Lists of emperors

This is a list including all rulers who had carried the title of emperor through history.

Emperors of traditional empires

Ancient empires

Medieval empires


Lal Kot - The fortress built by Anangpal Tomar

Western and Byzantine traditions


Pre-modern Empire

Emperors of short-lived "empires"

Self-proclaimed "emperors"

See also Self-proclaimed monarchy and micronation

Fictional emperors

See Category of fictional emperors and empresses

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