Governor-General of Pakistan

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Governor-General of Pakistan
Flag of the Governor-General of Pakistan (1953-1956).svg
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Style His Excellency
Residence Governor-General's House
Appointer Monarch of Pakistan
Formation 14 August 1947
First holder Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Final holder Iskander Mirza
Abolished 23 March 1956

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

Governors-General of Pakistan[edit]

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


Iskander Mirza Malik Ghulam Muhammad Khawaja Nazimuddin Muhammad Ali Jinnah

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