List of Royal Houses

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List of royal houses and dynasties of the world and the last countries where they reigned or still reign.

European Royal Houses[edit]

House Countries Current head Founded
Wappen Deutsches Reich - Fürstentum Lippe.png House of Lippe Flagge Fürstentum Lippe.svg Principality of Lippe Stephan, Prince of Lippe 1123
Blason Nassau-Weilbourg.svg House of Nassau-Weilburg Flag of Luxembourg.svg Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg 1344
Great coat of arms of Sweden.svg House of Bernadotte Flag of Sweden.svg Kingdom of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden 1810
POL COA Poniatowski Książę.svg House of Poniatowski Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Filip Edmund Poniatowski 1764
Staatswappen-Liechtensteins.svg House of Liechtenstein Flag of Liechtenstein.svg Principality of Liechtenstein Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein 1608
Coat of arms of the Albanian Kingdom (1928–1939).svg House of Zogu Flag of Albania (1939-1943).svg Kingdom of Albania Leka II, Crown Prince of Albania 1928
Royal coat of arms of the Netherlands.svg House of Orange-Nassau Flag of the Netherlands.svg Kingdom of Netherlands King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands 1544
Coat of Arms of the July Monarchy (1830-31).svg House of Orleans Flag of France.svg Kingdom of France Henri d'Orléans, Count of Paris 1660
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Bavaria.svg House of Wittelsbach Flag of Bavaria (lozengy).svg Kingdom of Bavaria Franz, Duke of Bavaria 1044
Lesser CoA of the empire of Russia.svg House of Romanov Flag of Russian Empire for private use (1914–1917).svg Russian Empire Maria Vladimirovna, Grand Duchess of Russia 1613
Coat of arms of the House of Petrović-Njegoš (alt).svg House of Petrović-Njegoš Flag of the Kingdom of Montenegro.svg Kingdom of Montenegro Nicholas, Crown Prince of Montenegro 1696
Coat of arms of Monaco.svg House of Grimaldi Flag of Monaco.svg Principality of Monaco Albert II, Prince of Monaco 1160
Blason Principauté d'Anhalt (XIIIe siècle).svg House of Ascania Flagge Herzogtum Anhalt.svg Duchy of Anhalt Eduard, Prince of Anhalt 1036
Wappen Deutsches Reich - Herzogtum Sachsen-Meiningen-Hildburghausen (Grosses).png House of Saxe-Meiningen Saxe- Meiningen.png Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen Konrad, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen 1680
Wappen Deutsches Reich - Fürstentum Waldeck und Pyrmont.png House of Waldeck and Pyrmont Flag of Waldeck before 1830.svg Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont Wittekind, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont 1180
Royal Arms of the Kingdom of Hanover.svg House of Hanover Flag of Hanover 1837-1866.svg Kingdom of Hanover
Flagge Herzogtum Braunschweig.svg Duchy of Brunswick
Prince Ernst August of Hanover 1635
Wappen Deutsches Reich - Fürstentum Schaumburg-Lippe.png House of Schaumburg-Lippe Flagge Fürstentum Schaumburg-Lippe.svg Principality of Schaumburg-Lippe Alexander, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe 1640
Schwarzburg-Wappen.png House of Schwarzburg Flagge Fürstentümer Schwarzburg.svg Principality of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
Flagge Fürstentümer Schwarzburg.svg Principality of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
Friedrich Magnus, Count of Solms-Wildenfels 1100
Wappen Deutsches Reich - Fürstentum Reuß jüngere Linie.png House of Reuss Flagge Fürstentum Reuß jüngere Linie.svg Principality of Reuss-Gera
Flagge Fürstentum Reuß ältere Linie.svg Principality of Reuss-Greiz
Heinrich XIV, Prince Reuss of Köstritz 1010
Hessen Wappen.svg House of Hesse Flag of Finland 1918 (state).svg Kingdom of Finland
Flagge Großherzogtum Hessen ohne Wappen.svg Grand Duchy of Hesse
Donatus, Landgrave of Hesse 1264
Armoiries Saxe.svg House of Wettin Flagge Königreich Sachsen (1815-1918).svg Kingdom of Saxony
Flag of Saxe-Altenburg (1893-1918).svg Duchy of Saxe-Altenburg
Michael, Prince of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach 916
Arms of the French Empire.svg House of Bonaparte Flag of France.svg French Empire (1st and 2nd)
Flag of the Kingdom of Westphalia.svg Kingdom of Westphalia
Jean-Christophe, Prince Napoléon 1804
Brasao-Brigantina.png House of Braganza Flag of Portugal (1830).svg Kingdom of Portugal
Flag of Empire of Brazil (1870-1889).svg Empire of Brazil
Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza 1442
Coat of Arms of the Kingdom of Württemberg, 1817.svg House of Württemberg Flagge Königreich Württemberg.svg Kingdom of Württemberg
Flag of Lithuania.svg Kingdom of Lithuania
Carl, Duke of Württemberg 1081
Royal Coat of arms of Serbia (1882–1918).svg House of Karađorđević Flag of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.svg Kingdom of Yugoslavia
State Flag of Serbia (1882-1918).svg Kingdom of Serbia
Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia 1804
Wappen Sachsen Coburg Gotha.png House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Kingdom of Belgium
Naval Ensign of Bulgaria (1878-1944).svg Kingdom of Bulgaria
Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Andreas, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 1826
Grand Royal Coat of Arms of France.svg House of Bourbon Pavillon royal de France.svg Kingdom of France
Flag of Spain.svg Kingdom of Spain
Flag of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies (1816).svg Kingdom of the Two Sicilies
Louis Alphonse, Duke of Anjou 1268
Lesser coat of arms of the Kingdom of Italy (1890).svg House of Savoy Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Kingdom of Italy
Flag of Albania (1939-1943).svg Kingdom of Albania
Flag of Independent State of Croatia.svg Independent State of Croatia
Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta 1003
Wappen Deutsches Reich - Reichsadler 1889.svg House of Hohenzollern Flag of the German Empire.svg German Empire
Flag of Prussia (1892-1918).svg Kingdom of Prussia
Flag of Romania.svg Kingdom of Romania
Georg Friedrich, Prince of Prussia 1025
Imperial Coat of Arms of the Empire of Austria (1815).svg House of Habsburg-Lorraine Flag of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918).svg Austro-Hungarian Empire
Bandera del Segundo Imperio Mexicano (1864-1867).svg Second Mexican Empire
Banner of the Holy Roman Emperor with haloes (1400-1806).svg Holy Roman Empire
Flag of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany (1840).svg Grand Duchy of Tuscany
Karl von Habsburg 1010
Coat of arms of the House of Glücksburg.png House of Glücksburg Flag of Denmark.svg Kingdom of Denmark
Flag of Norway.svg Kingdom of Norway
Flag of Iceland.svg Kingdom of Iceland
State Flag of Greece (1863-1924 and 1935-1970).svg Kingdom of Greece
Christoph, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein 1825
Badge of the House of Windsor.svg House of Windsor Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg Antigua and Barbuda

