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Governors - General of Australia

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  • Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson (1852 - 1928)
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  • Sir Isaac Alfred Isaacs (1855 - 1948)
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List of Governors-General of Australia

  1. The Right Hon. John Adrian Louis Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun KT, GCMG, GCVO, PC (wikipedia entry)
  2. The Right Hon. Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson, GCMG, PC (wikipedia entry)
  3. The Right Hon. Henry Stafford Northcote, 1st Baron Northcote, GCMG, GCIE, CB, PC (wikipedia entry)
  4. The Right Hon. William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, TD, PC (wikipedia entry)
  5. The Right Hon. Thomas Denman, 3rd Baron Denman, GCMG, KCVO, PC, JP (wikipedia entry)
  6. The Right Hon. Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson, GCMG, DL (wikipedia entry)
  7. The Right Hon. Henry William Forster, 1st Baron Forster, GCMG, PC, DL (wikipedia entry)
  8. The Right Hon. John Lawrence Baird, 1st Baron Stonehaven, GCMG, DSO, PC, JP, DL (wikipedia entry)
  9. The Right Hon. Sir Isaac Alfred Isaacs, GCB, GCMG (wikipedia entry)
  10. Brigadier General the Right Hon. Alexander Gore Arkwright Hore-Ruthven, 1st Baron Gowrie, VC, GCMG, CB, DSO, PC (wikipedia entry)
  11. HRH The Prince Henry William Frederick Albert, Duke of Gloucester, KG, KT, KP, GCB, GCMG, GCVO (wikipedia entry)
  12. The Right Hon. Sir William John McKell, GCMG (wikipedia entry)
  13. Field Marshal the Right Hon. Sir William Joseph Slim, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, GBE, DSO, MC (wikipedia entry)
  14. The Right Hon. William Shepherd Morrison, 1st Viscount Dunrossil, GCMG, MC, QC, PC (wikipedia entry)
  15. The Right Hon. William Philip Sidney, 1st Viscount De L'Isle, VC, KG, GCMG, GCVO, PC (wikipedia entry)
  16. The Right Hon. Richard Gardiner Casey, Baron Casey, KG, GCMG, CH, DSO, MC, PC (wikipedia entry)
  17. The Right Hon. Sir Paul Meernaa Caedwalla Hasluck, KG, GCMG, GCVO (wikipedia entry)
  18. The Right Hon. Sir John Robert Kerr, AK, GCMG, GCVO, QC (wikipedia entry)
  19. The Right Hon. Sir Zelman Cowen, AK, GCMG, GCVO, QC (wikipedia entry)
  20. The Right Hon. Sir Ninian Martin Stephen, KG, AK, GCMG, GCVO, KBE, QC (wikipedia entry)
  21. The Hon. William George Hayden, AC (wikipedia entry)
  22. The Hon. Sir William Patrick Deane, AC, KBE (wikipedia entry)
  23. The Right Rev. Peter John Hollingworth, AC, OBE (wikipedia entry)
  24. Major General (Philip) Michael Jeffery, AC, CVO, MC (wikipedia entry)
  25. Dame Quentin Alice Louise Bryce, AD, CVO (wikipedia entry)
  26. Sir Peter John Cosgrove, AK MC (wikipedia entry)

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