Dynasty facts for kids

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Dynasty means rulers who belong to the same royal family for generations. The term is also used to describe the era during which that family ruled.

Famous dynasties were:

Dynasties by region

Africa

Egypt

  • 1st dynasty (c. 3050 - 2890 BC)
  • 2nd dynasty (2890 - 2686 BC)
  • 3rd dynasty (2686 - 2613 BC)
  • 4th dynasty (2613 - 2498 BC)
  • 5th dynasty (2498 - 2345 BC)
  • 6th dynasty (2345 - 2181 BC)
  • 7th and 8th dynasties (2181 - 2160 BC)
  • 9th dynasty (2160 - 2130 BC)
  • 10th dynasty (2130 - 2040 BC)
  • 11th dynasty (2134 - 1991 BC)
  • 12th dynasty (1991 - 1803 BC)
  • 13th dynasty (1803 - 1649 BC)
  • 14th dynasty (1705 - 1690 BC)
  • 15th dynasty (1674 - 1535 BC)
  • 16th dynasty (1660 - 1600 BC)
  • 17th dynasty (1650 - 1549 BC)
  • 18th dynasty (1549 - 1292 BC)
  • 19th dynasty (1292 - 1186 BC)
  • 20th dynasty (1186 - 1069 BC)
  • 21st dynasty (1069 - 945 BC)
  • 22nd dynasty (945 - 720 BC)
  • 23rd dynasty (837 - 728 BC)
  • 24th dynasty (732 - 720 BC)
  • 25th dynasty (732 - 653 BC)
  • 26th dynasty (672 - 525 BC)
  • Achaemenid dynasty (525 - 404 BC)
  • 28th dynasty (404 - 398 BC)
  • 29th dynasty (398 - 380 BC)
  • 30th dynasty (380 - 343 BC)
  • Achaemenid dynasty (343 - 332 BC)
  • Argead dynasty (332 - 309 BC)
  • Ptolemaic Dynasty (305 - 30 BC)

Morocco

  • Idrisid dynasty (780-974)
  • Maghrawa dynasty (987-1070)
  • Almoravid dynasty (1073-1147) (also in Al-Andalus)
  • Almohad dynasty (1147-1269) (also in Al-Andalus)
  • Marinid dynasty (1258-1420) (also in Al-Andalus)
  • Wattasid dynasty (1420-1547) (also in Al-Andalus)
  • Saadi dynasty (1554-1659)
  • Alaouite dynasty (1666 to present)

North and South America

Brazil

Haiti

  • Dessalines Dynasty (1804 - 1806)
  • Christophe Dynasty (1811 - 1820)
  • Soulouque Dynasty (1849 - 1859)

Hawaii

  • Kamehameha Dynasty (c.1810-1872)
  • Kalākaua Dynasty (c.1874-1893)
  • House of Kawananakoa (c.1868- ??)

Mexico

Asia

Afghanistan

China

India

Japan

Korea

Maldives

Persia (Iran)

Thailand

  • Phra Ruang dynasty
  • Mengrai dynasty
  • U-Thong dynasty
  • Suphannaphum dynasty
  • Sukhothai dynasty
  • Prasatthong dynasty
  • Banpluluang dynasty
  • Thonburi dynasty (1767-1782)
  • Chakri dynasty (1782-)

Europe

Albania

Barbarians

Bavarii
  • Agilolfing Dynasty
Franks
Lombards
See Early kings of the Lombards.
  • Lething Dynasty (until early sixth century)
  • Gausian Dynasty (546-572)
  • Bavarian Dynasty (616-712)
Ostrogoths
  • Amal Dynasty (before 474-536)
Vandals
  • Hasdingi (before 407-534)
Visigoths
  • Balthi Dynasty (395-531)

