Governor-General of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland
|Governor-General of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland|
|Style||His Excellency The Right Honourable|
|Appointer||Queen of the United Kingdom|
|Formation||4 September 1953|
|First holder||The Baron Llewellin|
|Final holder||The Rt Hon. Humphrey Gibbs (Acting)|
|Abolished||31 December 1963|
The following is a list of the men who served as Governor-General of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (also known as the Central African Federation). The Federation was formed on 1 August 1953 from the former colonies of Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland, and was formally dissolved on 31 December 1963.
As Salisbury (now Harare) became the capital of the Federation as well as Southern Rhodesia, Government House, previously used as the residence of the Governor of Southern Rhodesia, became the residence of the Governor General of the Federation. During this time, the Governor of Southern Rhodesia resided in Governor's Lodge in the suburb of Highlands.
Governors-General of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953–1963)
|Took office||Left office||Name
|4 September 1953||24 January 1957||The Lord Llewellin
|Died in office|
|24 January 1957||February 1957||Sir Robert Clarkson Tredgold
|February 1957||8 October 1957||Sir William Lindsay Murphy
|8 October 1957||May 1963||The Earl of Dalhousie
|May 1963||31 December 1963||Sir Humphrey Gibbs
- Prime Minister of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland
- Governor of Southern Rhodesia
- Governor of Northern Rhodesia
- List of colonial governors of Nyasaland
- Bidwell, Robin Leonard (1974). The British Empire and Successor States, 1900–1972. London: Frank Cass. p. 153. ISBN 0-7146-3017-9.