Previous Alaafins

  1. Oranmiyan
  2. Ajaka – was dethroned
  3. Sango – became deified as god of thunder and lightening
  4. Ajaja – re-installed
  5. Aganju
  6. Kori
  7. Oluaso
  8. Onigbogi – conducted evacuation of Oyo-Ile probably around 16th century “There were 36 other kings after Onigbogi.
  9. Ofiran – built the city of Shaki
  10. Egunoju – founder of Oyo Igboho
  11. Orompoto – speculated to be a woman
  12. Ajiboyede –
  13. Abipa – 1570-1580
  14. Obalokun – 1580-1600
    —Oluodo – He was not buried in BARA (The Royal Burial ground, hence his name was suppressed)
  15. Ajagbo – 1600-1658
  16. Odaranwu – 1658-1660
  17. Kanran – 1660-1665
  18. Jayin – (Appointed the first Awuyale of Ijebu Ode) 1655-1670
  19. Ayibi – 1678-1690
  20. Osiyango – 1690-1698
  21. Ojigi – 1698-1732
  22. Gbaru – 1732-1738
  23. Amuniwaye – 1738-1742
  24. Onisile – 1742-1750
  25. Labisi – 1750
  26. Awonbioju – 1750
  27. Agboluaje – (Celebrated Bere Festival) 1750-1772
  28. Majeogbe – 1772-1775
  29. Abiodun – (Celebrated Bere Festival) 1755-1805
  30. Aole
  31. Adebo
  32. Maku – 1802-1830
  33. Majotu – (Ilorin sized by the Fulani)
  34. Amodo – 1830
  35. Oluewu – (Fall of Ancient Oyo) 1833-1834
  36. Abiodun Atiba – (Founder of present Oyo, celebrated Bere Festival) 1837-1859
  37. Adelu – 1858-1875
  38. Adeyemi I – 1875-1905
  39. Lawani Agogoija – 1905-1911
  40. Ladigbolu – Jan. 15, 1911-Dec. 19, 1944
  41. Adeniran Adeyemi II – Jan. 5, 1945-Sept. 20, 1955
  42. Bello Gbadegesin – (Ladigbolu II) July 20, 1956-1968
  43. Adeyemi III – (Present Alaafin of Oyo and Head of Yoruba land) 14 Jan, 1971 to date