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Dependencies: Chandernagore - Karikal - Mahé - Mazulipatam - Surate - Yanaon -


Chandernagore


29 May 1690                Chandernagore (Chandernagor) a French possession, purchased
                             from the Nawab of Dacca (sale confirmed by the Mughal
                             Emperor 1692).
Mar 1699 - 17 Sep 1699     Brief Dutch occupation of Chandernagore.
1701                       Fort d'Orleans built.
23 Mar 1757 - 15 Jun 1765  British occupation of Chandernagore.
15 Jun 1765                Restored to France.
10 Jul 1778 - 27 Jun 1785  British occupation of Chandernagore.
27 Jun 1785                Restored to France.
 3 Sep 1770 - Oct 1790     Revolution deposes the commandant.
18 Nov
1791                Chandernagore adopts a constitution declaring itself a separate
                             French colony independent of Pondichéry.
11 Jun 1793 -  4 Dec 1816  British occupation of Chandernagore (it was not restored to 
                             French rule
11 Jul - 1 Oct 1803). On 20 Jun 1793, Richard Comyns
                             Birch (b. 1760 - d. 1807) is appointed superintendent and
                             magistrate at Chandernagor. 

 4 Dec 1816               
Chandernagore restored to France.
31 Mar 1853                Franco-British treaty concluded delimiting the boundaries of
                             Chandernagore.
20 Jun 1940 - 1945        
Chandernagore administration loyal to "Free" France.
27 Nov 1947                Chandernagore proclaimed a free city (
ville libre) by French India.
19 Jun 1949                Chandernagore (Chandernagor) votes in referendum to join India
                             by 98.5% of the vote.

 
2 May 1950                Transferred to India (de jure transfer 2 Feb 1951, France formally
                             ratifies cession 11 Apr 1952).
 2 Oct 1954               
Chandernagor merged into West Bengal state (see under India States).

Director
1691 - 1699?               André Bourreau-Deslandes (1st time)(b. 1669 - d. 1707)
Mar 1699 -  17 Sep 1699    Dutch occupation
1699 - 1701                André Bourreau-Deslandes (2nd time)(s.a.)
Director generals
Jan 1701 - Jan 1707        Pierre Dulivier                    (b. 1663 - d. 1722)
Jan 1707 - 1708            Jean Samuel de Labat (1st time)    (b. c.1674 -  d. 1723)
                             (acting)
1708 - 1711                François de Flacourt

1711 - 28 Nov 1717         Louis Claude Boyvin d'Hardancourt  (b. 16.. - d. 1717)
1717 - Mar 1721            Jean Samuel de Labat (2nd time)    (s.a.)

1721 - 1722                François de la Bouëxière Écuyer
1722 - 1723                Jean Samuel de Labat (3rd time)    (s.a.)
1723 - 25 Aug 1729         François Daguin de La Blanchetière (b. c.1666 - d. 1729)
1729 -
11 Oct 1729         Guillaume Guillaudeu (interim)     (d. 1754)
11 Oct 1729 - 28 Aug 1731  François Dirois
Governors
1731 - 1741                Joseph François Dupleix            (b. 1697 - d. 1763)
1741 - 1755                Georges Duval de Leyrit            (b. 1716 - d. 1764)
bf.Apr 1755 - 23 Mar 1757  Pierre Mathieu Renault de Saint-   (b. 1697 - d. 1777)
                             Germain (1st time)
Chiefs
23 Mar 1757 - 15 Jun 1765  British occupation
1765 - 1766               
Pierre Mathieu Renault de Saint-   (s.a.)
                             Germain (2nd time)

 
2 Sep 1766 -
10 Jul 1778  Jean-Baptiste Chevalier de Conan   (b. 1729 - d. 1789)
10 Jul 1778 - 27 Jun 1785  British occupation
Commandants
27 Jun 1785 - Oct 1787     Louis Charles Dangereux            (d. 1801)
Oct 1787 - 1788            Benoît Mottet de La Fontaine       (b. 1745 - d. 1820)
                             (1st time)
1788 - 1789                F. Nicolas
1789 - 13 May 1790         Fran
çois Emmanuel Dehaies, dit     (b. 1743 - d. 1818)
                             de Montigny
 
3 May 1790 -  4 Jun 1790  de Verinnes
                             (president of the General Assembly)
14 May 1790 - Sep 1790     de Frimont (commander)
 4 Jun 1790 - 1790         Cabarus
                             (
president of the General Assembly)
1790 - 1792                J.B. de Richemont
                             (president of the committee of Chandernagore;
                             from 6 Nov 1791, president of the Directory)

 
5 Nov 1790 - 10 Feb 1791  Benoît Mottet de La Fontaine       (s.a.)
                             (2nd time) (commissioner)
12 Feb 1791 -  5 Aug 1791  Charles Emmanuel de Canaples       (d. 1791)
                             (remained in Calcutta)

10 Sep 1791 - Nov 1791     Gautier
                           + Yvon                             (d. 1792)
                           (conciliation commissioners)
12 Sep 1791 - 11 Jun 1793  Fumeron de Mérancy
1792                       Fidel Armand Blouet                (b. c.1746 - d. 1804)
                             (chairman committee of citizens as
                             "acting charge of the nation in Bengal")
11 Jun 1793 - 
4 Dec 1816  British occupation
British Superintendent and Magistrate
2
0 Jun 1793 - 1803         Richard Comyns Birch               (b. 1760 - d. 1807)
                             (from Jul 1795, commissioner of Chinsurah and Chandernagore)

1803 -  4 Dec 1816         the judge-magistrates of Hooghly
Chefs de Service

 4 Dec 1816 - 1819         François Ravier
1819 - 29 Mar 1821         Joseph François Dayot              (b. 1761 - d. 1821)
Administrator
1822 - 1823                Joseph Marie Emmanuel Cordier      (b. 1773 - d. 1837)
                             (1st time)

Chef de Service
1823 - 1826                Jean François Pellissier
Administrator
1826 - 1836                J
oseph Marie Emmanuel Cordier      (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)

Chefs de Service
1836                       Félix Adrien Niel (1st time)       (b. 1784 - d. 1838)
                             (acting)

1836 - 1837                Philippe Achille Bédier            (b. 1791 - d. 1865)
1837 - 22 Nov 1838         Félix Adrien Niel (2nd time)       (s.a.)
                             (acting)

1838 - 1840                Auguste Germain Bourgoin           (d. 1845)
Mar 1840 - 1841?           Jean-Philippe Paul Jourdain
Administrator
1841 - 1843                Charles Cyprien Filleau Saint-     (b. 1819 - d. 1880)
                             Hilaire

