot, Commandant  
6 October 1909 to 15 January 1910 Henry Moll, Commandant  
Incorporated into French Equatorial Africa
15 January 1910 to 1910 Henry Moll, Commandant  
1910 to 1911 Joseph Édouard Maillard, Commandant  
1911 to 1912 Victor Emmanuel Étienne Largeau, Commandant 3rd Term
1912 to 1912 James Édouard Hirtzman, Commandant  
1912 to 1913 Gabriel Julien Joseph Briand, Commandant 1st Term
1913 to 1915 Victor Emmanuel Étienne Largeau, Commandant 4th Term
1915 to 1916 Gabriel Julien Joseph Briand, Commandant 2nd Term
1916 to 1918 Clément Léon Martelly, Commandant  
1918 to 17 March 1920 Albert Ducarré, Commandant  
10 August 1920 to 30 January 1923 Fernand Marie Joseph Antoine Lavit, Lieutenant-Governor  
30 January 1923 to 1925 François Reste, acting Lieutenant-Governor 1st Term
1925 to 1925 Antoine Touzet, Lieutenant-Governor  
9 April 1925 to 25 January 1926 François Reste, Lieutenant-Governor 2nd Term
25 January 1926 to 13 January 1928 Marcel de Coppet, acting Lieutenant-Governor 1st Term
13 January 1928 to 21 April 1929 Adolphe Deitte, Lieutenant-Governor 1st Term
21 April 1929 to 22 November 1929 Émile Buhot-Launay, acting Lieutenant-Governor 1st Term
22 November 1929 to 14 May 1932 Marcel de Coppet, Lieutenant-Governor 2nd Term
14 May 1932 to 26 January 1933 Georges David Pierre Marie Prouteaux, acting Governor-Delegate  
26 January 1933 to 17 August 1934 Richard Brunot, Governor-Delegate 1st Term
17 August 1934 to 21 May 1935 Adolphe Deitte, Governor-Delegate 2nd Term
21 May 1935 to 30 May 1935 Richard Brunot, Governor-Delegate 2nd Term
30 May 1935 to 23 October 1936 Pierre Simon Antonin Bonnefont, acting Governor-Delegate  
23 October 1936 to 24 October 1936 Émile Buhot-Launay, acting Governor-Delegate 2nd Term
24 October 1936 to 28 March 1938 Max de Masson de Saint-Félix, Governor-Delegate  
28 March 1938 to 1939 Émile Buhot-Launay, acting Governor-Delegate 3rd Term
1939 to 19 November 1938 Émile Buhot-Launay, acting Governor  
19 November 1938 to 12 November 1940 Félix Éboué, Governor  
12 November 1940 to 30 July 1942 Pierre-Olivier Lapie, Governor  
30 July 1942 to 5 November 1943 André Latrille, Governor  
5 November 1943 to 27 October 1946 Jacques Rogué, Governor  
French overseas territory
27 October 1946 to 24 November 1948 Jacques Rogué, Governor  
24 November 1948 to 7 July 1949 Paul Le Layec, Governor  
7 July 1949 to 27 January 1951 Henry de Mauduit, Governor  
27 January 1951 to 19 October 1951 Charles Hanin, acting Governor  
19 October 1951 to 19 December 1951 François Casamatta, acting Governor  
19 December 1951 to 3 November 1956 Ignace Colombani, Governor  
3 November 1956 to 22 January 1959 René Troadec, Governor  
Republic of Chad Autonomous
22 January 1959 to 11 August 1960 Daniel Doustin, High Commissioner  
11 August 1960 Independence as Republic of Chad

For continuation after independence, see: President of Chad

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