Aragon Arms-crown.svg

The list of Aragonese rulers is dated from the separation of the then-County of Aragon from the Kingdom of Navarre, as per the will of Sancho III. In 1164, with the dynastic union formed between the Kingdom of Aragon (modern day Lesser Aragon) and the County of Catalonia created the Crown of Aragon. Over the next centuries, marriages, inheritance, and conquest would further add to the Aragonese realm.


House of Jiménez
Monarch Portrait Lifespan Dates of Rule
Ramiro I Remiro I d'Aragón.jpg 1007 - 8 May, 1063 (February, 1035 - 8 May, 1063)
Sancho Ramirez Sancho Remíriz.jpg 1042 - 4 June, 1094 (8 May, 1063 - 4 June, 1094)
Peter I Pietro I d'Aragón.jpg 1068 - 28 September, 1104 (4 June, 1094 - 28 September, 1104)
Alfonso I Alifonso I d'Aragón.jpg 1073 - 8 September, 1134 (28 September, 1104 - 28 September, 1134)
Ramiro II Remiro II d'Aragón.jpg 1075 - 16 August, 1157 (28 September, 1134 - 13 November, 1137)
Petronilla Petronila.jpg 29 July, 1136 - 16 October, 1174 (13 November, 1137 - 18 July, 1164)

Petronilla married the Count of Catalonia in 1151. Upon her abdication in 1164, both Aragon and Catalonia passed to their son, Alfonso.

House of Barcelona
Monarch Portrait Lifespan Dates of Rule
Alfonso II 1157 - 25 April, 1196 (18 July, 1164 - 25 April, 1196)
Peter II 1178 - 12 September, 1213 (25 April, 1196 - 12 September, 1213)
James I Chaime I d'Aragón.jpg 2 February, 1208 - 27 July, 1276 (12 September, 1213 - 27 July, 1276)
Peter III Pietro III d'Aragón.jpg 1240 - 2 November, 1285 (27 July, 1276 - 2 November, 1285)
Alfonso III 1265 - 18 June, 1291 (2 November, 1285 - 18 June, 1291)
James II Chaime II d'Aragón.jpg 10 August, 1267 - 5 November, 1327 (18 June, 1291 - 5 November, 1327)
Alfonso IV Alifonso IV d'Aragón.jpg 1299 - 27 January, 1336 (5 November, 1327 - 27 January, 1336)
Peter IV Pietro IV d'Aragón.jpg 5 October, 1319 - 5 January, 1387 (27 January, 1336 - 5 January, 1387)
John I Chuan I d'Aragón.jpg 27 December, 1350 - 19 May, 1396 (5 January, 1387 - 19 May, 1396)
Martin I 1356 - 31 May, 1410 (19 May, 1396 - 31 May, 1410)
Peter V 14 December, 1390 - 11 June, 1447 (31 May, 1410 - 11 June, 1447)
James III
the Conqueror
3 March, 1423 - 25 February, 1489 (11 May, 1447 - 25 February, 1489)
Martin II 17 July, 1449 - 18 January, 1531 (25 February, 1489 - 18 January, 1531)
Alfonso V 9 December, 1481 - 2 April, 1554 (18 January, 1531 - 2 April, 1554)
Charles I 23 August, 1515 - 4 July, 1582 (2 April, 1554 - 4 July, 1582)
Alfonso VI 14 July, 1548 - 12 September, 1616 (4 July, 1582 - 12 September, 1616)
John II 19 February, 1580 - 1 November, 1630 (12 September, 1616 - 1 November, 1630)
Charles II 5 March, 1609 - 28 June, 1679 (1 November, 1630 - 28 June, 1679)
Peter VI 13 August, 1655 - 12 December, 1732 (28 June, 1679 - 12 December, 1732)
James IV 22 October, 1687 - 21 July, 1754 (12 December, 1732 - 21 July, 1754)
Isabella 18 March, 1725 - 2 January, 1794 (21 July, 1754 - 3 March, 1759)

Isabella married Archduke Charles of Austria in 1759, bringing the Habsburg dynasty to power in Aragon.

House of Habsburg
Monarch Portrait Lifespan Dates of Rule
Charles III
the Austrian
14 May, 1721 - 25 March, 1790 (3 March, 1759 - 25 March, 1790)

After Charles' death in 1790, the personal union between Aragon and Austria was broken, and the realms divided between his two sons, Ferdinand taking Aragon, while Leopold took Austria-Bohemia.


House of Barcelona-Habsburg
Monarch Portrait Lifespan Dates of Rule
Ferdinand I 2 April, 1765 - 22 June, 1831 (25 March, 1790 - 22 June, 1831)
Charles IV 18 January, 1799 - 5 April, 1857 (22 June, 1831 - 5 April, 1857)
Charles V 29 September, 1829 - 4 May, 1878 (5 April, 1857 - 13 August, 1857)

Charles V was forced to flee Aragon after the fall of Zaragoza and the conquest of Aragon and Castile. Nevertheless, he continued to expertly command Aragon's exiled army and navy. Meanwhile, Aragon was incorporated into Napoleone Buonaparte's "Kingdom of Spain".

House of Bounaparte
Monarch Portrait Lifespan Dates of Rule
Napoleone Franz Xaver Winterhalter Napoleon III.jpg 20 April, 1818 - 9 January, 1883 (13 August, 1857 - 14 September, 1865)

After the collapse of Napoleone's empire, Aragon was restored to its pre-Napoleonic Wars territory.

House of Barcelona-Habsburg
Monarch Portrait Lifespan Dates of Rule
Charles V 29 September, 1829 - 4 May, 1878 (14 September, 1865 - 4 May, 1878)
Ferdinand II 5 July, 1863 - 11 June, 1903 (4 May, 1878 - 11 June, 1903)
Charles VI 18 February, 1872 - 12 August, 1931 (11 June, 1903 - 12 August, 1931)
Peter VII 27 April, 1902 - 22 May, 1956 (13 August, 1931 - 22 May, 1956)
Charles VII 3 August, 1939 - 10 July, 2000 (22 May, 1956 - 10 July, 2000)
Charles VIII 15 February, 1974 - 25 November, 2005 (10 July, 2000 - 25 November, 2005)
Ferdinand III Alfonso XII R.jpg November 26, 1981 - (25 November, 2005 - )


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