List of Prime Ministers of King George V

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King George V

King George V was the monarch of the United Kingdom, the British Commonwealth and the British Empire from 6 May 1910 until his death on 20 January 1936.

During his reign George was served by a total of 36 Prime Ministers; 7 from New Zealand, 6 from Australia, 5 from the Dominion of Canada, 5 from the United Kingdom, 4 from Malta, 4 from Southern Rhodesia, 3 from South Africa and 2 from Ireland.


List of Prime Ministers[edit]

Australia[edit]

No. Portrait Name Date of Ascension/Took Office Date of Death/Left Office
1 Andrewfisher.JPG Andrew Fisher 6 May 1910 24 June 1913
2 JosephCookPEO.jpg Joseph Cook 24 June 1913 17 September 1914
3 Andrewfisher.JPG Andrew Fisher 17 September 1914 27 October 1915
4 Nla.ms-ms1538-10-582-e.jpg Billy Hughes 27 October 1915 9 February 1923
5 StanleyBruce2.jpg Stanley Bruce 9 February 1923 22 October 1929
6 JamesSc.JPG James Scullin 22 October 1929 6 January 1932
7 Joseph Lyons 1.jpg Joseph Lyons 6 January 1932 20 January 1936

Cape Colony[edit]

1 John X Merriman - Cape Prime Minister.png John Xavier Merriman 6 May 1910 31 May 1910

Canada[edit]

1 WilfriedLauriersmall.jpg Wilfrid Laurier 6 May 1910 6 October 1911
2 RobertLBorden.jpg Robert Borden 10 October 1911 10 July 1920
3 ArthurMeighenheadshot.jpg Arthur Meighen 10 July 1920 29 December 1921
4 Wm Lyon Mackenzie King.jpg William Lyon Mackenzie King 29 December 1921 29 June 1926
5 ArthurMeighenheadshot.jpg Arthur Meighen 29 June 1926 25 September 1926
6 Wm Lyon Mackenzie King.jpg William Lyon Mackenzie King 25 September 1926 6 August 1930
7 Richard Bedford Bennett.jpg R. B. Bennett 7 August 1930 23 October 1935
8 Wm Lyon Mackenzie King.jpg William Lyon Mackenzie King 23 October 1935 20 January 1936

Irish Free State [1][edit]

1 William Thomas Cosgrave.jpg W. T. Cosgrave 6 December 1922 9 March 1932
2 Eamon de Valera c 1922-30.jpg Éamon de Valera 9 March 1932 20 January 1936

Malta[edit]

1 Joseph Howard 26 October 1921 13 October 1923
2 Francescobuhagiar.jpg Francesco Buhagiar 13 October 1923 22 September 1924
3 Ugo Pasquale Mifsud September 1924 August 1927
4 Gerald Strickland 1930s.jpg Gerald Strickland August 1927 21 June 1932
5 Ugo Pasquale Mifsud 21 June 1932 2 November 1933 [2]

New Zealand[edit]

1 Joseph Ward.jpg Joseph Ward 6 May 1910 28 March 1912
2 Thomas Mackenzie.jpg Thomas Mackenzie 28 March 1912 10 July 1912
3 William Ferguson Massey 1919.jpg William Massey 10 July 1912 10 May 1925
4 Sir Francis Henry Dillon Bell, ca 1924.jpg Francis Bell 10 May 1925 30 May 1925
5 Joseph Gordon Coates.jpg Gordon Coates 30 May 1925 10 December 1928
6 Joseph Ward.jpg Joseph Ward 10 December 1928 28 May 1930
7 George William Forbes.jpg George Forbes 28 May 1930 – 6 December 1935 6 December 1935
8 Michael Joseph Savage.jpg Michael Joseph Savage 6 December 1935 20 January 1936

Newfoundland[edit]

1 Edward Morris 6 May 1910 31 December 1917
2 William F. Lloyd 31 December 1917 [3] 22 May 1919
3 Michael Patrick Cashin 22 May 1919 17 November 1919
4 Richard Squires.jpg Richard Squires 19 November 1919 24 July 1923
5 William Warren 24 July 1923 10 May 1924
6 Albert Hickman (Acting) 10 May 1924 9 June 1924
7 Walter Stanley Monroe 9 June 1924 August 1928
8 Frederick C. Alderdice August 1928 17 November 1928
9 Richard Squires.jpg Richard Squires 17 November 1928 June 1932
10 Frederick C. Alderdice June 1932 30 January 1934 (Commission of Government)

Northern Ireland[edit]

1 James Craig Viscount Craigavon.jpg James Craig 7 June 1921 20 January 1936

South Africa[edit]

1 Louis Botha.png Louis Botha 31 May 1910 27 August 1919
2 JanSmutsFM.png Jan Christiaan Smuts 3 September 1919 30 June 1924
3 JBM Hertzog.jpg J. B. M. Hertzog 30 June 1924 20 January 1936

Southern Rhodesia[edit]

1 CharlesCoghlan.jpg Charles Patrick John Coghlan 1 October 1923 28 August 1927
2 Howard Unwin Moffat 2 September 1927 5 July 1933
3 George Mitchell 5 July 1933 12 September 1933
4 Godfrey Huggins 1937.jpg Godfrey Huggins 12 September 1933 20 January 1936

United Kingdom[edit]

1 Herbert Henry Asquith.jpg Herbert Henry Asquith 6 May 1910 7 December 1916
2 David Lloyd George.jpg David Lloyd George 7 December 1916 19 October 1922
3 Andrew Bonar Law 02.jpg Andrew Bonar Law 23 October 1922 20 May 1923
4 Stanley Baldwin ggbain.35233.jpg Stanley Baldwin 23 May 1923 16 January 1924
5 Ramsay MacDonald ggbain.29588.jpg Ramsay MacDonald 22 January 1924 4 November 1924
6 Stanley Baldwin ggbain.35233.jpg Stanley Baldwin 4 November 1924 5 June 1929
7 Ramsay MacDonald ggbain.29588.jpg Ramsay MacDonald 5 June 1929 7 June 1935
8 Stanley Baldwin ggbain.35233.jpg Stanley Baldwin 7 June 1935 20 January 1936

References[edit]

  1. ^ Known as President of the Executive Council
  2. ^ Self-government suspended
  3. ^ Acting to 5 January 1918

See also[edit]