Governor General

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Governor General

the representative of the Crown in Commonwealth countries.
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She shows how Sichuan's privileged position as a frontier bastion was reflected in the creation of a unique governor-generalship, combining military and civilian functions.
Indeed, starting with the Governor-Generalship of William Bentinck, which ended in 1835, the British began to actively work to Christianize India and to stamp out practices associated with Hinduism that were inconsistent with civilized society.
He had the capacity and experience to handle the Australian Governor-Generalship, when Whitlam appointed him to it in July 1974.
The period under review coincides with the governor-generalship of Gustav Willem Baron van Imhoff, whose reforms launched against the background of the Chinese Revolt sought to restore the fortunes of the VOC through the imposition of direct suzerainty.

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