Who was the first Governor-General of India?

By Sukrati Saxena|Updated : June 24th, 2022

Warren Hastings was the first governor-general of India. He served as a governor from 6 December 1732 – 22 August 1818. He was a British colonial administrator, statesman, and soldier. He served as the first Governor of the Presidency of Fort William (Bengal).

Answer: Warren Hastings was the first governor-general of India.

William Bentick was also the last Governor-General of Bengal. The name was then converted to Governor-General of India.

Summary:

Who was the first Governor-General of India?

Warren Hastings was the first governor-general of India. He served as a governor from 6 December 1732 – 22 August 1818.

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