List of rulers of Damascus

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This is a list of rulers of Damascus from ancient times to the present.

General context: History of Damascus.

CanaaniteEdit

  • Uz ben Shem (c. 2500 BC)
  • Biryawaza (14th century BC)

Aram DamascusEdit

Period of non-independenceEdit

Rashidun periodEdit

Umayyad periodEdit

Abbasid periodEdit

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Fatimid emirsEdit

Qarmatian occupation of Damascus
  • Zalim ibn Mauhab al-Ukayli (973–974)
  • Jaysh ibn Muhammad (974)
  • Rayn al-Mu'izzi (974)
  • Alptakin al-Mu'izzi (975–978)
  • Qassam al-Turab (978–983)
Fatimid recovery of Damascus
  • Baltakin al-Turki (983)
  • Bakjur (983–991)
  • Ya'qub al-Siqlabi (991)
  • Manjutakin (993–996)
  • Sulayman ibn Fallah (996)
  • Bishara al-Ikhshidi (997–998)
  • Jaysh ibn Muhammad (998–1000)
  • Sulayman ibn Fallah (1000–1002)
  • Abu'l-Hasan Ali ibn Jafar (1002–1004)
  • Abu Salih Muflih al-Lihyani (1004–1009)
  • Hamid ibn Mulham (1009)
  • Wajik ad-Dawlah Abu al-Muta Zu-l-Karnayn Hamdan (1010–1011)
  • Badr al-Attar (1011–1012)
  • Abu Abdallah al-Muzahhir (1012–1014)
  • Abd ar-Rahman ibn Ilyas (1015–1021)
  • Wajik ad-Dawlah Abu al-Muta Zu-l-Karnayn Hamdan (1021–1023)
  • Shihab ad-Dawlah Shah Tegin (1023–1024)
  • Wajik ad-Dawlah Abu al-Muta Zu-l-Karnayn Hamdan (1024–1028)
  • Anushtakin ad-Dizbari (1028–1041)
  • Nasir ad-Dawlah al-Hamdani (1041–1048)
  • Baha ad-Dawlah Takiq al-Saklabi (1048–1049)
  • Rifq al-Khadim (1049)
  • Mu'in ad-Dawlah Haydar ibn Adud ad-Dawlah (1049–1058)
  • Makin ad-Dawlah Abu Ali al-Hasan ibn 'Ali (1058)
  • Nasir ad-Dawlah al-Hamdani (1058–1060)
  • Sebuq Tegin (1060)
  • Muwaffaq ad-Dawlah Jauhar al-Mustansiri (1060–1061)
  • Hasam ad-Dawlah ibn al-Bachinaki (1061)
  • Uddat ad-Dawlah ibn al-Husein (1061)
  • Mu'in ad-Dawlah Haydar ibn Adud ad-Dawla (1061–1063)
  • Badr al-Jamali (1063)
  • Hisn ad-Dawlah Haydar ibn Mansur (1063–1067)
  • Qutb ad-Din Baris Tegin (1068–1069)
  • Hisn ad-Dawlah Mualla al-Kitami (1069–1071)
  • Zain ad-Dawlah Intisar ibn Yahya al-Masmudi (1075–1076)

Seljuk emirsEdit

Burid emirsEdit

Zengid atabegsEdit

Ayyubid emirs (some were also Sultans of Egypt)Edit

Mamluk na'ibsEdit

  • Sanjar as-Salihi (August/September 1260–October 1260)[2]
  • Taybars al-Waziri (October 1260–1264)[2]
  • Aqush as-Salihi (1264–)[2]
  • Sunqur al-Ashqar (1275–1280)
  • Lajin al-Ashqar (1280–?)
  • Aqush Bey (c. 1290s)
  • Izz ad-Din Aybak (?–1296)
  • Shuja ad-Din Adirlu (1296–1297)
  • Sayf ad-Din Kipchak (1297–1312)
  • Sayf ad-Din Tanqiz as-Nasiri (1312–1340)
  • Yilbugha an-Nasiri (1340–1350)
  • Sayf ad-Din Manjak (1350)
  • Tash Timur (c. 1380)
  • Yilbugha al-Nasiri (?-1393)
  • Sayf ad-Din Tanibak (1393–1399)
  • Sudun (1399–1400)
  • occupied by Timur (1400–1401)
  • Taghribirdi az-Zahiri (1401–?)
  • Kijmas (c. 1470s)
  • Ghazali Arab (c. 16th century)
  • Sibai (c. 16th century)[3]
  • Shihab ad-Din Ahmad (1516–1517)
  • Janbirdi al-Ghazali (1518–1521)

Ottoman walisEdit

Arab Kingdom of SyriaEdit

Capital of SyriaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Paul M. Cobb (22 March 2001). White Banners: Contention in 'Abbasid Syria, 750-880. p. 137. ISBN 9780791448809.
  2. ^ a b c Sato, p. 79.
  3. ^ Burns 2007, p. 144
  4. ^ Abu-Husayn 1985, pp. 187–188.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Barbir 1980, p. xv.
  6. ^ Sajdi, 2013, p. 98.
  7. ^ Douwes, 2000, p. 58.
  8. ^ Saliba 1978, pp. 307, 315–316.

BibliographyEdit