Chefs de Service
1843 - 1844                Joseph Paul Daumain Saint-Pourçain (b. 1800 - d. 1847)
                             (acting)

1844 - 1848                Jacques Louis Law de Clapernon     (b. 1758 - d. 1826)
                             (1st time)

1848 - 1855                Nicolas Aimé Vigneti               (b. 1804 - d. 1857)
1855                       La Calverie (acting)
 
5 Sep 1855 - 1856         Joseph Ferdinand Hayes (1st time)  (b. 1814 - d. 1897)
1856 - 1857                Maras
1857 -  9 Jan 1859        
Jacques Louis Law de Clapernon     (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)

 
9 Jan 1859 - 20 Mar 1860  Adolphe Philibert Dubois de        (b. 1795 - d. 1860)
                             Jancigny
 
2 Aug 1859 - 1859         Jacques Louis Law de Clapernon     (s.a.)
                             (acting for Dubois)
1860 - 25 Sep 1865         Joseph Ferdinand Hayes (2nd time)  (s.a.)

25 Sep 1865 - 1873         Vincent Dérussat                   (b. 1806 - d. 1890)
1873? - Apr 1874           Jean-Pierre Thomas Durand          (b. 1810 - d. ....)
Apr 1874 - 15 Aug 1874     Just Marie Chaffard-Luçon (acting)
15 Aug 1874 - 1875?        Cave (acting)
20 Jan 1875 - 1878         Joseph Philippe Ferrier            (b. 1811 - d. 1886)

1878 - 1879                Sergent (acting)
15 Jan 1879 - 1880         François Aimé Marie
Édouard Feriez
1880 - Mar/Apr 1880        Sourd
Mar/Apr 1880 - 1882        Émile Eudel (1st time)             (b. 1837 - d. 1892)
c.Nov 1882 - 1882          de Lessar (interim)
1882 - 19 Mar 1883        
Émile Eudel (2nd time)             (s.a.)
19 Mar 1883 - 10 Aug 1883 
Étienne Durazzo (interim)          (b. 1850 - d. ....)
10 Aug 1883 - 22 Aug 1883  Dutremblay-Gamin
                             (acting to 11 Aug 1883, then interim)
1883                       C
lément Léon Émile Thomas          (b. 1840 - d. 1925)
                             (1st time)

22 Aug 1883 - Mar 1884     Sallot des Noyers
Mar 1884 - 
11 Apr 1886     Clément Léon Émile Thomas          (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
11 Apr 1886 - Jul 1886     Georges Michel Eugène Dhoste       (b. 1843 - d. 1991)
                             (acting)
Jul 1886 -  8 Sep 1887     Farine
 2 Sep 1887 -  8 Sep 1887  Alfred Joseph Auguste Le Faucheur  (b. 1842 - d. 1887)
                             (acting)
 8 Sep 1887 - May 1888     P
aul Émile Daclin, dit Daclin-     (b. 1840 - d. 1899)
                             Sibour (interim)

Administrators
28 Jun 1888 - 1888         Eugène Le Cardinal (acting)
1888 - 31 May 1889         Georges Louis Guilloteau (interim)
31 May 1889 - 17 Nov 1891  Alphonse Bonnet                    (b. 1829 - d. 1891)
1892 - 1895                Georges Lucien Marie Aubry Lecomte (b. 1859 - d. 1941)

1895                       F. Lecost (acting)
1895 - 1898                Louis Auguste Bertrand Ormières    (b. 1851 - d. 1914)
 
5 Mar 1898 - 1901         Lucien
Émile Echalier              (b. 1868 - d. 1910)
10 Dec 1900 - 1901         Bouchard (acting for Echalier)

 
1 Apr 1901 - Jun 1902     Marie Alexis Deville               (b. 1863 - d. 19..)
Jun 1902 - 1902            Stoumpf (acting)
Jul 1902 - 1903            Antoine Victor Bernard (1st time)  (b. 1868 - d. 19..)

Jun 1903 - Dec 1903        Fernand Marius Honoré Alibert      (b. 1865 - d. 19..)
                             (acting for Bernard)

Dec 1903 - May 1905        Antoine Victor Bernard (2nd time)  (s.a.)
May 1905 - Dec 1905        Maratray (acting)
Dec 1905 - Jul 1907        Étienne Joseph Ponge               (b. 1864 - d. 19..)
Jul 1907 - 1909            Maurice H. Guizonnier (1st time)
30 Jan 1909 - 10 Jul 1909  Reyneau
                             (acting for Guizonnier)
Jul 1909 -  5 Jan 1911    
Henri Léo
Émile Lagroua (1st time) (b. 1871 - d. 1952)
 
5 Jan 1911 -  9 Jun 1912  Maurice H. Guizonnier (2nd time)
 
9 Jun 1912 - 20 Dec 1912  J. Barbier
20 Dec 1912 - 26 Feb 1914  Henri Léo
Émile Lagroua (2nd time) (s.a.)
26 Feb 1914 - 26 Mar 1914  Guérin (acting)
26 Mar 1914 -  9 Feb 1915  Vergnol

 
4 Jun 1915 - Feb 1920     Charles Vincent
28 Sep 1916 - 1916?        Delrieu (acting for Vincent) 

 2 May 1918 - May 1918     Monroux (acting for Vincent)
Feb 1920 -  6 Apr 1920    
Jacques Pernon (1st time)(interim)
 6 Apr 1920 - 22 Mar 1921  C. Jaillet

22 Mar 1921 -  2 Aug 1923  Clayssen
 2 Aug 1923 - Dec? 1923    Ambady Gopalin (interim)           (b. 1909 - d. 19..)

21 Dec 1923 - Jun 1927     Valentin Champion (1st time)

20 Jun 1927 - 17 Jan 1928  Jacques Pernon (2nd time)(acting)
17 Jan 1928 - 24 Apr 1928  Roger Rémy
24 Apr 1928 - 1928         Jacques Pernon (3rd time)(acting)
1928 - 1931                Valentin Champion (2nd time)

22 Jul 1931 -
10 Aug 1931  H. Vendôme                         (d. 1931)
10 Aug 1931 - 14 Oct 1931  .... (acting)
14 Oct 1931 -  4 Feb 1932  des Essars
 
4 Feb 1932 - 1934         René Pierre Bertheux               (b. 1878 - d. 19..)
1934 - Mar 1936            Rémi Marie Hérou
23 Apr 1935 - 1935         Pardoux (acting for Hérou)
Mar 1936 - May 1936        Aspès
May 1936 - Apr 1937        T. Chambon

