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List of rulers of Herat

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List of Afghan Rulers in present-day Afghanistan with capital at Herat

Term Incumbent Notes
Shahs (Kings)
Saddozay Dynasty of Popalzay
July 1747 to 16 October 1772 Ahmad Shah Dorr-e Dorran Shah at Kabul
16 October 1772 to 18 May 1793 Timur Shah Shah at Kabul
23 May 1793 to 1797 Zaman Shah Shah at Kabul
1797 to 1797 Mahmud Shah 1st Term
1797 to 1801 Zaman Shah Shah at Kabul
July 1803 to 1803 Mahmud Shah Shah at Kabul
13 July 1803 to 1809 Shoja' al-Molk Shah Shah at Kabul
3 May 1808 to 1808 Qaysar Shah Shah at Kabul
3 May 1809 to 1818 Mahmud Shah Shah at Kabul
1818 to 1819 Mahmud Shah 2nd Term
1819 to 1819 Shirdil Khan Mohammadzay Shah at Kandahar
1819 to 1826 Mahmud Shah 3rd Term
1826 to March 1842 Kamran Shah
March 1842 to 1 June 1851 Yar Mohammad Khan Alikozay (minister-regent)
1 June 1851 to 15 September 1855 Sayyed Mohammad Khan Alikozay (minister-regent)
15 September 1855 to June 1856 Mohammad Yusuf Khan Mohammadzay (regent)
June 1856 to October 1856 Isa Khan Bardorani (minister-regent)
October 1856 to 27 July 1857 Naser ad-Din Qajar, Shahanshah of Iran Iranian occupation
Emirs
Mohammadzay Dynasty of Barakzay
27 July 1857 to 26 May 1863 Soltan Ahmad Khan, Amir al-Mo'menin
26 May 1863 to 9 June 1863 Dost Mohammad Khan, Amir al-Mo'menin Emir at Kabul
9 June 1863 to 8 September 1868 Shir 'Ali Khan, Amir al-Mo'menin
8 September 1868 to 21 February 1879 Shir 'Ali Khan, Amir al-Mo'menin Emir at Kabul
21 February 1879 to 12 October 1879 Mohammad Ya`qub Khan, Amir al-Mo'menin Emir at Kabul
March 1880 to 2 October 1881 Mohammad Ayyub Khan