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Governor-General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines


Governor-General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Governor-General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Coat of Arms of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sir Frederick Ballantyne
since 2 September 2002
Style: His Excellency
Appointed by: Queen Elizabeth II
as Queen of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
First: Sir Sydney Gun-Munro
Formation: 27 October 1979
Term length: At Her Majesty's pleasure
Residence: Government House, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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The office of Governor-General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was created in 1979 when the islands gained independence as a Commonwealth realm. The Governor-General represents Queen Elizabeth II and acts as de facto head of state. Prior to independence, the islands were administered variously by lieutenant-governors, governors and administrators.

Governors-General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (1979–Present)

From To Name Comments
27 October 1979 28 February 1985 Sir Sydney Gun-Munro
28 February 1985 29 February 1988 Sir Joseph Lambert Eustache
29 February 1988 20 September 1989 Henry Harvey Williams Acting
20 September 1989 1 June 1996 Sir David Emmanuel Jack
1 June 1996 3 June 2002 Sir Charles Antrobus Died in office
3 June 2002 2 September 2002 Monica Dacon Acting
2 September 2002 Present Sir Frederick Ballantyne

See also


  • World Statesmen
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