List of rulers of Demirhanlı Devleti

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Sultan of the Demirhanlı Devleti (Demirhan: Demirhanlı padişah) - title used by the rulers of the Demirhanlı Devleti. Before siege of Ardeşehir they used title bey, which means a man, who owns only small part of the land. In the erly period of the empire rulers have absolute power, restricted only by Iman religious law. After begging of constitutional period the sultans power were limited, but still sultan is the most powerfull person in the empire although rarely use his powers.

List of sultans

Sultan Title Lived Reigned Notes
Beys period
(994 - 1181)
1 Demirhan Bey ? - 1032 994 - 1032 Reigned until death. Although official version of history claims that Demirhan Bey is the first ruler of the Afyonkaris region, it is possible there had been some members of the dynasty before, becouse there is very few documents from this period of time.
2 Murat I Bey 1008 - 1057 1032 - 1057 Son of Demirhan Bey. Reigned until death.
3 Süleyman I Bey 1026 - 1084 1057 - 1084 Son of Murat Bey. Reigned untli death.
4 Demirhan II Bey 1038 - 1106 1084 - 1106 Son of Murat Bey, brother of Süleyman I. Reigned until death.
5 Mehmet I Bey 1057 - 1126 1106 - 1126 Son of Demirhan II. Reigned until death.
6 Selim I Bey 1102 - 1155 1126 - 1155 Son of Mehmet Bey. Reigned until death.
7 Mustafa I Bey 1118 - 1172 1155 - 1172 Son of Selim I. Reigned until death.
8 Murat II Bey (to 1183), Sultan, Fatih (since 1183) 1153 - 1207 1172 - 1207 Son of Mustafa I. He aquired the titles of sultan and fatih (ing. Conqueror) after siege of Ardeşehir. Reigned until death.
Sultans period
(since 1181)
9 Ahmet I Sultan 1172 - 1222 1207 - 1222 Son of Murat II. He conquered Tarsinar. Reigned until death.
10 Bayezid I Sultan 1192 - 1261 1223 - 1261 Son of Ahmet I. He fought with brothers and Almukhtars to gain the throne. Reigned until death.
11 Davut I Sultan, Gazi (ing. Saint Warrior) 1216 - 1283 1261 - 1283 Son of Bayezid I. He conquered all of the Demirhan east coast (today AR032d, Omniville). Reigned until death.
12 Murat III Sultan 1264 - 1309 1283 - 1309 Son of Davut I. Reigned until death.
13 Demirhan III Sultan 1281 - 1317 1309 - 1317 Son of Murat III. Reigned until death.
14 Bayezid II Sultan 1302 - 1340 1317 - 1340 Son of Demirhan III. Reigned until death.
15 Selim II Sultan 1318 - 1358 1340 - 1358 Son of Bayezid II. Reigned until death.
16 Davut II Sultan 1335 - 1376 1358 - 1376 Son of Selim II. Reigned until death.
17 Demirhan IV Sultan 1352 - 1400 1376 - 1400 Son of Davut II. Reigned until death.
18 Ahmet II Sultan 1369 - 1427 1400 - 1427 Son of Demirhan IV. Reigned until death.
19 Murat IV Sultan, Caliph (since 1444) 1404 - 1451 1427 - 1451 Son of Ahmet II. He conquered al-Siver Emirate, after which he acquired a title of Caliph, used by more than half Demirhan sultans but not recognised by Iman believers outside empire. Reigned until death.
20 Bayezid III Sultan, Caliph 1422 - 1477 1451 - 1477 Son of Murat IV. Reigned until death.
21 Abdülmecid I Sultan, Caliph, Gazi 1454 - 1507 1477 - 1507 Son of Bayezid III. Reigned until death.
22 Selim III Sultan, Caliph, Gazi 1470 - 1533 1507 - 1533 Son of Abdülmecid I. Reigned until death.
23 Demirhan V Sultan, Caliph, Gazi 1488 - 1556 1533 - 1556 Son of Selim V. Reigned until death.
