Afghanistan: Heads of State: 1880-1973

Ruling clan: Muḥammadzay (Bārakzay tribe) except for as noted below
The names of each ruler appear as follows: a) official name as normally found on the calligraphic seal or signature known as tughra, b) official honorific title(s) in italics.
Amīr [1][2]
20 Jul 1880 - 3 Oct 1901 ‘Abd al-Raḥmān Khān Ḍiyā’ al-Milla wa al-Dīn [3][4]
3 Oct 1901 - 20 Feb 1919 Ḥabīb Allāh Khān Sirāj al-Milla wa al-Dīn
21 Feb 1919 - 28 Feb 1919 Naṣr Allāh Khān
28 Feb 1919 - 9 Jun 1926 Amān Allāh Khān Sayf al-Milla wa al-Dīn, Ghāzī
Pādshāh-i Afghānistān
9 Jun 1926 - 14 Jan 1929 Amān Allāh Khān Sayf al-Milla wa al-Dīn, Ghāzī (x)
14 Jan 1929 - 17 Jan 1929 ‘Ināyat Allāh Shāh Mu‘in al-Salṭana
Amīr
17 Jan 1929 - 13 Oct 1929 Ḥabīb Allāh Khādim-i Dīn-i Rasūl Allāh, Ghāzī [5][6]
Pādshāh-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān Pāchā
17 Oct 1929 - 8 Nov 1933 Muḥammad Nādir Shāh Ghāzī (posthumous: Shāh-i Shahīd)
8 Nov 1933 - 17 Jul 1973 Muḥammad Ẓāhir Shāh Payraw-i Dīn-i Matīn-i Islām, Banda-i Khudā, al-Mutawakkil ‘alā-Allāh