Tunisia: Rulers: 1705-1957

Ruling House: Banū al-Ḥusayn
Bāy Tūnis al-Maḥrūsa, Ṣāḥib al-Mamlaka al-Tūnisiyya [1]
15 Jul 1705 - 7 Sep 1735 Sayyidī Abū al-Āzād ʽAlī bin Turkī
Bāshā Bāy Tūnis al-Maḥrūsa, Ṣāḥib al-Mamlaka al-Tūnisiyya [1]
7 Sep 1735 - 22 Sep 1756 Sayyidī Abū al-Ḥasan ʽAlī bin Muḥammad [2]
31 Aug 1756 - 11 (or 12) Feb 1759 Sayyidī Abū ʽAbd Allāh Muḥammad al-Rashīd bin al-Ḥusayn
11 (or 12) Feb 1759 - 9 Feb 1777 Sayyidī Abū al-Ḥasan ʽAlī bin al-Ḥusayn [3]
9 Feb 1777 - 15 Sep 1814 Sayyidī Abū Muḥammad Muḥammad bin ʽAlī Ḥammūda [3]
16 Sep 1814 - 21 Nov 1814 Sayyidī Abū al-Nūr ʽUthmān bin ʽAlī
21 Nov 1814 - 28/29 Mar 1824 Sayyidī Abū al-Ṯināʼ Maḥmūd bin Muḥammad
29 Mar 1824 - 20 May 1835 Sayyidī Abū ʽAbd Allāh al-Ḥusayn bin Maḥmūd
20 May 1835 - 10 Oct 1837 Sayyidī Abū al-Nuḥbā al-Muṣṭafā bin Maḥmūd
10 Oct 1837 - 30 May 1855 Sayyidī Abū al-ʽAbbās Aḥmad bin al-Muṣṭafā
30 May 1855 - 22 Sep 1859 Sayyidī Abū ʽAbd Allāh Muḥammad bin al-Ḥusayn
23 Sep 1859 - 27 Oct 1882 Sayyidī Abū ʽAbd Allāh Muḥammad al-Ṣādiq bin al-Ḥusayn
28 Oct 1882 - 11 Jun 1902 Sayyidī Abū al-Ḥasan ʽAlī Muddat bin al-Ḥusayn
11 Jun 1902 - 11 May 1906 Sayyidī Muḥammad al-Hādī bin ʽAlī
11 May 1906 - 10 Jul 1922 Sayyidī Muḥammad al-Nāṣir bin Muḥammad
10 Jul 1922 - 11 Feb 1929 Sayyidī Muḥammad al-Ḥabīb bin al-Maʼmūn
11 Feb 1929 - 19 Jun 1942 Sayyidī Aḥmad bin ʽAlī
19 Jun 1942 - 15 May 1943 Sayyidī Muḥammad al-Munṣif bin Muḥammad al-Nāṣir
15 May 1943 - 25 Jul 1957 Sayyidī Muḥammad al-Amīn bin Muḥammad al-Ḥabīb

[1] Among other titles; see Moalla (2004); in official Osmanlı use: Tunus Beğlerbeğisi.
[2] From ? ? 1725 Bāshā Tūnis
[3] The usually cited date 26 May 1782 (death of Sayyidī Abū al-Ḥasan ʽAlī bin al-Ḥusayn) for the demise is incorrect, see Moalla (2004).
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