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The following is a list of the Governors and Governor General of Canada and the previous territories and colonies that now make up the country. For the governors of New France see: Governor of New France.
Governors from the Conquest to the union of the CanadasEdit
(*) Lord Gosford resigned in November 1837 during the Lower Canada Rebellion. Colborne was raised to commander in chief of British forces and acting governor-general to put down the 1837 Rebellions and restore order in both Upper Canada and Lower Canada. He remained in place until Lord Durham's arrival.
Governors General of the Province of CanadaEdit
(*) As Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, Duff was technically the first Canadian to serve as Governor General, though he only did so in an acting capacity for a few months following Lord Tweedsmuir's death.
|His Excellency Vincent Massey||1952–1959||Elizabeth II|
|His Excellency Georges Vanier||1959–1967|
|His Excellency Robert Taschereau||1967 (acting)|
|His Excellency Roland Michener||1967–1974|
|His Excellency Jules Léger||1974–1979|
|His Excellency Edward Schreyer||1979–1984|
|Her Excellency Jeanne Sauvé||1984–1990|
|His Excellency Ramon John Hnatyshyn||1990–1995|
|His Excellency Roméo LeBlanc||1995–1999|
|Her Excellency Adrienne Clarkson||1999–2005|
|Her Excellency Michaëlle Jean||2005—|