Madagascar: Heads of State: 1817-1897

Original names of the rulers follow the names chosen after accession; female rulers are marked by asterisk.
Mpanjaka ny Madagasikara [1]
23 Oct 1817 - 27 Jul 1828 Radama I (Lehidama) [2]
3 Aug 1828 - 16 Aug 1861 Rabodoandrianampoinimerina Ranavalona I (Ramavo) *
16 Aug 1861 - 12 May 1863 Radama II (Rakotosehenondradama)
13 May 1863 - 1 Apr 1868 Rasoherina (Rabodozanakandriana) *
2 Apr 1868 - 13 Jul 1883 Ranavalona II (Ramoma) *
13 Jul 1883 - 6 Aug 1896 Ranavalona III (Razafindrahety) *
Mpanjaka ny Imerina [3]
6 Aug 1896 - 28 Feb 1897 Ranavalona III (Razafindrahety) * (x)

[1] In relation with foreigners, Roi/Reine de Madagascar, King/Queen of Madagascar, often with commendatory additions.
[2] Succeeded in Imerina 1810.
[3] Français: Reine d'Imérina
Last updated on: 26 Jun 2009 03:48:37