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List of Rulers in Sharjah

Sharjah, the human settlement of over 5000 years, Oil reserve has changed the style of living and became one of the wealthiest city in the World. Al Qasimi took control of Sharjah in 1727, thereafter the city controlled by the many rulers continuously. Rulers also called as ‘King’ every emirate has King or Rulers, the political system is different compared to other country’s constitution. Sheikh Dr Sultan III bin Muhammad Al Qasimi is the present ruler of Sharjah.

Sultan bin Mohamed Al-Qasimi (1987 to Present)

Below list shows the total rulers of Sharjah since 1727

Years of Reign


1727c. – 1777 Sheikh Rashid bin Matar bin Rahma Al Qasimi
1777–1803 Sheikh Saqr I bin Rashid Al Qasimi
1803–1840 Sheikh Sultan I bin Saqr Al Qasimi
1840 Sheikh Saqr bin Sultan Al Qasimi
1840–1866 Sheikh Sultan I bin Saqr Al Qasimi
1866- 1868 (14 April) Sheikh Khalid, I bin Sultan Al Qasimi
1868(14 April) – 1883 (March)1869-1983 jointly w/next leader Sheikh Salim bin Sultan Al Qasimi
1869–1871 Sheikh Ibrahim bin Sultan Al Qasimi
1883(March) – 1914 Sheikh Saqr II bin Khalid Al Qasimi
1914(13 April) – 1924 (21 November) Sheikh Khalid II bin Ahmad Al Qasimi
1924(21 November) – 1951 Sheikh Sultan II bin Saqr Al Qasimi
1951- 1951 (May) Sheikh Muhammad bin Saqr Al Qasimi
1951(May) – 1965 (24 June) SheikhSaqr III bin Sultan Al Qasimi
1965(24 June) – 1972 (24 January) Sheikh Khalid III bin Muhammad Al Qasimi
1972(25 January) – 1972 Sheikh Saqr bin Muhammad Al Qasimi
1972- 1987 (17 June) Sheikh Dr Sultan III bin Muhammad Al Qasimi
1987(17 June) – 1987 (23 June) Sheikh Abd al-`Aziz bin Muhammad Al Qasimi
1987(23 June) – present Sheikh Dr Sultan III bin Muhammad Al Qasimi
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