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Chad Traditional states


Note: Among the many, mostly minor, traditional polities there are two that clearly stand out, and they are listed below: Baghirmi and WadaŽi.

Baghirmi

c.1480                     Baghirmi state founded.
20 Sep 1897                French protectorate.
1960                       State suppressed by national government of Chad. 
14 Jun 1970                State reconstituted. 

Rulers (title Mbang, often referred to as Sultan)
1676 - 1704                `Abd al-Kadir Woli
1704 - 1719                Bar
1719 - 1734                Wanga
1734 - 1739                Bourkomanda Tad Lele
1739 - 1749                Loel
1749 - 1784                Muhamad II al-Amin
1784 - 1806                `Abd ar-Rahman Gawrang I 
1806                       Malam Ngarmaba Bira (1st time) 
1806 - 1807                `Uthman Burkomanda III al-Kabir 
                             (1st time) 
1807                       Malam Ngarmaba Bira (2nd time) 
1807                       `Uthman Burkomanda III al-Kabir 
                             (2nd time) 
1807                       Muhammad III 
1807 - 1846                `Uthman Burkomanda III al-Kabir 
                             (3rd time) 
1846 - 1858                `Abd al-Qadir II al-Mahdi          (d. 1858) 
1858 - 1870                Muhammad IV Abu Sekkin (1st time) 
1870 - 1871                `Abd ar-Rahman II 
1871 - 1884                Muhammad IV Abu Sekkin (2nd time) 
1884 - 1885                Burkomanda IV as-Saghir 
1885                       Ngarmane Ermanala -Regent
1885 - 24 Jan 1918         `Abd ar-Rahman Gawrang II          (b. 1858? - d. 1918) 
1918 - 1936                Muhammad Urada 
1936 - 1960                Yusuf 
1960 - 1970                Interregnum
14 Jun 1970 -              Mahamat Yusuf


WadaŽi

1635                       WadaŽi replaces the old Birgu state under a new dynasty.
 3 Jun 1909                French protectorate.
1912                       State suppressed by colonial power France. 
1935                       State reconstituted. 
1960                       State suppressed by national government of Chad. 
1970                       State reconstituted. 

Rulers (title Kolak, often referred to as Sultan)
1681 - 1707                Yakob Arous
1707 - 1747                Kharut as-Sarhir
1747 - 1795                Muhammad Jawda
1795 - 1803                Muhammad Salih Derret ibn Jawda 
1803 - 1813                `Abd al-Karim Sabun ibn Salih
                             Derret 
1813                       Muhammad Busata ibn `Abd al-Karim 
1813 - 1829                Yusuf Kharifayn ibn `Abd al-Qadir 
1829                       Raqib ibn Yusuf `Abd al-Qadir 
1829 - 1835                Muhammad `Abd al-`Aziz Dhawiyi 
                             ibn Radama 
1835                       Adham ibn Muhammad `Abd al-`Aziz 
1835 - 1858                `Izz ad-Din Muhammad al-Sharif      (d. 1858) 
                             ibn Salih Derret 
1858 - 1874                `Ali ibn Muhammad 
1874 - 1898                Yusuf ibn `Ali 
1898 - 1900                Ibrahim ibn `Ali 
1900 - Dec 1901            Ahmad Abu al-Ghazali ibn `Ali 
1902 - 1909                Muhammad DaŽud Murra ibn Yusuf 
 3 Jun 1909 - 1912         `Asil 
1912 - 1936                Interregnum
1935 - 1945                Muhammad Urada ibn Ibrahim          (d. 1945) 
1945 - 1960                `Ali Silek ibn Muhammad DaŽud Murra
                             (1st time) 
1960 - 1970                Interregnum
1970 - 1977                `Ali Silek ibn Muhammad DaŽud Murra 
                             (2nd time) 
1977 - 11 Aug 2004         Ibrahim ibn Muhammad Urada          (b. 1929 - d. 2004)






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