Governor-General of Pakistan

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Governor-General of Pakistan
Former political post
Flag of the Governor-General of Pakistan (1953–1956).png
Quaidportrait.jpg
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Predecessor Governor-General of India
Successor President of Pakistan
First officeholder Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Last officeholder Iskander Mirza
Style His Excellency
Official residence Governor-General's House
Appointer Monarch of Pakistan
Office began 15 August 1947
Office ended 23 March 1956
The head of state of Pakistan from independence till Pakistan became a republic in 1956 was the British monarch. For the Presidents of Pakistan see 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[edit]

Key for governors-general' list
Symbols/Colours Meaning
Pakistan Muslim League
Republican Party
Independent

Governors-General-Pakistan[edit]

List of Governors-General of Pakistan
No. Portrait Name
(Birth–death)
Took office Left office Political party
1 Quaidportrait.jpg Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(1876–1948)
15 August 1947 11 September 1948
(died in office)
Pakistan Muslim League
2 Khawaja Nazimuddin of Pakistan.JPG Sir Khawaja Nazimuddin
(1894–1964)
13 November 1948 17 October 1951 Pakistan Muslim League
3 Malik Muhammad.jpg Malik Ghulam Muhammad
(1895–1956)
19 October 1951 7 August 1955 Independent
4 Iskander Mirza.jpg Iskander Mirza
(1899–1969)
7 August 1955 23 March 1956 Republican Party

Timeline[edit]

Iskander Mirza Malik Ghulam Muhammad Khawaja Nazimuddin Muhammad Ali Jinnah

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