19 Dec 1936 - 1936?        Combe (acting for Chambon)
29 Apr 1937 -  3 Oct 1938 
Charles François Henri Baron       (b. 1900 - d. 1980)
                             (1st time)
29 Nov 1937 - 1937         Basset (acting for Baron)
14 Aug 1938 - Mar 1940     A
ndré Ménard                       (b. 1907 - d. 1988)
                            
(acting to 3 Oct 1938)
 6 Apr 1939 - 1939         Combe (acting for Ménard)
 8 Aug 1939 - 1939         Lécuyer (acting for Ménard)
10 Mar 1940 - 1941         C
harles François Henri Baron       (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
1941 - 1946                J.M. Massoutier

24 Jul 1941 - 1941         Naville (acting for Massoutier)
14 Nov 1941 - 1941         Naville (acting for Massoutier)
11 Aug 1942 - 1942         Naville (acting for Massoutier)
1946 - 1948                R. Bazin

1948 - 1949                Pierre Goumain                     (b. 1912 - d. 1994)
1949                       C.G. Mouzon
 9 May 1949 -  2 May 1950  Georges Henri Tailleur             (b. 1912 - d. 1990)

Karikal 

18 Jul 1738                Deed of sale of Karaikal and Fort Karukkalacheri to France by Sahuji
                             of Tanjore is approved by the Supreme Council of Pondichéry.
1738 -  6 Feb 1739         K
ariakal occupied by Saiyaji of Tanjore opponent of Sahuji.      
 6 Feb 1739                K
ariakal captured by the French without any opposition (and Fort
                             Karukkalacheri on 14 Feb 1739).
14 Feb 1739                Karikal (
Karaikal) a French possession. Karaikal and the fortress
                             of Karukkalacheri sold to France by the Sultan of Tanjore. 

12 Feb 1740                Pratap Singh of Tanjore sold to France the villages of Codague
                             (Kondagai), Vanjiyur, Arimullimangalam, Niravi, Dharmapuram,
                             Uzhiapathu, Mattakudi (probably Mathalangudi) and Polagam
12 Jan 1750                Pratap Singh sold to the French 81 more villages around Karaikal and
                             cancelled the annual rent.
28 Mar 1760 - 15 Apr 1760  British siege of Karikal.
15 Apr 1760 -
18 Feb 1765  British occupation of Karikal.
18 Feb 1765                Restored to France.

 5 Aug 1778                French evacuate Karial.
11 Aug 1778 - 26 Feb 1785  British occupation of
Karikal.
26 Feb 1785
                Restored to France.
Jun 1793                   French evacuate Karial.
19 Jun 1793 - 11 Jul 1803  British occupation
of Karikal.

11 Jul 1803
-  1 Oct 1803  Brief restoration of French rule according to Treaty of Amiens.
 
1 Oct 1803 - 14 Jan 1817  British occupation restored.
14 Jan 1817
                Karikal restored to France.
16 Jun 1940 -  9 Sep 1940  Administration loyal to "Vichy" France.
 8 Sep 1940 - 1945         Administration loyal to "Free" France.

 1 Nov 1954                Karikal transferred
to India de facto. Karaikal part of the
                             Pondicherry Union Territory (see under Indian states).

Counselors (conseiller)
1739 - 1741                Gatien Golard
1741 - 11 Feb 1744         Février                            (d. 1744)
1744 - 1748                Nicolas
1748 - 1749                Paradis
1749 - 1752                M. J.-B. Le Riche (Leriche)
Dec 1752 - 1754            Barthélemy
1754 - 1760                Abraham-Pierre Porcher des Oulches (d. 1765)
Commandants
 
5 Apr 1760 - 15 Apr 1760  d'H
éry
15 Apr 1760 -
18 Feb 1765  British occupation
1765 - 1770                Marie François Fleurin 
1770 - 1771                Arnoce Le Comte
1771 - Nov 1773            Pierre Paul Joseph Ferdinand       (b. 1730 - d. 1785)
                             de Boistel de Romainville (1st time)

Nov 1773 - Aug 1774        Hocquart
Aug 1774 - 1775            Willesme
1775 - 1776                Dumirouel (
Bellegard Dumirouct)
1776 -  5 Aug 1778         Pierre Paul Joseph Ferdinand       (s.a.)
                             de Boistel de Romainville (2nd time)
 5 Aug 1778 - 11 Aug 1778  Vacant
11 Aug 1778 - 26 Feb 1785  British occupation
26 Feb 1785 - 25 Jun 1785 
Pierre Paul Joseph Ferdinand       (s.a.)
                             de Boistel de Romainville (3rd time)
Aug 1785 - Jan 1788        Penmarck de Maniville
Jan 1788 - Mar 1790        Jacques Philippe de Marguenat      (b. 1740 - d. 1793)
Mar 1790 - Aug 1791        d'Espinasse
Aug 1791 - 19 Jun 1793     Pierre Adrien de Touffreville      (b. 1747 - d. 1826)

19 Jun 1793 - 11 Jul 1803  British occupation
11 Jul 1803 -  1 Oct 1803  ....
 
1 Oct 1803 - 14 Jan 1817  British occupation
Chefs de Service
14 Jan 1817 - Jul 1818     Charles Raymond Sylvain Bérenger,  (b. 1777 - d. 18..)
                             vicomte de B
érenger               
Jul 1818 - Nov 1818        Louis Simonet de Maisonneuve       (b. 1742 - d. 1825)   
Nov 1818 - Feb 1820        Joseph Marie Emmanuel Cordier      (b. 1773 - d. 1837)
                             (1st time)
Feb 1820 - May 1821       
François Ravier
May 1821 - Oct 1823        Louis Joseph Clériceau
             (b. 1775 - d. 18..)
Oct 1823 - Feb 1824        Pierre Jean de Bourcet (interim)   (b. 1775 - d. 1838)
Feb 1824 - Sep 1825        Joseph Marie Emmanuel Cordier      (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
Sep 1825 - Sep 1831        Philippe
Étienne Ducler            (b. 1778 - d. 1840)
Sep 1831 - Jan 1833        Joseph Pierre Adolphe Pognon       (b. 1786 - d. 18..)
Jan 1833 - Jan 1837        Amédée de Lesparda                 (b. 1797 - d. 1868)
Jan 1837 - 1841            Alfred Marcelin Filleau de Saint-  (b. 1805 - d. 1871)
                             Hilaire

