List of colonial governors of Papua

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Flag of the Lieutenant-Governors between 1906–1946.

This is a list of viceroys of the Territory of Papua, from its creation in 1884 as the colony of British New Guinea, until its union with the Territory of New Guinea in 1945 to form the Territory of Papua and New Guinea.

Special Commissioners for Great Britain in New Guinea (1884–1885)[edit]

Administrators of British New Guinea (1888–1895)[edit]

Lieutenant-Governors of British New Guinea (1895–1904)[edit]

Lieutenant-Governors of Papua (1904–1942)[edit]

In 1905, the territory was renamed from British New Guinea to Papua.

Military Administration (1942–1946)[edit]

In 1942, civil administration was suspended and replaced with a military administration for the duration of the war.

In 1945, the territories of Papua and New Guinea were united into the Territory of Papua and New Guinea. For a list of viceroys after union, see List of Administrators and High Commissioners of Papua New Guinea.

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