List of colonial governors of French Cameroons

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The following is a list of French Cameroon chief administrators during the colonial period. (Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Incumbent Notes
Cameroun
26 September 1914 French occupation
7 April 1916 to 8 October 1916 Joseph Gauderique Aymerich, Administrator  
8 October 1916 to 1919 Lucien Fourneau, Administrator  
6 March 1919 to 7 December 1919 Jules Carde, acting Commissioner  
7 December 1919 to 23 March 1921 Jules Carde, Commissioner  
Cameroun Autonomous  
23 March 1921 to 20 July 1922 Jules Carde, Commissioner (contd.)
French Cameroun, League of Nations Mandate
20 July 1922 to March 1923 Jules Carde, Commissioner (contd.)
March 1923 to 29 April 1923 Albéric Fournier, acting Commissioner  
29 April 1923 to June 1932 Théodore Paul Marchand, Commissioner  
31 August 1932 to 22 September 1932 Paul Auguste François Bonnecarrère, acting Commissioner  
22 September 1932 to 7 July 1934 Paul Auguste François Bonnecarrère, Commissioner  
7 July 1934 to 1936 Jules Repiquet, Commissioner  
1936 to January 1937 Gaston Camille Guibet, acting Commissioner  
January 1937 to 16 November 1938 Pierre Boisson, Commissioner  
16 November 1938 to 29 August 1940 Richard Brunot, Commissioner  
29 August 1940 to 12 November 1940 Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Governor  
12 November 1940 to 20 July 1943 Pierre Charles Cournarie, Governor  
20 July 1943 to 15 November 1944 Hubert Eugène Paul Carras, Governor  
15 November 1944 to 16 January 1946 Henri Pierre Nicolas, Governor  
16 January 1946 to 16 March 1946 Alexis Leger, acting Governor  
16 March 1946 to 13 December 1946 Robert Delavignette, High Commissioner  
French Cameroun, United Nations Trust Territory
13 December 1946 to 25 March 1947 Robert Delavignette, High Commissioner (contd.)
25 March 1947 to April 1947 Robert Casimir, acting High Commissioner 1st Term
April 1947 to 7 July 1949 René Hoffherr, High Commissioner  
7 July 1949 to 10 January 1950 Robert Casimir, acting High Commissioner 2nd Term
10 January 1950 to 2 December 1954 André Soucadaux, High Commissioner  
2 December 1954 to 17 April 1956 Roland Pré, High Commissioner  
17 April 1956 to 29 January 1958 Pierre Messmer, High Commissioner  
29 January 1958 to 19 February 1958 Jean Ramadier, High Commissioner  
19 February 1958 to 1 January 1960 Xavier Antoine Torré, High Commissioner  
1 January 1960 Independence as Republic of Cameroons

For continuation after independence, see list of heads of state of Cameroon and list of heads of government of Cameroon.