King George V with his prime ministers. Standing (left to right): W.S. Monroe (Newfoundland), Gordon Coates (New Zealand), Stanley Bruce (Australia), J. B. M. Hertzog (Union of South Africa), W. T. Cosgrave (Irish Free State). Seated: Stanley Baldwin (United Kingdom), William Mackenzie King (Canada).

King George V was the monarch of the United Kingdom and the British Empire and its successor from 6 May 1910 until his death on 20 January 1936.

During his reign, George V was served by a total of 34 Prime Ministers; 7 from New Zealand, 6 from Australia, 5 from the Dominion of Canada, 5 from the United Kingdom, 4 from Malta, 4 from Southern Rhodesia, 3 from South Africa

List of prime ministers

Australia[edit]

No. Portrait Name Date of ascension/Took office Date of death/Left office
1
Andrew Fisher 6 May 1910 24 June 1913
2
Joseph Cook 24 June 1913 17 September 1914
(1)
Andrew Fisher 17 September 1914 27 October 1915
3
Billy Hughes 27 October 1915 9 February 1923
4
Stanley Bruce 9 February 1923 22 October 1929
5
James Scullin 22 October 1929 6 January 1932
6
Joseph Lyons 6 January 1932 20 January 1936

Cape Colony[edit]

1
John Xavier Merriman 6 May 1910 31 May 1910

Canada[edit]

1
Wilfrid Laurier 6 May 1910 6 October 1911
2
Robert Borden 10 October 1911 10 July 1920
3
Arthur Meighen 10 July 1920 29 December 1921
4
William Lyon Mackenzie King 29 December 1921 29 June 1926
(3)
Arthur Meighen 29 June 1926 25 September 1926
(4)
William Lyon Mackenzie King 25 September 1926 6 August 1930
5
R. B. Bennett 7 August 1930 23 October 1935
(4)
William Lyon Mackenzie King 23 October 1935 20 January 1936

Irish Free State [1][edit]

1
W. T. Cosgrave 6 December 1922 9 March 1932
2
Éamon de Valera 9 March 1932 20 January 1936

Malta[edit]

1 Joseph Howard 26 October 1921 13 October 1923
2 Francesco Buhagiar 13 October 1923 22 September 1924
3 Ugo Pasquale Mifsud September 1924 August 1927
4
Gerald Strickland August 1927 21 June 1932
5 Ugo Pasquale Mifsud 21 June 1932 2 November 1933 [2]

New Zealand[edit]

1
Joseph Ward 6 May 1910 28 March 1912
2
Thomas Mackenzie 28 March 1912 10 July 1912
3
William Massey 10 July 1912 10 May 1925
4
Francis Bell 10 May 1925 30 May 1925
5
Gordon Coates 30 May 1925 10 December 1928
6
Joseph Ward 10 December 1928 28 May 1930
7
George Forbes 28 May 1930 6 December 1935
8
Michael Joseph Savage 6 December 1935 20 January 1936

Newfoundland[edit]

1
Edward Morris 6 May 1910 31 December 1917
2 William F. Lloyd 31 December 1917 [3] 22 May 1919
3 Michael Patrick Cashin 22 May 1919 17 November 1919
4
Richard Squires 19 November 1919 24 July 1923
5 William Warren 24 July 1923 10 May 1924
6 Albert Hickman (Acting) 10 May 1924 9 June 1924
7
Walter Stanley Monroe 9 June 1924 August 1928
8 Frederick C. Alderdice August 1928 17 November 1928
9
Richard Squires 17 November 1928 June 1932
10 Frederick C. Alderdice June 1932 30 January 1934 (Commission of Government)

Northern Ireland[edit]

1
James Craig 7 June 1921 20 January 1936

South Africa[edit]

1
Louis Botha 31 May 1910 27 August 1919
2
Jan Christiaan Smuts 3 September 1919 30 June 1924
3
J. B. M. Hertzog 30 June 1924 20 January 1936

Southern Rhodesia[edit]

1
Charles Coghlan 1 October 1923 28 August 1927
2 Howard Unwin Moffat 2 September 1927 5 July 1933
3 George Mitchell 5 July 1933 12 September 1933
4 Godfrey Huggins 12 September 1933 20 January 1936

United Kingdom[edit]

1
H. H. Asquith 6 May 1910 5 December 1916
2
David Lloyd George 6 December 1916 19 October 1922
3
Bonar Law 23 October 1922 20 May 1923
4
Stanley Baldwin 22 May 1923 22 January 1924
5
Ramsay MacDonald 22 January 1924 4 November 1924
(4)
Stanley Baldwin 4 November 1924 4 June 1929
(5)
Ramsay MacDonald 5 June 1929 7 June 1935
(4)
Stanley Baldwin 7 June 1935 20 January 1936

References

  1. ^ Known as President of the Executive Council
  2. ^ Self-government suspended
  3. ^ Acting to 5 January 1918

See also