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Fiji became a British Crown Colony in 1874, and an independent Dominion in the Commonwealth in 1970. Queen Elizabeth II remained the Head of State, holding the title of Queen of Fiji until 1987, when she formally abdicated following two military coups. From 1874 to 1987 the Monarch's functions were exercised in Fiji by his or her representative, the Governor (up to 1970), and, following independence, by the Governor-General.

List of Governors-General of Fiji (1970–1987)

Governor-General of Fiji
No. Name
Portrait Tenure Monarch
Took office Left office
Dominion of Fiji
1. Sir Robert Sidney Foster
Coat of arms of Fiji.svg 10 October 1970 13 January 1973 Queen Elizabeth II in March 2015.jpg

Elizabeth II

2. Ratu Sir George Cakobau
Coat of arms of Fiji.svg 13 January 1973 12 February 1983
3. Ratu Sir Penaia Ganilau
Coat of arms of Fiji.svg 12 February 1983 6 October 1987

See also