List of Alaafin (Kings) of Oyo

 

Alaafin of Oyo
Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III

Below is the list of all Alaafin (King) of Oyo

  • Oranmiyan- 1300- ??
  • Ajaka- ??
  • Sango- ??
  • Ajaka- (Second reign)
  • Aganju- ??
  • Kori- 1400- ??
  • Oluaso- 1500-??
  • Onigbogi- 1500- ??

  •  Ofirin- ???? to ????
  • Eguguojo- ???? to ????
  •  Orompoto- ???? to ????
  •  Abipa- 1600 to ????
  • Obalokun- ???? to ????
  • Oluodo- ???? to ????
  • Ajagbo- ???? to ????
  •  Odarawu- ???? to ????
  • Kanran- ???? to ????
  •  Jayin- ???? to ????
  •  Ayibi- ???? to ????
  • Osiyago- ???? to ????
  • Ojigi- c. 1728 to 1730
  • Gberu- c. 1730 to 1746
  • 1746 Amuniwaiye
  • 1746 to 1754 Onisile
  • 1754 Labisi
  • 1754 Awonbioju
  • 1754 Agboluaje
  • 1754 to 1770 Majeogbe
  • c. 1770 to 1789 Abiodun
  • 1789 to 1796 Awole Arogangan
  • 1796 to 1797 Adebo

 

 

  • 1797  to 1802- The Alaafin throne was vacant during this period

 

  • 1802 to 1830 Majotu
  • 1830 to 1833 Amodo
  • 1833 to 1835 Oluewu
  • 1837 to 1859 Atiba Atobatele (at new capital)
  • 1859 to 1875 Adelu
  • 1876 to 1888 Adeyemi I Alowolodu
  • 1888 to 1905 Adeyemi I Alowolodu (as British Vassal)
  • 1905 to 1911 Lawani Agogoja (as British Vassal)
  • 1911 to 1944 Siyanbola Onikepe Oladigbolu I (as British Vassal)
  • 1944 to 1945 Regent (as British Vassal)
  • 1945 to 1955 Adeyemi II Adeniran (as British Vassal) 
  • 1955 to 1956 Regent (as British Vassal) 
  • 1956 to 1960 Bello Gbadegesin Oladigbolu II (as British Vassal)
  • 1960 to 1968 Bello Gbadegesin Oladigbolu II (as Nigerian Traditional Monarch) 
  • 19 November 1970 to Present Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III (as Nigerian Traditional Monarch)

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