Byzantine Empire

  • Constantinian dynasty (303-336)
  • Valentinian Dynasty (364-457)
    • House of Theodosius from 379
  • Leonid dynasty (457-518)
  • Justinian Dynasty (518-602)
  • Heraclian Dynasty (602-695 and 705-711)
  • Isaurian Dynasty (717-802)
  • Phocid Dynasty (802-813)
  • Phrygian Dynasty (820-867)
  • Macedonian Dynasty (867-1056)
  • Comnenid Dynasty (1057-1059 and 1081-1185)
  • Doukid Dynasty (1059-1081)
  • Angleid Dynasty (1185-1204)
  • Laskarid Dynasty (1204-1261), in exile in Nicaea
  • Palaeologid Dynasty (1261-1453)

Croatia

Denmark

England

France

Germany

Bavaria
  • Liutpolding Dynasty 889-947
  • Ottonian Dynasty 947-1017
  • House of Luxembourg 1017-1026, 1039-1047
  • Salian Dynasty 1026-1039, 1053-1061
  • Welf Dynasty 1070-1138, 1156-1180
  • Babenberg Dynasty 1138-1156
  • Wittelsbach Dynasty 1180-1918
Saxony
  • Liudolfing Dynasty 843-961
  • Billung Dynasty 961-1106
  • Supplinburger Dynasty 1106-1127
  • Welf Dynasty 1127-1138, 1142-1180
  • Ascanian Dynasty 1138-1142, 1180-1422
  • Wettin Dynasty 1422-1918

Hungary

Montenegro

  • Vojislavljević Dynasty (c. 7th century - 1186)
  • Nemanjić Dynasty (1186 - 1355)
  • Balšić Dynasty (1356 - 1435)
  • Crnojević Dynasty (1435 - 1516)
  • Petrović-Njegoš Dynasty (1696 - 1918)

Iberia

Aragón
Asturias
  • Peláyez Dynasty (718-739)
  • Pérez Dynasty (739-925)
Castile
León
Navarre
Portugal
Spain

Ireland

  • Fir Ol nEchmacht
  • Dal Fiachrach Suighe
  • The Connachta
  • Uí Briuin
  • Uí Fiachrach
  • Uí Néill
  • Eóganachta
  • Uí Failghe
  • Uí Maine
  • Uí Garrchon
  • Uí Enechglaiss
  • Uí Bairrche
  • Uí Dúnlainge
  • Uí Cheinnselaig
  • Dál Riata
  • Dál nAraidi
  • Dál Fiatach
  • Clann Cholmáin
  • Síl nÁedo Sláine
  • Cenél Coirpre
  • Síl Muiredaig
  • Clan Maelruanaidh
  • Cenél nEógain
  • Cenél Conaill
  • Uí Briuin Brefine
  • Muintir Maoilmhordha
  • Ua Mael Sechlainn
  • Ua Conchobhair
  • Dál gCais
  • Ua Briain
  • MacDermot
  • Mac Ivar
  • Mac Ragnaill
  • Mac Thorkell
  • Mac Murrough Kavanagh
  • FitzGerald
  • Butler
  • Burke
  • Ó Neill
  • Clann Aodha Buidhe
  • O Domhnaill
  • O Connor Sligo
  • O'Conor Don
  • Clanricarde
  • Maguire
  • MacCarthy
  • O Sullivan Beare
  • O Sullivan Mor
  • O Connor Kerry
  • O Flaherty
  • O Rourke
  • O Kelly
  • O More
  • O Byrne
  • O Toole
  • Magennis
  • MacMahon
  • O Reilly
  • Guinness

Italy

Norway

  • Fairhair Dynasty (890-1319)
  • House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1905 to the present)

Ottoman Empire

Poland

Roman Empire

  • Julio-Claudian Dynasty (27 BC-AD 68)
  • Flavian Dynasty (69-96)
  • Nervan-Antonian Dynasty (96-192)
  • Severan Dynasty (193-235)

Romania

Russia

Scotland

Sweden

Two Sicilies

Sicily

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