List of Governors-General of Barbados

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The Governor-General of Barbados is a vice-regal representative of the Queen of Barbados. The Governor-General acts as the nation's Head of State. This is because the Queen cannot live in all her realms at once.

List of Governors-General of Barbados[change | edit source]

On 30 November 1966, Barbados became independent from Britain.

From To Name Comments
30 November 1966 18 May 1967 Sir John Montague Stow
18 May 1967 9 August 1976 Sir Arleigh Winston Scott
9 August 1976 17 November 1976 Sir William Douglas Acting (first time)
17 November 1976 9 January 1984 Sir Deighton Lisle Ward
10 January 1984 24 February 1984 Sir William Douglas Acting (Second time)
24 February 1984 6 June 1990 Sir Hugh Springer
6 June 1990 19 December 1995 Dame Nita Barrow
19 December 1995 1 June 1996 Sir Denys Williams Acting
1 June 1996 31 October 2011 Sir Clifford Husbands
1 November 2011 Incumbent Elliot Belgrave Acting