List of heirs apparent

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This is the list of the heirs apparent to the thrones of the world.

List of heirs apparent as of August 2014[edit]

Country Image Heir apparent Relationship with the current monarch
 Bahrain Prince Salman bin Hamad al Khalifa at the Pentagon May 10 2012.jpg Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
69-10-29Born (1969-10-21)21 October 1969
Eldest son
 Belgium Prinses Elisabeth van België.jpg Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant
60-04-15Born (2001-10-25)25 October 2001
Eldest child
 Brunei Al-Muhtadee Billah.jpg Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah
74-02-17Born (1974-02-17)17 February 1974
Eldest son
 Denmark Royal Wedding Stockholm 2010 Crown Prince Frederik.jpg Crown Prince Frederik
68-05-26Born (1968-05-26)26 May 1968
Eldest son
 Japan Naruhito-2008-2.jpg Crown Prince Naruhito
60-02-23Born (1960-02-23)23 February 1960
Eldest son
 Jordan Crown Prince Hussein.jpg Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah
94-06-28Born (1994-06-28)28 June 1994
Eldest son
 Kuwait Sin foto.svg Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
35-06-25Born (1937-06-25)25 June 1937
Half-brother
 Lesotho Sin foto.svg Prince Lerotholi Seeiso
07-04-18Born (2007-04-18)18 April 2007
Eldest son
 Liechtenstein Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein.jpg Hereditary Prince Alois [1]
68-06-11Born (1968-06-11)11 June 1968
Eldest son
 Luxembourg HRH Crown Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg (2010).jpg Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume
81-11-11Born (1981-11-11)11 November 1981
Eldest son
 Morocco Sin foto.svg Crown Prince Moulay Hassan
03-05-08Born (2003-05-08)8 May 2003
Eldest son
 Netherlands Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange.jpg Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange
03-12-07Born (2003-12-07)7 December 2003
Eldest child
 Norway Crown Prince Haakon of Norway - World Economic Forum on Latin America 2012.jpg Crown Prince Haakon
73-06-20Born (1973-06-20)20 June 1973
Eldest son
 Saudi Arabia Prince Salman bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud at the Pentagon April 2012.jpg Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
35-12-31Born (1935-12-31)31 December 1935
Half-brother
 Sweden Crown Princess Victoria.jpg Crown Princess Victoria
77-07-14Born (1977-07-14)14 July 1977
Eldest child
 Thailand HRH Vajiralongkorn (Cropped).jpg Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn
52-06-28Born (1952-06-28)28 June 1952
Eldest son
 Tonga ʻUlukālala.jpg Crown Prince Tupoutoʻa ʻUlukalala
85-09-17Born (1985-09-17)17 September 1985
Eldest son

Commonwealth realms[edit]

Commonwealth realms Image Heir apparent Relationship
 Antigua and Barbuda
 Australia
 Bahamas
 Barbados
 Belize
 Canada
 Grenada
 Jamaica
 New Zealand
 Papua New Guinea
 Saint Kitts and Nevis
 Saint Lucia
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
 Solomon Islands
 Tuvalu
 United Kingdom
Prince Charles 2012.jpg Charles, Prince of Wales
48-11-14Born (1948-11-14)14 November 1948
Eldest son

List of current heir apparents in Malaysia[edit]

State Image Style Current heir apparent Relationship with the current monarch
 Johor Darul Takzim Sin foto.svg Tunku Mahkota Tunku Ismail Idris ibni Sultan Ibrahim Ismail Eldest son
 Kedah Darul Aman Sin foto.svg Raja Muda Tunku Abdul Malik ibni Sultan Badlishah Younger brother
 Kelantan Darul Naim Sin foto.svg Tengku Mahkota Tengku Muhammad Faiz Petra Younger brother
 Pahang Darul Makmur Sin foto.svg Tengku Mahkota Tengku Abdullah ibni Sultan Ahmad Shah Eldest son
 Perak Darul Ridzuan Sin foto.svg Raja Muda
 Perlis Indera Kayangan Sin foto.svg Raja Muda Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra ibni Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail Eldest son
 Selangor Darul Ehsan Sin foto.svg Raja Muda Tengku Amir Shah ibni Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Eldest son
 Terengganu Darul Iman Sin foto.svg Yang di-Pertuan Muda Tengku Muhammad Ismail ibni Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Eldest son

The State of Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus does not have an heir apparent, as the ruler of Negeri Sembilan, known as the Yang di Pertuan Besar is elected by a council of the four Undangs.

List of current heir apparents in the United Arab Emirates[edit]

Emirate Image Heir apparent Relationship with the current monarch
 Abu Dhabi General Mohammed bin Zayed.jpg Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Half brother
 Ajman Sin foto.svg Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi
 Dubai H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum in Summit on the Global Agenda.jpg Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Second son
 Fujairah Sin foto.svg Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi Eldest son
 Ras al-Khaimah Sin foto.svg Sheikh Muhammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi[2]
 Sharjah Sin foto.svg Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi [3]
 Umm al-Quwain Sin foto.svg Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mua'lla

Current sovereign monarchs without an heir apparent[edit]

Country Current monarch Reason for no heir apparent Current heir presumptive Relationship
 Andorra Co-prince Joan Enric Vives Sicília Successor must be appointed by a Pope None
Co-prince François Hollande Successor must be elected
 Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck King has no children Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck Brother
 Cambodia King Norodom Sihamoni New monarch will be elected None
 Malaysia King Abdul Halim of Kedah New monarch will be elected None
 Monaco Prince Albert II The Prince has no legitimate children Hereditary Princess Caroline Elder sister
 Oman Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said Sultan has no sons; successor will be elected None
 Spain King Felipe VI The King has no sons Leonor, Princess of Asturias Elder daughter
 Qatar Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani Successor must be elected None
 Swaziland King Mswati III Successor must be elected None
  Vatican City Pope Francis Successor must be elected None

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Alois is the current regent of Liechtenstein.
  2. ^ http://rak.ae/en/web/rakportal/facts
  3. ^ http://www.sharjahtourism.ae/en/about-sharjah/government-of-sharjah/crown-prince