1841 - Jan 1843            E
dmé Eugène Buirette de Saint-
                             Hilaire                          (b. 1801 - d. 1859)

Jan 1843 - 25 Feb 1843     Auguste Germain Bourgoin (acting)  (d. 1845)
25 Feb 1843 - Apr 1850     Charles Cyprien Filleau Saint-     (b. 1819 - d. 1880)
                             Hilaire 
Apr 1850 - 1853            Louis Auguste Gaspard Moras        (b. 1806 - d. 1876)
1853 - 1863                Anatole Arthur Textor de Ravisi    (b. 1822 - d. 1902)
25 Mar 1863 - 1867         Stanislas Xavier Godineau          (b. 1815 - d. 1874)
1867 - Jan 1868            Flouret
23 Jan 1868 - May 1868     Nicolas Charles Victor Edwin de    (b. 1834 - d. 1900)
                             Marguerie de Montfort (acting)
May/Jun 1868 - 1871        Joseph Antoine Nicolas Bonaventure
                             Bailly
Mar 1871 - Apr 1873?       Jules Blum (interim)
26 Apr 1873 - 12 May 1875 
Édouard Gustave Romieux            (b. 1822 - d. 1875)
Sep 1873 - 31 Jan 1874     Jean-Pierre Hilarion Liautaud      (b. 1824 - d. 18..)
                             (acting for absent Romieux)
Jun 1875 - Dec 1876        Jean-Pierre Hilarion Liautaud      (s.a.)
 1 Jan 1877 - 10 Mar 1879  Albert Guillaume Bontemps          (b. 1825 - d. ....)
10 Mar 1879 - 22 Jan 1881  Frédéric Haas                      (b. 1843 - d. 1915)
 6 Apr 1880
-  4 Apr 1881  Dauphin Morracchini                (b. 1846 - d. 1903)
                             (acting for Haas to
22 Jan 1881)
 4 Apr 1881 - 1883?        Clément Léon Émile Thomas (acting) (b. 1840 - d. 1925)
Mar 1883 - 19 May 1886    
Émile Eudel                        (b. 1837 - d. 1892)
19 May 1886 - 1888         Paul Louis Marie Dieudé-Defly      (b. 1838 - d. 1888)
Administrators
Jul 1888 - May 1896        T
héodore Étienne Octave Troupel    (b. 1852 - d. 19..)
1896 - Apr 1900            Albert Robail
30 Apr 1900 - Mar 1901     Jean-Louis Pelletan                (b. 1842 - d. 1904)
13 Mar 1901 - Apr 1902     Paul Joseph René Prempain          (b. 1859 - d. 19..)          
Apr 1902 - Aug 1902        Dugand (acting)                    (b. 1858 - d. 19..)
Aug 1902 - Sep 1904        Jules
Édouard Mounier              (b. 1868 - d. 19..) 
Sep 1904 - Jun 1905        Le Cocq (acting)
Jun 1905 - 15 Feb 1906     Jean-Marie
Élie Maire              (b. 1864 - d. 19..)
15 Feb 1906 - May 1906     Jules Jean Abel Morlet             (b. 1867 - d. 19..)
May 1906 - Jul 1907        Maurice H. Guizonnier (1st time)
Jul 1907 - 10 Sep 1909     H. Carreau (1st time)
10 Sep 1909 - Oct 1910     Delahaye (acting)
Oct 1910 - 22 Dec 1910     Maurice H. Guizonnier (2nd time)
22 Dec 1910 - 1911         Fabre
1911                       H. Carreau (2nd time)
1911 - Feb 1912            Henri Léo Émile Lagroua (1st time) (b. 1871 - d. 1952)
17 Oct 1911 - 1911         Deymes (acting for Lagroua)
 8 Feb 1912 - 18 Feb 1912  Lebhar (1st time)(acting)
18 Feb 1912 - 10 Aug 1912  Gentil (acting) 
10 Aug 1912 - Dec? 1912    Lebhar (2nd time)(acting)
20 Dec 1912 - 1913         J. Barbier
29 May 1913 - 13 Nov 1913  Jules Gabriel Henri Monroux
13 Nov 1913 - 12 Dec 1913  Vergnol (acting)
12 Dec 1913 - 191.         de Simorre (acting)
26 Feb 1914 - 24 Jul 1914  Henri Léo Émile Lagroua (2nd time) (s.a.)
25 Jul 1914 - 22 Jan 1915  Antoine Poli (acting)
22 Jan 1915 - 1920        
Henri Léo Émile Lagroua (3rd time) (s.a.)
22 Jan 1915 - 31 Jan 1915  Marie Joseph Jules Gabriel Henri   (b. 1879 - d. 1953)
                             Monroux (acting for Lagroua)
13 Apr 1920 - 23 Jun 1921  Guillaume Eugène Louis Le Peltier
                             (acting)
23 Jun 1921 - Aug 1921     Valentin Champion (1st time)
Aug 1921 - Apr 1922        Le Peltier
                             (acting for Champion)
Apr 1922 - May 1922        Valentin Champion (2nd time)
May 1922 - 192.            Le Peltier
                             (acting for Champion)
 2 Aug 1923 - Jul 1924     Louis Hyacinthe Clément Clayssen   (b. 1881 - d. 19..)
Jul 1924 - 27 Apr 1925     G. Le Peltier
                             (acting for Clayssen)
May 1925                   G. Clayssen (1st time)
20 May 1925 - Feb 1926     Lagroua
Feb 1926 -  1 Oct 1926     G. Clayssen (2nd time)
 1 Oct 1926 - Jun 1927     Lagroua
1927 - c.1928              G. Clayssen (3rd time)
1928 - 24 Apr 1928         Valentin Champion (3rd time)
24 Apr 1928 - 192.         Roger Rémy
Sep 1929 - 19..            Le Peltier (acting)
27 Apr 1930 - 31 Mar 1931  André Martinat (acting)
31 Mar 1931 - 19 Jul 1931  Henri Louis Auguste Vendôme
       (d. 1931)
Jul 1931 - 27 Aug 1931     Alaudine + Filatriau (acting)
28 Aug 1931 - 27 Jun 1932  Alexandre Auguste Henri Quintrie-
                             Lamothe
27 Jun 1932 - 193.         Alaoudine (acting)
1933 - 193.                Paul Marie Tomasini ?              (b. 1901 - d. 19..)
c.1934 - May 1936          Jean Georges Chambon
May 1936 - 1936            Alaoudine (acting)
 9 Oct 1936 - Jul 1937     Fernand Brunet
14 Oct 1936 - 31 Dec 1936  ....  (acting for Brunet)
31 Jul 1937 - Aug 1938     Pierre Henri Marie Rouvillois      (b. 1907 - d. 1987)
10 Jun 1938 - 1938        
Tiburce Filatriau
                             (acting for Rouvillois)
31 Aug 1938 - Apr 1941     Louis Eleuther Garnier-La-Roche    (b. 1888 - d. 19..)
                             (acting to 3 Oct 1938)
Apr 1941 - c.1945          Bachmann
 7 Jul 1941 - 1941        
Tiburce Filatriau
                             (acting for Bachmann)
11 Jun 1942 - 1942        
Tiburce Filatriau
                             (acting for Bachmann)
21 Dec 1942 - 194.        
Tiburce Filatriau
                             (acting for Bachmann)
24 May 1945 - 1945        
Tiburce Filatriau
                             (acting for Bachmann) 
24 Dec 1945 - 194.        
Tiburce Filatriau
                             (acting for Bachmann)
194. - 12 Jan 1948         Bernard Keller
18 Jul 1946 - 194.        
Tiburce Filatriau
                             (acting for Keller)
c.Oct 1947                 Jacques Drouhin (acting?)          (b. 1872 - d. 1918)
30 Dec 1947 - 1948         Tiburce Filatriau (acting)
Jan 1948 - 19..            Pierre Goumain                     (b. 1912 - d. 1994)
1948 - 1950                ....
1950 - 1951                Bertrand Lembezat                  (b. 1913 - d. 1986)

