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Governor-General of Kenya


Governor-General of Kenya

Governor-General of Kenya
Former political post
Coat of arms of Kenya
Predecessor Governor of Kenya

President of Kenya

as Republic of Kenya
First officeholder Malcolm MacDonald
Last officeholder Malcolm MacDonald
Style His/Her Excellency
Official residence Government House, Kenya
Appointer Monarch of Kenya
Office began 1963
Office ended 1964

The office of Governor-General of Kenya was created during the period when Kenya was a constitutional monarchy from 1963 to 1964 and abolished after Kenya became a republic. During this period, Malcolm John MacDonald, who was the last Governor of Kenya, continued his term as Governor-General following the transition of the state of Kenya towards independence. The Prime Minister was Jomo Kenyatta, who became President the year after independence, replacing Queen Elizabeth II as head of state.

See also lists of incumbents, list of Presidents of Kenya

Governors-General of Kenya, 1963-1964

The title was abolished in 1964

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