Rahul Sharma

Governor of Fiji

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Formation  10 October 1874
Abolished  10 October 1970
First holder  Sir Hercules Robinson
Governor of Fiji
Style  His Excellency The Right Honourable
Appointer  King/Queen of the United Kingdom
Final holder  Sir Robert Sidney Foster

Fiji was a British Crown Colony from 1874 to 1970, and an independent Dominion in the Commonwealth from 1970 to 1987. During this period, the Head of State was the British Monarch, but in practice his or her functions were normally exercised locally by the Governor prior to independence (on 10 October 1970), and by the Governor-General prior to the proclamation of a republic on 7 October 1987.

Note that from 1877 to 3 July 1952, Governors of Fiji were also High Commissioners for the Western Pacific.

List of Governors of Fiji (1874–1970)

In 1970, Fiji gained independence from the United Kingdom. After independence, the Viceroy in Fiji was the Governor-General of Fiji.


Governor of Fiji Wikipedia

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