Rulers of Malta

Rulers of Malta

The Phoenicians

The Carthaginians

The Romans (218 B.C. – 870 A.D.)

The Arabs (870 – 1090)

The Normans (1090 – 1194)
* Count Roger (1090 – 1101) – son of Tancred of Hauteville
* Simon (1101 – 1101) – son of Count Roger
* Roger (1101 – 1154) – son of Count Roger
* William I (1154 – 1166) – son of King Roger
* William II (1166 – 1189) – son of William I
* Tancred (1189 – 1194) – son of King Roger
* William III (1194 – 1194) – son of Tancred

Hohenstaufen Dynasty (1194 – 1266)
* Henry VI Emperor of Germany (1194 – 1197) – married Constance in 1186 daughter of King Roger – son of Frederick I of Germany
* Frederick I (1197 – 1250) – son of Henry VI
* Conrad (1250 – 1254) – son of Frederick I
* Conradin (1254 – 1266) – son of Conrad I
* Manfred (1258 – 1266) – son of Frederick I

Angevin Dynasty (1266 – 1283)
* Charles brother of Louis IX of France

The Aragonese Monarchs (1283 – 1410)
* Peter I (1283 – 1286) – married Constance in 1262 daughter of Manfred
* James (1286 – 1296) – son of Peter I
* Frederick II (1296 – 1337) – son of Peter I
* Peter II (1337 – 1342) – son of Frederick II
* Ludwig (1342 – 1355) – son of Peter II
* Frederick III (1355 – 1377) – son of Peter II
* Mary (1377 – 1402) – daughter of Frederick III
* Martin I (1402 – 1409) – husband of:- Mary (1st wife) – Blanche of Navarre (2nd wife)
* Martin II (1409 – 1410) – father of Martin I

The Castillians Monarchs (1412 – 1518)
* Ferdinand I (1412 – 1416) – nephew of Martin II
* Alphonso (1416 – 1458) – son of Ferdinand I
* John (1458 – 1479) – brother of Alphonso
* Ferdinand II (1479 – 1516) – son of John
* Joanna – daughter of Ferdinand II

The Hapsburg Dynasty (1518 – 1530)
* Charles V (1518 – 1530) – son of Joanna & Philip, archduke of Austria

Grand Masters of the Order of Malta
* Philippe Villiers de l’Isle Adam (1530 – 1534)
* Pietrino del Ponte (1534 – 1535)
* Didier de Tholon Sainte-Jalle (1535 – 1536)
* Juan de Homedes y Coscon (1536 – 1553)
* Claude de la Sengle (1553 – 1557)
* Jean Parisot de la Vallette (1557 – 1568)
* Pietro Giochi del Monte San Savino (1568 – 1572)
* Jean l’Evesque de la Cassiere (1572 – 1581)
* Hughues Loubenx de Verdale (1581 – 1595)
* Martin Garzes (1595 – 1601)
* Alof de Wignacourt (1601 – 1622)
* Luis Mendez de Vasconcellos (1622 -1623)
* Antoine de Paule (1623 – 1636)
* Jean de Lascaris-Castellar (1636 – 1657)
* Martin de Redin y Cruzat (1657 – 1660)
* Annet de Clermont de Chattes Gessan (1660 – 1660)
* Rafael Cotoner y de Oleza (1660 – 1663)
* Nicolas Cotoner (1663 – 1680)
* Gregorio Carafa (1680 – 1690)
* Adrienne de Wignacourt (1690 -1697)
* Ramon Perellos y Roccaful (1697 – 1720)
* Marcantonio Zondadari (1720 – 1722)
* Antonio Manoel de Vilhena (1722 – 1736)
* Ramon Despuig y Martinez de Marcilla (1736 – 1741)
* Manuel Pinto de Fonseca (1741 – 1773)
* Francisco Ximenes de Taxada (1773 – 1775)
* Emmanuel de Rohan de Polduc (1775 – 1797)
* Ferdinand von Hompesch zu Bolheim (1797 – 1798)

The French Rule (1798 – 1800)
* Napoleon Bonaparte

The British Rule (1799 – 1964)

Civil Commissioners (1799 – 1813)
* Captain Alexander Ball (1799 – 1801)
* Major-General Henry Pigot (1801 – 1801)
* Sir Charles Cameron (1801 – 1802)
* Rear-Admiral Alexander Ball (1802 – 1809)
* Lieutenant-General Sir Hilderbrand Oakes (1810 – 1813)

Governors of Malta (1813 – 1964)
* Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Maitland (1813 – 1824)
* General the Marquess of Hastings (1824 – 1826)
* Major-General Sir Frederic Ponsonby (1827 – 1836)
* Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Bouverie (1836 – 1843)
* Lieutenant-General Sir Patrick Stuart (1843 – 1847)
* Richard More O,Farrall (1847 – 1851)
* Major General Sir Wuilliam Reid (1851 – 1858)
* Lt-General John Gaspard Le Merchant (1858 – 1864)
* Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Storcks (1864 – 1867)
* General Sir Patrick Grant (1867 – 1872)
* General Sir Charles Van Straubenzee (1872 – 1878)
* General Sir Arthur Borton (1878 – 1884)
* General Sir Lintorn Simmonds (1884 – 1888)
* Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Torrens (1888 – 1890)
* Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Smyth (1890 – 1893)
* General Sir Athur Freemantle (1893 – 1899)
* Lieutenant-General Lord Grenfell (1899 – 1903)
* General Sir Mansfield Clarke (1903 – 1907)
* Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Grant (1907 – 1909)
* General Sir Leslie Rundle (1909 – 1915)
* Field-Marshal Lord Methuen (1915 – 1919)
* Field Marshal Viscount Plumer (1919 – 1924)
* General Sir Walter Congreve (1924 – 1927)
* General Sir John du Cane (1927 – 1931)
* General Sir David Campbell (1931 – 1936)
* General Sir Charles Bonham Carter (1936 – 1940)
* Lieutenant-General Sir William Dobbie (1940 – 1942)
* Field Marshal Viscount Gort VC (1942 – 1944)
* Lieutenant-General Sir Edmond Schreiber (1944 – 1946)
* Sir Francis Douglas (1946 – 1949)
* Sir Gerald Creasy (1949 – 1954)
* Major-General Sir Robert Laycock (1954 – 1959)
* Admiral Sir Guy Grantham (1959 – 1962)
* Sir Maurice Dorman (1962 – 1964)

Governors General of Malta (1964 – 1974)
* Sir Maurice Dorman (1964 – 1971)
* Sir Anthony Mamo (1971 – 1974)

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