1951 -
31 Oct 1954         P.M. Boucheney
31 Oct 1954 -  1 Nov 1954  Robert Duvauchelle (consul)        (b. 1914 - d. 1997)
Administrator

 1 Nov 1954                A.V. Loganathan



Mahé

 2 Apr 1721 - Feb 1725     Mahé (Mahe) a French possession.
Dec 1725                   Mahé restored to France.

17 Feb 1761                British occupation of Mahé, which is then is given
                             to the ruler of Cannanore.
30 May 1765               
Mahé restored to France.
1769                       Fort-Mah
é completed.
11 Mar 1779 -
15 Aug 1785  British occupation of Mahé.
15 Aug 1785                Restored to France.
16 Jul 1793 - 11 Jul 1803  British occupation of Mahé.
11 Jul 1803 -  1 Oct 1803  Brief restoration of French rule according to Treaty of Amiens.
 
1 Oct 1803 - 22 Feb 1817  British occupation of Mahé.
22 Feb 1817               
Mahé restored to France.
16 Jun 1940 -  9 Sep 1940  Administration loyal to "Vichy" France
.
 
9 Sep 1940 - 1945         Administration loyal to "Free" France.
21 Oct 1948 - 29 Oct 1948  Indian revolutionaries under I.K. Kumaran occupy Mahé.
16 Jul 1954                Mahé taken by pro-Indian groups. 
 
1 Nov 1954                Mahe transferred to India de facto. Mahe part of the
                             Pondicherry Union Territory (see under Indian states).

Chefs du comptoir
 2 Apr 1721 - 1724         André Mollandin
10 Jan 1724 - 1737         Jean-Quentin Trémisot              (d. 1737)
1737 - 1739                Brunel (interim)
1739 - 1741                Dirois
1741 - 1742                Signard                            (d. 1742)
1742 - 1747                Duval de Leyrit
1747 - 17 Feb 1761         Louet
1761 - 30 May 1765         given to Cannanore
1765 - Nov 1773            Bernard François Bertrand Picot,   (b. 1734 - d. 1797)
                             marquis de la Motte (1st time)
Nov 1773 - 1774            Pierre-Antoine Duprat, comte Duprat
1774 - 1775                Repentigny
1775 - 1779    
            Bernard François Bertrand Picot,   (s.a.)
                             marquis de la Motte (2nd time)
   
11 Mar 1779 - 15 Aug 1785  British occupation
1785 - 1787                Marin (interim)
1787 - 1790                Charles Emmanuel de Canaples       (d. 1791)
1790 - Oct 1791            du Tellier
Dec 1790 - Apr 1791        de Boyer
                             (president of the Colonial Assembly)
Oct 1791 - 16 Jul 1793     Larcher
16 Jul 1793 - 11 Jul 1803  British occupation
11 Jul 1803 -  1 Oct 1803  ....
 1 Oct 1803 - 22 Feb 1817  British occupation
Chefs de Service
1817 -  4 Apr 1826         Jacques Louis Law de
Clapernon     (b. 1758 - d. 1826)
c.1827 - Jun 1828          F
élix Adrien Niel                  (d. 1838)
11 Jun 1828 - 1828         Jean-Bernard Renouard (acting)
1828 -
1832                Vincent François Scipion (1st time)(b. 1780 - d. 18..)
1832 - 30 Aug 1832         Jourdain (1st time)
30 Aug 1832 -  5 Feb 1834  Vincent François Scipion (2nd time)(s.a.)
 5 Feb 1834 - Apr 1837     Jacques Hippolyte Emmanuel Fortuné (b. 1801 - d. 18..)
                             Barret (1st time)
14 Jul 1837 - 183.         Armand Donin de Rosière            (b. 1808 - d. 1845)
                             (acting for Barret)
c.1838                     Jourdain (2nd time)
c.1840 - 1844              Jacques Hippolyte Emmanuel Fortuné (s.a.)
                             Barret (2nd time)

