List of Diwans of Travancore

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The Diwan of Travancore was the head of government of Travancore, a princely state in South India. Appointed by the Maharaja of Travancore, the office of Diwan existed from 1729 to 1948, when it gave way to the office of Prime Minister of Travancore.

List of Diwans[edit]

  • Arumukham Pillai 1729–1736
  • Thanu Pillai 1736–1737
  • Ramayyan Dalawa 1737–1756
  • Martanda Pillai 1756–1763
  • Warkala Subbayyan 1763–1768
  • Krishna Gopalayyan 1768–1776
  • Vadiswaran Subbrahmanya Iyer 1776–1780
  • Mullen Chempakaraman Pillai 1780–1782
  • Nagercoil Ramayyan 1782–1788
  • Krishnan Chempakaraman 1788–1789
  • Raja Kesavadas 1789–1798
  • Odiery Jayanthan Sankaran Nampoothiri 1798–1799
  • Velu Thampi Dalawa 1799–1809
  • Oommini Thampi 1809–1811
  • Col. John Munroe 1811–1814
  • Devan Padmanabhan Menon 1814-1814
  • Bappu Rao (Acting) 1814–1815
  • Sanku Annavi Pillai 1815-1815
  • Raman Menon 1815–1817
  • Reddy Rao 1817–1821
  • T. Venkata Rao 1821–1830
  • Thanjavur Subha Rao 1830–1837
  • Ranga Rao (Acting) 1837–1838
  • T. Venkata Rao (Again) 1838–1839
  • Thanjavur Subha Rao (Again) 1839–1842
  • Krishna Rao (Acting) 1842–1843
  • Reddy Rao (Again) 1843–1845
  • Srinivasa Rao (Acting) 1845–1846
  • Krishna Rao 1846–1858
Name Portrait Took office Left office Term[1]
T. Madhava Rao Madhava Rao.jpg 1858 1872 1
A. Seshayya Sastri Seshayya sastri.jpg 1872 1877 1
Nanoo Pillai No image.png 1877 1880 1
V. Ramiengar V. Ramiengar.jpg 1880 1887 1
T. Rama Rao T. Rama Rao.jpg 1887 1892 1
S. Shungrasoobyer No image.png 1892 1898 1
K. Krishnaswamy Rao K. Krishnaswamy Rao.jpg 1898 1904 1
V. P. Madhava Rao V. P. Madhava Rao.jpg 1904 1906 1
S. Gopalachari No image.png 1906 1907 1
P. Rajagopalachari No image.png 1907 1914 1
M. Krishnan Nair No image.png 1914 1920 1
T. Raghavaiah No image.png 1920 1925 1
M. E. Watts MEWatts.jpg 1925 1929 1
V. S. Subramanya Iyer VSSubramanyaIyer.jpg 1929 1932 1
Thomas Austin No image.png 1932 1934 1
Muhammad Habibullah MuhammadHabibullah.jpg 1934 1936 1
C. P. Ramaswami Iyer SirCP.JPG 1936 1947 1
P. G. N. Unnithan 1947 1948 1

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  1. ^ The ordinal number of the term being served by the person specified in the row in the corresponding period