List of Governors-General of Barbados
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.
|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|