List of rulers of the Northern state of Gonja

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List of rulers of Gonja, a kingdom located in the north of Ghana[edit]

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Incumbent Notes
c.1600 Invasion by Ngbanya clan, from Songhay in Mali
1675 Establishment of Gonja paramount ruler Yagbongwura
Yagbongwura (Paramount Rulers)
Ngbanya Dynasty
1675 to 1698 Sumaila Ndewura Jakpa, Yagbongwura
1698 to 1698 Limu, Yagbongwura
1698 to 1709 Sulemana Jakpa In rebellion
1698 to 1698 Lanyon, Regent
1698 to 1699 Lanyon, Yagbongwura
1699 to February 1709 Abbas
February 1709 to 25 May 1709 Abbas, Yagbongwura
1709 to 1712 Mahama Labayiru, Yagbongwura
1712 to ???? Bur' Lanyon, Regent
???? to ???? Kankanga, Yagbongwura
???? to ???? Safu, Yagbongwura
???? to ???? Kali, Yagbongwura
???? to 1858 Jakpa, Yagbongwura
1858 to 1873 Nyantachi, Yagbongwura
1873 to 18?? Jiau, Yagbongwura
18?? to 18?? Kpirku, Yagbongwura
18?? to 1891 Kurbang, Yagbongwura
1891 to 1896 Interregnum
1896 to 1907 Pontomprong, Yagbongwura
1907 to 1909 Lanyon[disambiguation needed], Yagbongwura
1909 to 1912 Interregnum
1912 to 1937 Dangbonga, Yagbongwura
1937 to 1942 Banbanga, Yagbongwura
1942 to 1942 Singbing Lanyon, Yagbongwura
1942 to 1975 Ewuntoma, Yagbongwura
1975 to 1982 Kurabaso, Yagbongwura
1983 to 26 January 1987 Timu, Yagbongwura
1987 to 1990 Kanyiti, Yagbongwura
1990 to 1992 Bi-Awuribi, Yagbongwura
1992 to 1993 Ale Adengi Tikpiri, Yagbongwura
7 December 1993 to 2000 Bore Nyinche, Yagbongwura
2000 to 2010 Bawah Abudu Doshie, Yagbongwura
March 2010 to present TunTumba Boresa1 Sulemana Jakpa, Yagbonwura

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