Flag of Australia.svg Australia
Flag of the Bahamas.svg The Bahamas
Flag of Barbados.svg Barbados
Flag of Belize.svg Belize
Flag of Canada.svg Canada
Flag of Grenada.svg Grenada
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg Papua New Guinea
Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg Saint Kitts and Nevis
Flag of Saint Lucia.svg Saint Lucia
Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.svg Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg Solomon Islands
Flag of Tuvalu.svg Tuvalu
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
British Raj Red Ensign.svg Indian Empire
Flag of Pakistan.svg Dominion of Pakistan
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg Union of South Africa
Flag of Ceylon (1951-1972).svg Dominion of Ceylon
Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana (Commonwealth realm)
Flag of Nigeria.svg Federation of Nigeria
Flag of Sierra Leone.svg Sierra Leone (Commonwealth realm)
Flag of Tanganyika.svg Tanganyika
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Trinidad and Tobago (Commonwealth realm)
Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda (Commonwealth realm)
Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya (Commonwealth realm)
Flag of Malta.svg State of Malta
Flag of The Gambia.svg The Gambia (Commonwealth realm)
Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana (Commonwealth realm)
Flag of Mauritius.svg Mauritius (Commonwealth realm)
Flag of Fiji.svg Dominion of Fiji

Queen Elizabeth II 1917

Asian Royal Houses[edit]

House Countries Current head Founded
Imperial Seal of Japan.svg House of Japan Flag of Japan.svg Empire of Japan Emperor Akihito 660 BC
Emblem of the Emperor of Manchukuo.svg House of Aisin Gioro Flag of the Qing Dynasty (1889-1912).svg Empire of the Great Qing