16 Feb 1844 - Jul 1858     Joseph Jean Ferdinand Hayes        (b. 1813 - d. 1897)
31 Jul 1858 - 1860         Victor Delaselle (interim)
31 Aug 1860 - c.Nov 1864   René Charles Louis Ducoing         (b. 1807 - d. 18..)
21 Nov 1864 - Apr 1868     Achille Jacques d'Argouges         (b. 1818 - d. 1868)
Apr 1868 - 1875            Jean-Pierre Hilarion Liautaud      (b. 1824 - d. 18..)
13 Sep 1873 - 31 Jan 1874  de Galéan
                             (acting for absent Liautaud)
Jun 1875 - 23 Feb 1879     Dufrénil
23 Feb 1879 - 10 Mar 1879  Frédéric Haas                      (s.a.)
10 Mar 1879 -  4 Dec 1879  Coudroy de Lauréal
 4 Dec 1879 -  6 Apr 1880  Dauphin Morracchini                (b. 1846 - d. 1903)
 6 Apr 1880 - 15 Jan 1881  Camille Gustave Sicé (1st time)    (b. 1840 - d. 1902)
                             (acting)
12 Jan 1881 - 1881         Alexandre Ainolrot (interim)
Sep 1881 - 188.            Clément Léon Émile Thomas          (b. 1840 - d. 1925)
Mar 1883 - May 1885        H. Crouzet
May 1885 - 1886            Charles Bayet
 2 Jun 1886 - 10 Aug 1888  Camille Gustave Sicé (2nd time)    (s.a.)
10 Aug 1888 - Sep 1888     Legay (acting)
Administrators
Sep 1888 - Oct 1889        Georges
Émile Lamadon              (b. 1846 - d. 1...)
Oct 1889 -  5 Apr 1893     Robert Mirepoix                    (d. 1893)
1893 - 1895               
Émile Proche                       (b. 1862 - d. 19..)
 3 Apr 1895 - Oct 1898     Jean Jules Émile Peuvergne         (b. 1848 - d. 1916)
11 May 1898 - Feb 1899     Terrasson
                             (acting [for Peuvergne to Oct 1898])
Feb 1899 - 1900            Albert Bouchard
17 Jul 1900 - 18 Aug 1900  Roberty (interim)
c.1901                     Reynaud (acting)
Nov/Dec 1900 - Mar 1901    Paul Joseph René Prempain          (b. 1859 - d. 19..)
Mar 1901 - c.1903          H. Gentil (1st time)
190. - 16 Mar 1903         Albert Bouchard (acting)
16 Mar 1903 -  6 Mar 1905  Félix Pujol
 6 Mar 1905 - 31 Mar 1905  Marcellin Antoine Léon Joseph Vally(b. 1864 - d. 19..)
                             (1st time)(acting)              
31 Mar 1905 - 15 Feb 1906  Jules Jean Abel Morlet             (b. 1867 - d. 19..)
15 Feb 1906 -
11 Aug 1906  Marcellin Antoine Léon Joseph Vally(s.a.)
                             (2nd time)(acting)
11 Aug 1906 - Jul 1907     Georges Massol                     (b. 1873 - d. 19..)
Jul 1907 - 25 Mar 1909     Étienne Joseph Ponge               (b. 1864 - d. 19..)
c.1908                     H. Carreau (acting)
c.1909                     Jean-François Catriau (acting)
26 Mar 1909 - Feb 1910     Lenhardt (acting)
Feb 1910 - af.15 Mar 1910  H. Gentil (2nd time)
af.15 Mar 1910 - Oct 1910  Maurice H. Guizonnier (interim)
 6 Oct 1910 - 11 Oct 1910  Marie Fran
çois Clovis Quintual     (b. 1865 - d. 19..)
                             (1st time)
11 Oct 1910 - 11 Nov 1910  Laroche
11 Nov 1910 - 191.         Marie François Clovis Quintual     (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
c.Dec 1911                 Louit
 9 May 1912 -  7 Nov 1913  C. Jaillet
                             (acting to Dec 1912/Jan 1913)
 
7 Nov 1913 -  1 Aug 1915  Charles Gallois-Montbrun (1st time)
 1 Aug 1915 -  6 Sep 1915  Pochont (acting)
c.Oct 1915                 Emmanuel Marie Joseph Fleury       (b. 1879 - d. 1947)
                             (acting)
 1 Feb 1916 - 1916?        Charles Gallois-Montbrun (2nd time)
May 1916 - 1916            Pochont (acting)
29 Sep 1916 - Jun 1919     A. Raux
Jun 1919 - May 1920        Émile Clément Annet
May 1920 - 192.            Ittiécandy Ramin (acting)
c.1921                     Louis
 6 Aug 1921 - Feb 1923     C. Jaillet
 5 Feb 1923 - Mar/Apr 1925 Armand Perrier (1st time)
20 Apr 1925 - 20 May 1925  René Joseph Leroi (acting)
May 1925 - Feb 1926        G. Clayssen
Feb 1926 - 192.            Armand Perrier (2nd time)
192. - 15 Apr 1929         André Martinat (acting)
15 Apr 1929 - Nov 1930     Adolphe Kerjean
20 Nov 1930 - 29 Jun 1931  Velandy Krishnin (acting)
Jun 1931 - 28 Sep 1933     Armand Perrier (3rd time)
28 Sep 1933 - 193.         Tirouvaressin (acting)
193. -  7 Dec 1935         Vassou
 7 Dec 1935 - 19..         Velandy Krishnin (acting)
193. - 10 May 1939         Armand Perrier (4th time)(interim)
10 May 1939 - Jul 1945     Sylvain Boué (1st time)
                             (interim to 1 Aug 1939)
Jul 1945 - 1945            .... (acting)
1945 - Jan 1946            Sylvain Boué (2nd time)
Jan 1946 - 194.            Fournier (interim)
Jan 1948 -  May 1949       Yves Périer                        (b. 1914 - d. 2004)
21 Oct 1948 - 29 Oct 1948  Irayi Kunnathidathil Kumaran       (b. 1903 - d. 1999)
                             (chairman of the Defence Council
, in rebellion)
May 1949 - 19..            Daurel
19.. - 16 Jul 1954         Deschamps
16 Jul 1954 - 31 Oct 1954  Irayi Kunnathidathil Kumaran       (s.a.)


Mazulipatam

 9 Dec 1669                Moghul emperor issues a firman allowing France to open
                             a factory in Mazulipatam (Masulipatnam/Machilipatnam)

25 Jul 1672 –  6 Sep 1674  Sainte Thomé (São Tomé de Meliapore) occupied by France (see
                             under Goa dependencies).
Apr 1674 - 1687            Reclaimed by the sultan of Golkonda.
Mar 1705 - 1720            Abandoned by France.
Sep 1749                   Muzzafar Jang grants to France rights over Masulipatam, Divi
                             Island and surrounding areas.
May 1750 - Jul 1750        British occupation.
1753                       Salabat Jang cedes to the French Compagnie des Indes additional
                             territories of Srikakulam, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Kondapalli,
                             Kondavidu, Masulipatnam, and Nizampatnam.
25 Mar 1759 -  8 Apr 1759  British siege of the French Mazulipatam fort
 8 Apr 1759                British troops take
Mazulipatam.
14 May 1759                British treaty with Salabat Jang replaces French with British
                             interest (as part of Presidency of Madras).

