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The Huraa Dynasty was the sixth royal dynasty to rule over the Maldives
Maldives
The Maldives , , officially Republic of Maldives , also referred to as the Maldive Islands, is an island nation in the Indian Ocean formed by a double chain of twenty-six atolls oriented north-south off India's Lakshadweep islands, between Minicoy Island and...

. It was founded in 1757 by Sultan al-Ghazi Hasan 'Izz ud-din
Sultan al-Ghazi al-Hasan 'Izz ud-din Sri Kula Ranmiba Danala Kirti Kattiri Buwana Maha Radun
Dhon Bandaarain or Sultan al-Ghazi al-Hasan 'Izz ud-din Sri Kula Ranmiba Danala Kirti Kattiri Buwana Maha Radun was proclaimed king of the Maldives in the year 1757. He was the first sultan of the Huraa dynasty....

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Rulers


List of Huraa Sultans:
  • Sultan al-Ghazi Hasan 'Izz ud-din (1757–1766)
  • Dhiyamigili dynasty
    Dhiyamigili dynasty
    The Dhiyamigili dynasty was the fifth royal dynasty to rule over the Maldives. It comprised four sultans:* Sultan Muzaffar Muhammad Imaduddin II * Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar II * Sultan Mukarram Muhammad Imaduddin III...

    restored (1766–1773)
  • Sultan Muhammad Shams ud-din Iskandar II
    Sultan Muhammad Shams ud-din Iskandar II
    Sultan Muhammad Shams ud-din Iskandar II was the Sultan of the Maldives from 1773 to 1774. His father was Husain Bodu Dorimena Kilegefan. He usurped the throne from the Dhiyamigili Dynasty on 22 December 1773. He abdicated in 1774 and was succeeded by Sultan Muhammad Mu'iz ud-din Iskander ibni...

     (1773–1774)
  • Sultan Muhammad Mu'iz ud-din Iskander
    Sultan Muhammad Mu'iz ud-din Iskander ibni al-Marhum Shah Ghazi al-Hasan 'Izz ud-din
    Sultan Muhammad Mu'iz ud-din Iskander ibni al-Marhum Shah Ghazi al-Hasan 'Izz ud-din was the sultan of the Maldives from 1774-1779. He succeeded when his cousin abdicated. Also known as Kalhu Banda'arain, he died in Malé on the 13 September 1779 and was succeeded by Hassan Nooraddeen I....

     (1774–1779)
  • Hassan Nooraddeen I
    Hassan Nooraddeen I
    Sultan Al hajj Hassan Nooraddeenul Iskandhar I was the Sultan of the Maldives from 1779–1799. He was the son of Sultan Muhammad Mu'iz ud-din. Nooraddeen went on hajj twice and on the second occasion he battled with the Sharif of Mecca. He died in Jeddah, together with 238 of the men of the ...

     (1779–1799)
  • Muhammad Mueenuddeen I
    Muhammad Mueenuddeen I
    Muhammad Mueenuddeen I was the sultan of the Maldives from 1798 to 1835. He ruled for 37 years, 1 month and 4 days....

     (1799–1835)
  • Muhammad Imaaduddeen IV
    Muhammad Imaaduddeen IV
    Muhammad Imaaduddeen IV was the sultan of the Maldives from 1835 to 1882. He ruled for 48 years, 4 months, and 28 days, making his reign the longest ever in the Maldives....

     (1835–1882)
  • Ibrahim Nooraddeen
    Ibrahim Nooraddeen
    Ibrahim Nooraddeen was the sultan of the Maldives first in 1882 to 1886. After 4 years, 11 months and 29 days, Muhammad Mueenuddeen II took over the throne. Nooraddeen came to power for the second time in 1888. He was the sultan until he died in 1892....

     (1882–1886)
  • Muhammad Mueenuddeen II
    Muhammad Mueenuddeen II
    Muhammad Mueenuddeen II was the sultan of the Maldives from 1886 to 1888....

     (1886–1888)
  • Ibrahim Nooraddeen
    Ibrahim Nooraddeen
    Ibrahim Nooraddeen was the sultan of the Maldives first in 1882 to 1886. After 4 years, 11 months and 29 days, Muhammad Mueenuddeen II took over the throne. Nooraddeen came to power for the second time in 1888. He was the sultan until he died in 1892....

     (1888–1892) (second time)
  • Muhammad Imaaduddeen V
    Muhammad Imaaduddeen V
    Sultan Muhammad Imaaduddeen V, son of Ibrahim Nooraddeen and Bodugaluge Didi of Machchangoalhi Ganduvaru, and also younger half-brother of Muhammad Shamsuddeen III, was the sultan of the Maldives from 1892 to 1893 for five months. He was 8 years old when he became the sultan, after the death of his...

     (1892–1893)
  • Muhammad Shamsuddeen III
    Muhammad Shamsuddeen III
    Sultan Muhammad Shamsuddeen Iskander III, CMG, son of Ibrahim Nooraddeen and Kakaage Don Goma, was the Sultan of the Maldives first from May 7, 1893 and then again from 1902....

     (1893)
  • Haajee Imaaduddeen
    Haajee Imaaduddeen
    Sultan Haji Muhammad Imaaduddeen VI Iskandar Sri Kula Sundara Kattiri Buwana Maha Radun was the sultan of the Maldives from 1893 to 1902. Sultan Imaaduddeen was born on 25 October 1868 to Prince Hassan Izzuddine and Maandhoogey Dhon didi. His grandfather was His Highness Sultan Imaaduddeen the...

     (1893–1902)
  • Muhammad Shamsuddeen III
    Muhammad Shamsuddeen III
    Sultan Muhammad Shamsuddeen Iskander III, CMG, son of Ibrahim Nooraddeen and Kakaage Don Goma, was the Sultan of the Maldives first from May 7, 1893 and then again from 1902....

     (1902–1934) (second time)
  • Hassan Nooraddeen Iskandar II
    Hassan Nooraddeen Iskandar II
    Sultan Sir Hassan Nooraddeen Iskandar II, KCMG was Sultan of the Maldives from 1935 to 1943, a son of Sultan Muhammed Mueenudheen Kalhu Bandaarain. Sultan Nooraddeen was born on 21 April 1887....

     (1934–1943)
  • Abdul Majeed Didi (1943–1952)
  • Republic (1952–1954)
  • Muhammad Fareed Didi
    Muhammad Fareed Didi
    King Muhammad Fareed Didi , the son of the Sultan Prince Abdul Majeed Didi . Muhammed Fareed Didi was the last Sultan of Maldives and the first Maldivian Monarch to assume the title of "King" with the style of "Your Majesty". He was the Sultan of Maldives from March 7, 1954 until November 11, 1968...

     (1954–1968)

Republic declared in 1968

Heads of the Huraa dynasty since 1968, who did not rule as sultans:
  • Muhammad Fareed Didi
    Muhammad Fareed Didi
    King Muhammad Fareed Didi , the son of the Sultan Prince Abdul Majeed Didi . Muhammed Fareed Didi was the last Sultan of Maldives and the first Maldivian Monarch to assume the title of "King" with the style of "Your Majesty". He was the Sultan of Maldives from March 7, 1954 until November 11, 1968...

     (1968–1969)
  • Prince Muhammad Nur ud-din (1969–present)

See also