List of Rulers in Sharjah

Sharjah has human settlement existence of over 5000 years, Oil reserve is 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 until today. Rulers also mentioned as King Every Emirates has King or Rulers the political system are different from other countries 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 from 1727

Years of Reign


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