Chefs
Dec 1669 - 21 Sep 1670     Marcara (Macara)
28 Sep 1670 - 18 Jan 1673  François Martin                    (b. 1634 - d. 1706)
Jan 1673 - Apr 1674        Malfosse                           (d. 1674)
Apr 1674 - 1687            reclaimed by Golkonda
1687 - Aug 1687            Bertrand                           (d. 1687)
                           + Duval (to bf.Aug 1687)           (d. 1687)
1687 - 1688                de Montferré
Mar 1688 - Jun 1688        Jean-Baptiste Martin               (d. 1698)
16.. - May/Jun 1692        Moret (acting)
May/Jun 1692 - 1699        Pierre le Pheliponnat de Chalonge  (d. 1703)
1699 - 1701                ....
1701 - Mar 1705            François de Flacourt
Mar 1705 - 1720            abandoned
1720 - 1732                ....
1732 - 1736                Abraham Pierre Porcher des Oulches (d. 1765)
1736 - 1738?               Golard
1738 - Dec 1738            Jean-Baptiste Le Verrier
Dec 1738 - 1741            Noël Michel Guillard (1st time)
1741 - 1747?               André Boyelleau                    (b. 1712 - d. 1788)
Sep 1741 - 174.            Boyelleau
174. - 1750?               Lenoir
May 1750 - Jul 1750        British occupation
1750 - 1751                Jacques O'Friell (agent)           (d. 1751)
Jun 1751 - Apr 1752       
Noël Michel Guillard (2nd time)
Apr 1752 - Aug 1758        Léon Moracin
Aug 1758 -  8 Apr 1759     Hubert de Brienne, comte de        (b. 1690 - d. 1777)
                             Conflans (acting)


Surate

 4 Sep 1666                Moghul emperor issues a firman allowing France to open
                             a factory in Surate
1668                       French factory at Surate (Surat).
 4 Mar 1759                British capture Surat city and close the French factory.

Directors of Surate
1666 - 1668                Beber (Bebber)(acting)
13 Feb 1668 - Oct 1673     François Caron                    (b. 1600 - d. 1673)
10 Mar 1669 - Nov 1699     Jacques de Faye                   (d. 1699)
Oct 1671 - 24 Aug 1672     Barthélemy Blot                   (d. 1672)
 
8 May 1672 -  3 Mar 1673  Claude Gueston                    (d. 1673)
 3 Mar 1673 - 1673         Louis Auguste Bellanger de        (b. 1647 - d. 1699)
                             l'Espinay

1673 - 1674                Louis-Estienne de Pillavoine      (b. 1644 - d. 1716)
                             (1st time)
                           + Adam
1674 - 13 Jun 1674         Jacques Boureau
13 Jun 1674 - 14 May 1683  François Baron                    (b. 1620 - d. 1683)
22 Aug 16811 May 1686  François Martin                   (b. 1634 - d. 1706)
1685 - Nov 1696            Louis-Estienne de Pillavoine      (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
 4 Jan 1696 - Jun 1698     Jean-Baptiste Martin              (d. 1698)
Jun 1698 - Aug 1700        Toussaint Regnard (acting)
Aug 1700 - 1716            Louis-Estienne de Pillavoine      (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
1716 -  1 Nov 1719         Julien de Verduc (Verdruc)        (d. 1719)
1720 - 1721                Louis-Maurice de Pillavoine       (b. 1692 - d. 1772)
11 Apr 1721 - 1726         Louis de Grangemont
1726 - Sep 1736            Jacques-Julien de Flacourt        (b. 1690 - d. 1736)
1736 - 1738                Jean-Baptiste Martin              (d. 1738)
1739 - 1758                Le Verrier
1758 - 1759                Jean Anquetil de Briancourt       (b. 1727 - d. 1793)



Yanaon

1723                       Yanaon (Yanam) a French possession (confirmed 1750).
1728 - 1731                Factory abandoned.
1752                       French sovereignty confirmed by the Nizam of Hyderabad.
16 Jan 1761 - 15 May 1765  British occupation
of
Yanaon.
15 May 1765                Yanaon restored to France
17 Oct 1778 -  7 Mar 1785  British occupation of
Yanaon.
 7 Mar 1785                Yanaon restored to France

19 Jun 1793 - 11 Jul 1803  British occupation of Yanaon.
11 Jul 1803
-  1 Oct 1803  Brief restoration of French rule according to Treaty of Amiens.
 
1 Oct 1803 -
12 Apr 1817  British occupation restored.
12 Apr 1817                Yanaon restored to France.
13 Jun 1954                Yanaon taken by Indian military police.
 1 Nov 1954                Yanaon transferred to India de facto. Yanaon part of the
                             Pondicherry Union Territory (see under Indian states).


Chefs du comptoir
1723 - Jan 1728            Fouquet
                           + Noël Michel Guillard (1st time)
1728 - 1731                factory abandoned
1731? - Dec 1737           Noël Michel Guillard (2nd time)
Dec 1737 - 24 Oct 1747     comte de Choisy                    (d. 1747)
1747 - c.Oct 1748          Armand-Julien Sainfray
1750? - 1758               Lenoir
1758 - 1761                ....
16 Jan 1761 - 15 May 1765
  British occupation
15 May 1765 - 1778?        Jean-Jacques Panon                 (b. 1718 - d. 1802)
c.1771                     Dulaurens
17 Oct 1778 -  7 Mar 1785  British occupation
 
7 Mar 1785 - 1789?        Mallhendre
c.1787                     Martin
1789 - 1790                Jean-Alexis Bluter
1790 - 19 Jun 1793         Pierre Sonnerat                    (b. 1748 - d. 1814)
22 Apr 1791 - 1791         Mariette
                             (president of the colonial council)
19 Jun 1793
- 11 Jul 1803
  British occupation
11 Jul 1803 -  1 Oct 1803  .... 
 1 Oct 1803 -
12 Apr 1817  British occupation
Chefs de Service