Flag of Manchukuo.svg Empire of Manchukuo

Jin Yuzhang 1616
The Imperial Seal of Korea 03.png House of Yi Flag of Korea (1899).svg Korean Empire Yi Hae-won 1392
Coat of arms of Cambodia.svg House of Norodom Flag of Cambodia.svg Kingdom of Cambodia Norodom Sihamoni 1860
Emblem of the House of Chakri.svg House of Chakri Flag of Thailand.svg Kingdom of Thailand Vajiralongkorn 1782
Emblem of Bhutan.svg House of Wangchuck Flag of Bhutan.svg Kingdom of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck 1907
Coat of Arms of South Vietnam (1954 - 1955).svg House of Nguyễn First flag of the Nguyen Dynasty.svg Empire of Vietnam Bao Thang 1802
Royal Seal of the Kingdom of Laos.svg House of Khun Lo Flag of Laos (1952-1975).svg Kingdom of Laos Soulivong Savang 1904
Personal Emblem of the Sultan of Brunei.svg House of Bolkiah Flag of Brunei.svg Brunei Darussalam Hassanal Bolkiah 1405
Emblem of Bahrain.svg House of Khalifa Flag of Bahrain.svg Kingdom of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa 1766
Imperial Coat of Arms of Iran.svg House of Pahlavi State Flag of Iran (1964-1980).svg Imperial State of Iran Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran 1925
Coat of arms of Jordan.svg House of Hashim Flag of Jordan.svg Kingdom of Jordan

Flag of Iraq (1921–1959).svg Kingdom of Iraq
Flag of Kingdom of Syria (1920-03-08 to 1920-07-24).svg Kingdom of Syria
Flag of Hejaz 1920.svg Kingdom of Hejaz

Abdullah II of Jordan 1916
Coat of arms of Kuwait.svg House of Sabah Flag of Kuwait.svg State of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah 1752
National emblem of Oman.svg House of Al Said Flag of Oman.svg Sultanate of Oman

Flag of the Sultanate of Zanzibar (1963).svg Sultanate of Zanzibar

Qaboos bin Said al Said 1744
Emblem of Qatar.svg House of Thani Flag of Qatar.svg State of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani 1850
Coat of arms of Saudi Arabia.svg House of Saud Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud 1744
Coat of arms of Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen.jpg House of Al-Mutawakkil Flag of the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen.svg Kingdom of Yemen Ageel bin Muhammad al-Badr 897
Osmanli-nisani.svg House of Osman Flag of the Ottoman Empire.svg Ottoman Empire Bayezid Osman 1299
Emblem of Afghanistan.svg House of Barakzai Flag of Afghanistan (1931–1973).svg Kingdom of Afghanistan Ahmad Shah Khan, Crown Prince of Afghanistan 1826
WikiProject Burma (Myanmar) peacock.svg House of Konbaung Flag of the Alaungpaya Dynasty of Myanmar.svg Burmese Empire Taw Phaya 1752
Yogyakarta Sultanate Hamengkubhuwono X Emblem.svg House of Hamengkubuwono Flag of Yogyakarta.svg Special Region of Yogyakarta Hamengkubuwono X 1755
Coat of arms of Kedah.svg House of Kedah Flag of Kedah.svg Sultanate of Kedah

Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia

Sallehuddin of Kedah 1136
Coat of arms of Terengganu.svg House of Terengganu Flag of Terengganu.svg Sultanate of Terengganu

Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia

Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu 1725
Coat of arms of Perlis.svg House of Jamalullail Flag of Perlis.svg State of Perlis

Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia

Sirajuddin of Perlis 1843
Coat of arms of Selangor.svg House of Daeng Chelak Royal Standard of the Sultan of Selangor.svg Sultanate of Selangor

Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia

Sharafuddin of Selangor 1745
Coat of arms of Negeri Sembilan.svg House of Negeri Sembilan Flag of Negeri Sembilan.svg State of Negeri Sembilan

Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia

Muhriz of Negeri Sembilan 1773
Coat of arms of Perak.svg House of Siak Flag of Perak.svg Sultanate of Perak

Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia

Nazrin Shah of Perak 1528
Coat of arms of Johor.svg House of Temenggong Flag of Johor.svg Sultanate of Johor

Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia

Ibrahim Ismail of Johor 1528
Coat of arms of Pahang (Sultan).svg House of Bendahara Flag of Pahang.svg Sultanate of Pahang

Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia

Ahmad Shah of Pahang 1470
Coat of arms of Kelantan.svg House of Patani Flag of Kelantan.svg Sultanate of Kelantan

Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia

Muhammad V of Kelantan 1267
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Sarawak.svg House of Brooke Flag of the Kingdom of Sarawak (1870).svg Kingdom of Sarawak James Bertram Lionel Brooke 1841

African Royal Houses[edit]

