List of Governors-General of French Equatorial Africa

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(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Term Incumbent Notes
French Equatorial Africa protectorate     (Afrique Equatoriale Français (AEF))
1883 to 28 September 1897[1] Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Commissioner-General  
28 September 1897 to 1898[1] Henri Félix de Lamothe, Commissioner-General  
? Jean-Baptiste Philémon Lemaire, acting Commissioner-General  
1898 to 1901[1] Louis Albert Grodet, Commissioner-General  
1901 to 28 June 1908[1] Émile Gentil, acting Commissioner-General  
28 June 1908 to 1919[1] Martial Henri Merlin, Governor-General  
1919 to 16 May 1920[1] Gabriel Louis Angoulvant, Governor-General  
16 May 1920 to 5 September 1920 Maurice Pierre Lapalud, acting Governor-General  
5 September 1920 to 1924[1] Victor Augagneur, Governor-General  
21 August 1923 to 8 July 1924 Robert Paul Marie de Guise, acting Governor-General  
8 July 1924 to 16 October 1924 Matteo-Mathieu-Maurice Alfassa, acting Governor-General  
16 October 1924[1] to 17 November 1934 Raphaël Valentin Marius Antonetti, Governor-General  
17 November 1934 to 15 March 1935 Georges Édouard Alexandre Renard, Governor-General  
20 March 1935 to 5 April 1936 Marcel Alix Jean Marchessou, acting Governor-General  
5 April 1936 to 21 April 1939 Dieudonné François Joseph Marie Reste, Governor-General  
21 April 1939 to 3 September 1939 Léon Solomiac, acting Governor-General  
3 September 1939 to 28 August 1940 Pierre François Boisson, Governor-General  
17 July 1940 to 28 August 1940 Louis Husson, acting Governor-General For Boisson
28 August 1940 to 11 August 1941 Edgard de Larminat, acting Governor-General  
11 August 1941 to 15 February 1944 Adolphe Félix Sylvestre Éboué, Governor-General  
15 February 1944 to 2 October 1944 Ange Marie Charles André Bayardelle, acting Governor-General  
2 October 1944 to 3 August 1946 Ange Marie Charles André Bayardelle, Governor-General  
3 August 1946 to 5 June 1947 Jean Louis Marie André Soucadaux, acting Governor-General 1st Term
5 June 1947 to 5 July 1947 Laurent Elisée Péchoux, acting Governor-General  
5 July 1947 to 17 September 1947 Charles Luizet, Governor-General  
15 November 1947 to 26 March 1948 Jean Louis Marie André Soucadaux, Governor-General 2nd Term
26 March 1948 to 21 September 1951 Bernard Cornut-Gentille, Governor-General  
21 September 1951 to 4 April 1957 Paul Louis Gabriel Chauvet, Governor-General  
4 April 1957 to 29 January 1958 Paul Louis Gabriel Chauvet, High-Commissioner  
29 January 1958 to 15 July 1958 Pierre Messmer, High-Commissioner  
15 July 1958 to 15 August 1960 Yvon Bourges, High-Commissioner  

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Histoire militaire des colonies, pays de protectorat et pays sous mandat. 7. "Histoire militaire de l'Afrique Équatoriale française". 1931. Accessed 9 October 2011. (French)

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