Dynasties and Monarchs, who ruled Delhi


Year (A.D.) Dynasty Monarch/Head of the Country
Establishments
From To
circa 2500 BC Pandavas Yudhishtir & successors1 Indraprastha
736 1180 Tomar Rajputs Anagpal Tomar Lal Kot
1180 1192 Chauhan Rajputs Prithvi Raj Chauhan Qila Rai Pithora
1192 1206 Ghorid Dynasty Muhammad Ghori  
1206 1210 Mamluk/Slave Dynasty Qutub-ud-Din Aybak Qutub Minar, Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque
1210 1211 Aram Shah  
1211 1236 Shams-ud-din Iltutmish  
1236 1236 Rukn-ud-din Firuz  
1236 1240 Raziyyat-ud-din Sultana
1240 1242 Muiz-ud-din Bahram  
1242 1246 Ala-ud-din Masud  
1246 1266 Nasir-ud-din Mahmud  
1266 1286 Ghiyas-ud-din Balban  
1286 1290 Muiz-ud-din Qaiqabad  
1290 1296 Khilji Dynasty Jalal-ud-din Firuz Khilji  
1296 1316 Ala-ud-din Khilji Siri
1316 1320 Qutb-ud-din Mubarak Shah  
1321 1325 Tughlaq Dynasty Ghiyas-ud-din-Tughluq Shah I Tughluqabad
1325 1351 Muhammad bin Tughluq Jahanpanah
1351 1388 Firuz Shah Tughluq Feroz Shah Kotla
1388 1389 Ghiyas-ud-Din Tughluq II  
1389 1390 Abu Baker  
1390 1393 Nasiruddin Muhammad Shah III  
1393 1393 Sikander Shah I  
1393 1394 Mahmud Nasir-ud-Din  
1394   Nusrat Shah  
  1398 Nasir-ud-Din Mahmud Shah  
1414 1421 Sayyid Dynasty Khizr Khan  
1421 1434 Mubarak Shah  
1434 1445 Muhammad Shah  
1445 1451 Alam Shah  
1451 1489 Lodi Dynasty Bahlul Lodi  
1489 1517 Sikandar Lodi  
1517 1526 Alam Shah  
1540 1545 Sur Dynasty Sher Shah Suri Started Rupaiyya & Built Old Fort
1545 1553 Islam Shah Suri  
1553 1553 Firuz Shah Suri  
1553 1555 Muhammad Adil Shah  
1555   Ibrahim Shah Suri  
1555 1555 Sikandar Shah Suri  
1555 1556 Adil Shah Suri  
1555 1556 Mughal/Timurid Dynasty Humayun
1556 1605 Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar  
1605 1627 Nooruddin Muhammad Jahangir  
1627 1658 Shahabuddin Mohd. Shah Jahan Shahjahanabad (Walled City-Old Delhi)
1658 1707 Mohiuddin Muhammad Aurangzeb  
1707 1712 Bahadur Shah I  
1712 1713 Jahandar Shah I  
1713 1719 Furrukhsiyar  
1719 1719 Rafi Ul-Darjat  
1719 1719 Rafi Ul-Daulat (Shah Jahan II)  
1719 1720 Nekusiyar Muhammad  
1720 1720 Muhammad Ibrahim  
1720 1748 Muhammad Shah  
1748 1754 Ahmad Shah Bahadur  
1754 1759 Aziz-ud-din Alamgir II  
1759 1760 Shah Jahan III  
1759 1788 Shah Alam II  
1788 1788 Jahan Shah IV  
1788 1788 Akbar Shah II  
1788 1806 Shah Alam II  
1806 1837 Akbar Shah II  
1837 1857 Bahadur Shah Zafar (Bahadur Shah II)  
1856 1862 British Rule Gov. Gen. Viscount Canning  
1862 1863 Viceroy James Bruce, The Earl of Elgin  
1863 1863 Sir Robert Napier (acting)  
1863 1864 Sir William Denison (acting)  
1864 1869 Sir John Lawrence, Bt  
1869 1872 Viceroy Bourke, The Earl of Mayo  
1872 1872 Sir John Strachey (acting)  
1872 1872 The Lord Napier (acting)  
1872 1876 The Lord Northbrook  
1876 1880 The Lord Lytton  
1880 1884 The Marquess of Ripon  
1884 1888 The Earl of Dufferin  
1888 1894 The Marquess of Lansdowne  
1894 1899 The Earl of Elgin  
1899 1905 The Lord Curzon of Kedleston  
1905 1910 The Earl of Minto  
1910 1916 The Lord Hardinge of Penshurst  
1916 1921 The Lord Chelmsford  
1921 1926 The Earl of Reading  
1926 1931 The Lord Irwin  
1931 1936 The Earl of Willingdon  
1936 1943 The Marquess of Linlithgow  
1943 1947 The Viscount Wavell  
1947 1948 The Viscount Mountbatten of Burma  
1948 1950 C. Rajagopalachari  
1950 1962 Indian Independence - Republic Of India Formed Dr. Rajendra Prasad  
1962 1967 Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan  
1967 1969 Dr. Zakir Hussain  
1969 1969 Varahagiri Venkata Giri (acting)  
1969 1969 Muhammad Hidayatullah (acting)  
1969 1974 Varahagiri Venkata Giri  
1974 1977 Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed  
1977 1977 Basappa Danappa Jatti (acting)  
1977 1982 Neelam Sanjiva Reddy  
1982 1987 Giani Zail Singh  
1987 1992 Ramaswamy Venkataraman  
1992 1997 Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma  
1997 2002 Kocheril Raman Narayanan  
2002 2007 Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam  
2007 2012
Dr. Pratibha Patil  
2012 Till Date Shri Pranab Mukherjee  

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