Gilgit
 
         ....            Gilgit state established in remote (legendary) antiquity.
         1842 - 1846     Occupied by Sikhs.
                1846     Gilgit becomes subject to Jammu, later Jammu and Kashmir.
         18.. - 1860     Ruled by Chitral.
                1860     Restored to Jammu and Kashmir.
         01 Nov 1947     Islamic Republic of Gilgit proclaimed (claiming the area
                          of Gilgit-Baltistan, several princely states, Kargil & Ladakh),
                          with the aim of joining Pakistan.
         16 Nov 1947     Pakistan take possession.
 
  • Rulers (title Raas)
  • Ali Sher Khan
  • Resho Wazir
  • Habib Khan
  • Malika Jawar Khatun (female)............................1689 - 1705
  • Raja Shah Gauritham.....................................1705 - 1800
  • Sulaiman Shah (1st time)................................1800 - 1802
  • Raja Muhammad Khan......................................1802 - 1822
  • Raja Abbas Khan (Raja Asghar Khan or Yasin ?)...........1822 - 1825
  • Sulaiman Shah (2nd time)................................1825 - 1826
  • Malika Sahibnuma (female)...............................1826 - 1828
    • Azad Shah of Purnial (Regent)......................1826 - 182.
    • Raja Tahir Shah of Nagar (Regent)..................182. - 1828 and then...
  • Raja Tahir Shah.........................................1828 - 1836
  • Raja Sikandar Shah......................................1836 - 1840
  • Gohar Aman..............................................1840 - 1842
  • Occupied by Sikhs.......................................1842 - 1846
    • Raja Karim Khan....................................1842 - 1844
    • Raja Muhammad Khan II..............................1844 - 1847
  • Jammu...................................................1846 - ?
    • Raja Malik Aman....................................1847 - 1848
  • Chitral....................................................? - 1860
  • Jammu and Kashmir.......................................1860 - 1947
  • President
  • Raja Shah Rais Khan..............................01 Nov 1947 - 16 Nov 1947
  • Pakistan.........................................16 Nov 1947 - date
 
  • British Political Agent for Gilgit
  • John Biddulph...........................................1878 - 1881
  • Agency closed from 1881 to 1889.
  • Algernon George Arnold Durand....................17 Jul 1889 - 01 Nov 1893
  • A.M.C. Bruce (acting)............................02 Nov 1893 - 26 Jan 1894
  • George Scott Robertson...........................27 Jan 1894 - 28 Jul 1896
  • S.H. Godfrey.....................................29 Jul 1896 - 13 Aug 1897
  • Arthur Henry MacMahon............................14 Aug 1897 - 30 Sep 1898
  • John Manners Smith...............................01 Oct 1898 - 21 Oct 1901
  • William H.M.S. Stewart...........................22 Oct 1901 - 18 Oct 1903
  • Bertrand Evelyn Mollish Gurdon...................19 Oct 1903 - 04 Oct 1906
  • A.F. Bruce.......................................15 Oct 1906 - Apr 1908
  • A.D. Macpherson (1st time, acting)..................Apr 1908 - Oct 1908
  • Armine Brereton Dew..............................28 Oct 1908 - 29 May 1911
  • A.D. Macpherson (2nd time).......................30 May 1911 - 12 Oct 1916
  • E.H.C. James.....................................13 Oct 1916 - 20 May 1917
  • C.A. Smith.......................................21 May 1917 - 22 Sep 1920
  • D.C.R. Lorimer...................................23 Sep 1920 - 20 Sep 1924
  • Gordon Loch......................................21 Sep 1924 - 10 Oct 1927
  • Herbert J. Todd..................................11 Oct 1927 - 28 Sep 1931
  • George Van Baerle Gillan.........................29 Sep 1931 - 21 Sep 1934
  • George Kirkbride.................................22 Sep 1934 - 04 Oct 1937
  • Ian W. Galbraith.................................05 Oct 1937 - 13 Jun 1939
  • R.K.M. Battye (acting)...........................14 Jun 1939 - 02 Oct 1939
  • G.C.L. Crichton..................................03 Oct 1942 - 08 Jul 1942
  • Evelyn H. Cobb...................................08 Jul 1942 - 05 Sep 1945
  • R.N. Bacon.......................................05 Sep 1945 - 31 Jul 1947
  • Governor (for the Maharaja of Jammu and Kashnmir)
  • Ghansara Singh...................................01 Aug 1947 - 01 Nov 1947
 
 
Pakistan's autonomous region of Gilgit-Baltistan
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