These are the Kings and other rulers of Xanth.
Kings of Human Xanth
Ivy is the current King of Xanth. There are no ruling queens; so no matter gender, the ruler of Xanth is King. The power of Sorceresses is equal to the power of Magicians; so when a woman becomes King, she is referred to as Magician. King Jonathan had the longest reign of 100 years, since he was a zombie. King Humfrey had the shortest reign of 19 years.
- Merlin was the magician of knowledge. He ruled from 204 to 226.
- Roogna was the magician of adaptation. He ruled from 228 to 286.
- Rana was the magician of creation, mother of Rune, and the first female King. She ruled from 286 to 325.
- Reitas was the magician of problem solving. He ruled from 325 to 350.
- Rune was the magician of evocation and son of Rana. He ruled from 350 to 378.
- Jonathan is the magician of zombies. His first term as King was from 378 to 478. He will return to the throne pro tem in Centaur Aisle and Night Mare.
- Vortex was the magician of demon summoning. He ruled from 478 to 548.
- Neytron was the magician who brought paintings to life. He ruled from 548 to 575.
- Nero was the magician who brought golems to life. He ruled from 575 to 623.
- Gromden was the magician of divining the history of things he touched. He ruled from 623 to 677.
- Yin-Yang was the magician who created invokable spells with a good, Yin, and evil, Yang, side. He ruled as Yang from 677 to 719. He was assassinated by Muerte A. Fid, his successor.
- Muerte A. Fid was the magician of alchemy and uncle of Quan. He ruled from 719 to 753.
- Quan was the magician of herbalism and nephew of Muerte A. Fid. He ruled from 753 to 797.
- Elona was the magician of longevity and the second female King. She ruled from 797 to 866.
- Warren was the magician who could create ghosts and also was a ghost. He had been assassinated nearly 150 years prior by Muerte A. Fid. He ruled from 866 to 909 when he was exorcised.
- Ebnez was the magician who could adapt magical inanimate objects. He ruled from 909 to 952.
- Humfrey is magician of information. His first term as King was from 952 to 971 when he resigned in favor of Aeolus. He will return to the throne pro tem in Night Mare.
- Aeolus was the magician of storms. He ruled from 971 to 1042.
Trent is the magician of transformation. He ruled from 1042 to 1067 when he resigned in favor of Dor. During the Next Wave in Night Mare, several magicians acted as King pro tem.
- Dor served as King pro tem previously in Centaur Aisle and becomes King at the end of Night Mare.
- Jonathan was the sixth King of Xanth and served as King pro tem previously in Centaur Aisle.
- Humfrey served as King previously until Aeolus replaced him.
- Bink is a magician who can not be harmed by magic.
- Arnold, a centaur, is the first non-human Magician to rule Xanth in any capacity.
- Iris is the sorceress of Illusion.
- Irene was classified a neo-Sorceress until Night Mare when she was elevated to full Sorceress so she could take the throne.
- Chameleon is not a sorceress, however, she was the most intelligent person available to be king.
- Imbri is a night mare who became king as she was the only one who could break the chain.
- Dor is the magician who can talk to inanimate objects. He ruled from 1067 to 1107 when he resigned in favor of Ivy. He called upon Murphy to act as King pro tem in Isle of View.
- Ivy is the magician of enhancement, daughter of Dor. She became King in 1107 and is the current King of Xanth.
Other Kings and leaders
- Perseus and Andromeda are the King and Queen of Dragonflies.
- Bird of a Feather is the King of the birds.
- Chevalier is the leader of Centaur Isle.
- Dragon Lady is Queen of the dragons.
- Ferdinand is the King of the cowfolk.
- Heavenly Helen is Queen of the harpies.
- Mark is the King of Corn-Wall.
- Nabob is the King of the naga.
- Nator is a human who became a goober to lead the aimless goobers.
- Ortant is the Mayor of Imp Perial.
- Wolverton is the King of the werewolves.
- Xeth is the King of the zombies.
- The Night Stallion is the leader of the Night mares and the nightmare realm in the Gourd.
- The Day Stallion is the leader of the Day mares.
- Sword is King of the Warrior Elves.
- Crown-Of-Thorns is King of the Flower Elves.
- Gimlet is Prince of the Tool Elves.
- Gnasty Gnomad is the patriarch of the Gnobody Gnomes.
- Gnever is Chief of the Gnarly Gnomes.
- Gorbage is Chief of the North Slope Gap Goblins.
Chiefs of Goblin Mountain
Chiefs of the Goblinate of the Golden Horde
- Gauche, styled as King
Chiefs of the Good Riddance Goblins
- Golden is Queen of the Storage goblins.
- Craven is a sub-chief of the Chasm Clan.
During Ragna Roc's reign
- Andromeda, Queen of the Dragonflies, became the Elder in Adver City.
- Orienta became the Elder in Necess City.