House Countries Current head Founded
Coat of arms of Lesotho.svg House of Moshesh Flag of Lesotho.svg Kingdom of Lesotho Letsie III of Lesotho 1822
Coat of arms of Morocco.svg House of Alaouite Flag of Morocco.svg Kingdom of Morocco Mohammed VI of Morocco 1631
Coat of arms of Swaziland.svg House of Dlamini Flag of Swaziland.svg Kingdom of Swaziland Mswati III of Swaziland 1745
Imperial coat of arms of Ethiopia (Haile Selassie).svg House of Solomon Flag of Ethiopia (1897-1936; 1941-1974).svg Ethiopian Empire Zera Yacob Amha Selassie 1270
Royal Rwanda Coat.jpg House of Abanyiginya Flag of Rwanda (1959-1961).svg Kingdom of Rwanda TBA ????
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Burundi.png House of Ntwero Flag of Burundi (1962-1966).svg Kingdom of Burundi Rosa Paula Iribagiza 1680
Coat of arms of Kingdom of Egypt.svg House of Muhammad Ali Flag of Egypt (1922–1958).svg Kingdom of Egypt Fuad II of Egypt 1805
Imperial Coat of arms of Central Africa (1976–1979).svg House of Bokassa Flag of the Central African Republic.svg Central African Empire Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Crown Prince of Central Africa 1976
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Libya.svg House of Senussi Flag of Libya.svg Kingdom of Libya Mohammed El Senussi 1837
Tunisia Royal Coat of Arms.PNG House of Husain Pre-1999 Flag of Tunisia.svg Kingdom of Tunisia Muhammad al-Habib Bey 1705
Coat of arms of Uganda.svg House of Abalasangeye Flag of Buganda.svg Kingdom of Buganda Muwenda Mutebi II of Buganda 1300
Coat of arms of Kongo.svg House of Kilukeni Flag of the Kingdom of Kongo.svg Kingdom of Kongo Yves Ñzînga Mvêmb’a 1390

American Royal Houses[edit]

House Countries Current head Founded
Casa Imperial de Iturbide.svg House of Iturbide Bandera del Primer Imperio Mexicano.svg First Mexican Empire Maximilian von Götzen-Iturbide 1822
Coat of Arms of Araucania and Patagonia.png House of Tounens Flag of the Kingdom of Araucanía and Patagonia.svg Kingdom of Araucanía and Patagonia Jean-Michel Parasiliti di Para 1860
COA Dinasty Orleães-Bragança.svg House of Orléans-Braganza Flag of Empire of Brazil (1870-1889).svg Empire of Brazil Prince Luiz of Orléans-Braganza 1864
Coat of arms of Haiti.svg House of Dessalines Flag of Haiti 1964 (civil).svg Haitian Empire Unknown 1804
Coat of arms of Kingdom of Haiti.svg House of Christophe Flag of Haiti (1814-1820).svg Kingdom of Haiti Unknown 1811
Coat of Arms of the Second Haitian Empire.png House of Soulouque Flag of Haiti (1849-1859).png Haitian Empire Jean-Baptiste Soulouque 1849

Oceanic Royal Houses[edit]

House Countries Current head Founded
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Hawaii.png House of Kawānanakoa Flag of Hawaii (1896).svg Kingdom of Hawaii Quentin Kawānanakoa 1874
Pomare Arms.svg House of Pōmare Flag of the Kingdom of Tahiti.svg Kingdom of Tahiti
Flag of Bora Bora.svg Kingdom of Bora Bora
Joinville Pōmare 1788

Extinct Royal Houses[edit]

House Countries Founder Founded Extinct
Device of the Palaiologos Dynasty.svg House of Palaiologos Byzantine imperial flag, 14th century.svg Byzantine Empire Nikephoros Palaiologos 1081 1533
Brasao de Aviz.PNG House of Aviz Flag of Portugal (1578).svg Kingdom of Portugal John I of Portugal 1385 1580
Blason Bourgogne-comté ancien(aigle).svg House of Ivrea Banner of arms kingdom of Leon.svg Kingdom of León Anscar I of Ivrea 888 1379
Royal Coat of Arms of the Crown of Castile (15th Century).svg House of Trastámara Royal Banner of the Crown of Castile (Early Style)-Variant.svg Crown of Castille
Royal Banner of Aragón.svg Crown of Aragon
Henry II of Castile 1366 1555
Tudor Rose.svg House of Tudor England Kingdom of England
Royal Standard of Ireland (1542–1801).svg Kingdom of Ireland
Henry VII of England 1485 1603
Arms of Edmund Crouchback, Earl of Leicester and Lancaster.svg House of Lancaster England Kingdom of England Edmund Crouchback 1267 1361