British India and Indian States: Sovereigns: 1858-1947


All Heads of State in the following index are also Heads of State in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and other realms and territories.
By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Queen, Defender of the Faith
1 Nov 1858 - 28 Apr 1876 Victoria [1]
By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Queen, Defender of the Faith, Empress of India
28 Apr 1876 - 22 Jan 1901 Victoria (x)
By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India
22 Jan 1901 - 4 Nov 1901 Edward VII
By the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas King, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India
4 Nov 1901 - 6 May 1910 Edward VII (x)
6 May 1910 - 13 May 1927 George V
By the Grace of God of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Seas King, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India
13 May 1927 - 20 Jan 1936 George V (x)
20 Jan 1936 - 11 Dec 1936 Edward VIII
11 Dec 1936 - 15 Aug 1947 George VI [2]

[1] Continues from 20 Jun 1837.
[2] Continues as Head of State in India (to 22 Jun 1948) and Pakistan (to 6 Feb 1952).
Last updated on: 03 Apr 2010 00:58:09