24 Abdülhamid I Sultan, Caliph 1520 - 1576 1556 - 1576 Son of Demirhan V. Dethroned and killed in coup attempt in 1576. Reigned until death.
25 Mehmet II Sultan, Caliph, Gazi 1547 - 1602 1576 - 1602 Son of Abdülhamid I. Reigned until death.
26 Murat V Sultan, Caliph, Gazi 1572 - 1629 1602 - 1629 Son of Mehmet II. Reigned until death.
27 İbrahim I Sultan, Caliph 1590 - 1651 1628 - 1647 Son of Murat V. He was dethroned in 1647 in coup attempt, because army was in favor for his brother Mehmet III. He was strangled four years after abdication.
28 Mehmet III Sultan, Caliph 1596 - 1663 1647 - 1663 Brother of İbrahim I. Reigned until death.
29 Mustafa II Sultan, Caliph, Gazi 1624 - 1681 1663 - 1681 Son of Mehmet III. He conquered Haronian Empire in 1675. Reigned until death.
30 Abdülmecid II Sultan, Caliph 1642 - 1704 1681 - 1704 Son of Mustafa II. Reigned until death.
31 İbrahim II Sultan, Caliph 1664 - 1731 1704 - 1731 Son of Abdülmecid II. Reigned until death.
32 Mehmet IV Sultan, Caliph 1699 - 1753 1731 - 1753 Son of İbrahim II. Reigned until death.
33 Demirhan VI Sultan, Caliph 1721 - 1792 1753 - 1762 Son of Mehmet IV. He was dethroned in 1762 in coup attempt, because he tried to drastically increase taxes to save the imperial treasury. He lived 30 years after abdication and died becouse of old age.
34 Abdülmecid III Sultan, Caliph, Gazi 1725 - 1787 1762 - 1787 Brother of Demirhan VI. He sold Katen province to Ingerland (in 1767. Reigned until death.
35 Mehmet V Sultan, Caliph 1746 - 1811 1787 - 1803 Son of Abdülmecid III. He was dethroned in 1803 in coup attempt, because he tried to reform imperial army. He lived 8 years after abdication and died becouse of old age.
36 Abdülhamid II Sultan, Caliph 1767 - 1821 1803 - 1821 Son of Mehmet V. Reigned until death.
37 Mehmet VI Sultan, Caliph, Reformcu (ing. Reformer) 1790 - 1843 1821 - 1843 Son of Abdülhamid II. He started the Arıtma (ing. Purification) program, which led to creation of first constitution (1841). Reigned until death.
38 Selim IV Sultan, Caliph 1813 - 1878 1843 - 1878 Son of Mehmet VI. He tried to continue policy of his father but did not achieve success. Reigned until death (died after getting information of Muneig and AR032d revolt).
39 Ahmet III Sultan, Caliph, Gazi 1841 - 1885 1878 - 1885 Son of Selim IV. He accepted the sovereignity of Muneig and AR032d. In 1882 returned to one man rule form of the empire. Dethroned in coup attempt in 1885, when he was setting up the empire for the war with Muneig.
40 Süleyman II Sultan, Caliph (until 1916) 1843 - 1923 1885 - 1923 Brother of Ahmet III. His reign brought the empire new constitution. Reigned until death.
41 Murat VI Sultan 1867 - 1947 1923 - 1947 Son of Süleyman II. Reigned until death.
42 Mehmet VII Sultan 1893 - 1963 1947 - 1963 Son of Murat VI. Reigned until death.
43 Süleyman III Sultan, Faşist (ing. Fascist) 1918 - 1991 1963 - 1991 Son of Mehmet VII. After the death of his father the leftist parties tried to overthrow the monarchy. After army estinguished the revolt, the sultan banned leftist parties and started to develop country in favor of the nationalists. Reigned until death.
44 Abdülhamid III Sultan 1944 - 2012 1991 - 2012 Son of Süleyman III. Reigned until death.
45 Selim V Sultan 1972 - ? 2012 - 2018 Son of Abdülhamid III. Resigned after homosexual scandal.
46 Davut III Sultan 1975 - ? 2018 - ? Brother of Selim V