Bahrain: Heads of State: 1783-2016

Ruling House: Banū ‘Utūb (Āl Khalīfa)
Ḥākim al-Baḥrayn wa Tawābi‘hu
23 Jul 1783 - ? ? 1796 Shaykh Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Āl Khalīfa
? ? 1796 - ? Apr 1843 Shaykh ‘Abd Allāh ibn Aḥmad Āl Khalīfa
? ? ? 1796 - ? ? 1825 Shaykh Salmān ibn Aḥmad Āl Khalīfa [1]
? ? 1825 - 31 May 1834 Shaykh Khalīfa ibn Salmān Āl Khalīfa [1]
31 May 1834 - ? Jun 1842 Shaykh Muḥammad ibn Khalīfa Āl Khalīfa [1]
? Apr 1843 - 6 Sep 1868 Shaykh Muḥammad ibn Khalīfa Āl Khalīfa (x)
6 Sep 1868 - ? Sep 1869 Shaykh ‘Alī ibn Khalīfa Āl Khalīfa
? Sep 1869 - 1 Dec 1869 Shaykh Muḥammad ibn Khalīfa Āl Khalīfa (x)
1 Dec 1869 - ? Dec 1869 Shaykh Muḥammad ibn ‘Abd Allāh Āl Khalīfa
? Dec 1869 - 9 Dec 1932 Shaykh ‘Īsā ibn ‘Alī Āl Khalīfa
10 Dec 1932 - 24 Feb 1942 Shaykh Ḥamad ibn ‘Īsā Āl Khalīfa
24 Feb 1942 - 2 Nov 1961 Shaykh Salmān ibn Ḥamad Āl Khalīfa
2 Nov 1961 - 15 Aug 1971 Shaykh ‘Īsā ibn Salmān Āl Khalīfa
Amīr Dawlat al-Baḥrayn
15 Aug 1971 - 6 Mar 1999 Shaykh ‘Īsā ibn Salmān Āl Khalīfa (x)
6 Mar 1999 - 14 Feb 2002 Shaykh Ḥamad ibn ‘Īsā Āl Khalīfa
Malik Mamlakat al-Baḥrayn
14 Feb 2002 - Shaykh Ḥamad ibn ‘Īsā Āl Khalīfa (x)

[1] Joint ruler with Shaykh ‘Abd Allāh ibn Aḥmad Āl Khalīfa.
Last updated on: 26 Jun 2009 02:54:22