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Heads of State of the Bahamas
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Dame Marguerite Pindling
H.E. Sir Cornelius A. SMITH
Governor-General: 28 June 2019 - incumbent
Former Governors-General
Sir Milo Butler Sir John PAUL
Governor: 14 May 1972 - 10 July 1973
Acting Governor-General: 10 July 1973 - 31 July 1973
Sir Milo Butler Sir Milo BUTLER
Governor-General: 31 July 1973 - 22 January 1979
Sir Gerald Cash Sir Gerald CASH
Governor-General: 22 January 1979 - 25 June 1988
Sir Henry Milton Taylor Sir Henry Milton TAYLOR
Governor-General: 26 June 1988 - 1 January 1992
Sir Clifford Darling Sir Clifford DARLING
Governor-General: 2 January 1992 - 2 January 1995
Sir Orville Turnquest Sir Orville TURNQUEST
Governor-General: 3 January 1995 - 13 November 2001
Biography | Throne Speeches
Dame Ivy Dumont Dame Ivy DUMONT
Governor-General: 13 November 2001 - 30 November 2005
Biography | Throne Speeches
Paul Adderley Paul ADDERLEY
Acting Governor-General: 1 December 2005 - 1 February 2006
Sir Arthur Dion Hanna Sir Arthur Dion HANNA
Governor-General: 1 February 2006 - 14 April 2010
Biography | Throne Speeches
Arthur Foulkes Sir Arthur FOULKES
Governor-General: 14 April 2010 - 8 July 2014
Biography | Throne Speeches
Arthur Foulkes Dame Marguerite PINDLING
Governor-General: 8 July 2014 - 28 June 2019
Biography | Throne Speeches
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