17 Apr 1817 - 19 Apr 1825  François Courson de la Villehelio  (b. 1791 - d. 1830)
1825 - 1828                Amédée de Lesparda (1st time)      (b. 1797 - d. 1868)
1828 - 182.                Delarche
182. - Jan 1833            Amédée de Lesparda (2nd time)      (s.a.)
Dec 1832 - 1837            Jean-Philippe Paul Jourdain
                             (1st time)
1837 - Feb 1839            Bernard
18.. - Mar 1840            Jean-Philippe Paul Jourdain
                             (2nd time)
Mar 1840 - 1841            ....
1841 - Nov 1844            Jean-Philippe Paul Jourdain
                             (3rd time)
Nov 1844 - Apr 1847        Jacques Louis Law de Clapernon     (b. 1758 - d. 1826)
Apr 1847 - Oct 1849        Jean-Philippe Paul Jourdain
                             (4th time)
Oct 1849 - Mar 1855        Pierre Félicité Valère Hugot       (b. 1786 - d. 1856)
31 Mar 1855 - 1856?        Henry Blin (acting)
20 Sep 1856 - Aug 1860     Charles Cyprien Filleau Saint-     (b. 1819 - d. 1880)
                             Hilaire
Aug 1860 - 15 Dec 1860     Charles Thomas François Robert     (b. 1809 - d. 18..)
                             (1st time)(acting)
15 Dec 1860 - 22 Jul 1861  Filleau                            (d. 1861)
22 Jul 1861 - 1862         Margain (acting)
 1 Jul 1862 - Mar 1871     Jules Blum
c.1864                     Charles Thomas François Robert     (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)(acting)
Mar 1871 - Apr 1871        Pierrre Jules Flouret (acting)
Apr 1871 - 27 Mar 1873     Philippe Arthur Renou              (d. 1873)
 2 Apr 1873 - Jul 1873     Charles Bayet (1st time)
Jul 1873 -  1 Sep 1873     Marius-François Guirand (acting)
 1 Sep 1873 - Jan 1875     Joseph Philippe Ferrier            (b. 1811 - d. 1886)
Apr 1875 - Jun 1875        Dufrénil
Jun 1875 -  8 Apr 1881     Desmazes
Mar 1879 -  8 Jul 1879     Duthoya
                             (acting [for Desmazes to 8 Apr 1881])
 8 Jul 1879 -  3 Dec 1879  Dauphin Morracchini                (b. 1846 - d. 1903)
 3 Dec 1879 -  9 May 1880  Anacharcis Héloury (acting)
May 1880 - 29 Apr 1881     Charles Bayet (2nd time)
29 Apr 1881 - Oct 1881     Louis Sicé (1st time)(interim)
Oct 1881 - May 1882        Charles Bayet (3rd time)
 2 May 1882 - Apr 1883     Nemours Filatriau (acting)         (b. 1852 - d. 19..)
Apr 1883 - May 1885        Charles Bayet (4th time)
May 1885 - 1887?           H. Crouzet
 9 Apr 1887-bf.8 Aug 1887  Alfred Joseph Auguste Le Faucheur  (b. 1842 - d. 1887)
c.1887 - Oct 1887          Charles Bayet (5th time)
Oct 1887 - 1887            François Bruno Eugène Aubert       (b. 1845 - d. 19..) 
                             (1st time)
1887                       Eugène Le Cardinal (1st time)
                             (acting)
Oct 1887 - Mar 1888        François Bruno Eugène Aubert       (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
Administrators
Mar 1888 - 28 Jun 1888     Eugène Le Cardinal (2nd time)
                             (acting)
28 Jun 1888 - 29 Aug 1888  Marie Antoine
Édmond Gaudart       (b. 1859 - d. 19..)
29 Aug 1888 -  5 Nov 1889  Marie Léon Sorg (acting)           (b. 1862 - d. 19..)
 5 Nov 1889 - Dec? 1889    Emmanuel Spielman (1st time)
                             (acting)
Dec? 1889 - 1893           Émile Proche                       (b. 1862 - d. 19..)
May 1893 - Jun 1893        Auguste Marie Joseph Chalail
18 Aug 1893 - Jul 1895     Henri Joseph Morin
25 Jun 1894 - Oct? 1894    Louis Sicé (2nd time)
                             (acting for Morin)
Jul 1895 - 1898            André Jean-Baptiste Baillat
Jan 1898 - 10 May 1898     Lucien
Émile Echalier              (b. 1868 - d. 1910)
10 May 1898 - 15 Mar 1899  Alexis Monnerot-Dumaine (interim)  (b. 1870 - d. 1921)
15 Mar 1899 - Feb 1900     Fernand Marius Honoré Alibert      (b. 1865 - d. 19..)
                             (interim)
Feb 1900 -  6 Mar 1900     Bezavada Vingataredy (acting)
 6 Mar 1900 - 1900?        Camille Reynaud (interim)          (b. 1874 - d. 19..)
c.1900                     François Bruno Eugène Aubert       (s.a.)               
24 Jul 1901 - 31 Mar 1905  Emmanuel Spielman (1st time) 
31 Mar 1905 - Jun 1905     Jean-Marie Élie Maire (acting)     (b. 1864 - d. 19..)
Jun 1905 - 26 Aug 1907     Emmanuel Spielman (2nd time)
26 Aug 1907 - 23 Nov 1907  Lamotte (interim)
23 Nov 1907 - 190.         Marie Dominique Raymond Eyquem     (b. 1876 - d. 19..)
                             (1st time)(interim)
30 Mar 1908 - 1908         Michaux (interim)
17 Jul 1908 - 190.         Filatriau (interim)
22 Feb 1909 - 1909         Marie Dominique Raymond Eyquem     (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)(interim)
11 Aug 1909 -  8 Sep 1909  Robert Eaton (interim)             (b. 1852 - d. 19..)
 8 Sep 1908 - Apr 1910     Rondeau
Apr 1910 - May 1911        Gentile
May 1911 -  9 May 1912     C. Jaillet
 
9 May 1912 - Jun 1918     Djenagadin Simonel
Aug 1918 -  1 Jun 1922     Henri Sirot                        (b. 1856 - d. 1923)
 1 Jun 1922 - 14 Feb 1923  Savoundiram (acting)
14 Feb 1923 - 26 Jul 1928  Adolphe Kerjean
26 Jul 1928 - 13 Mar 1930  Armand Perrier (1st time)
13 Mar 1930 - 19 Dec 1930  Mohamed Zecria (acting)
19 Dec 1930 - Jun 1931     Armand Perrier (2nd time)
Jun 1931 - 1931            Tamby
19 Jul 1931 - 193.         Paul Marie Tomasini                (b. 1901 - d. 19..)
16 Aug 1933 - 19..         Ch. Coumarin
c.1937                     Ittièle Coumarin 
19.. - 28 Nov 1941         Sandou
 7 Aug 1941 - 16 Dec 1942 
Sadanandam Samou 
                             (acting for Sandou to 28 Nov 1941)
16 Dec 1942 - 194.         Selvaradjou
c.1946                     P. Mano
19.. - Jul 1947            Guérin
Jul 1947 - 1949?           Drouin
1949 - c.Jul 1952          Henri Pontonnier
195. - 10 Jun 1954         George Sala
Indian Commissioners

13 Jun 1954 -  3 Jul 1954  Dadala Raphael Ramanayya (acting)  (b. 1908 - d. 1991)
 3 Jul 1954 -  1 Nov 1954  ....





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