List of Spartan Kings

Names and dates of the Spartan kings

Statue of Leonidas, King of Sparta between 490 and 480 BC, Sparta, Greece
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Two Spartan kings, hereditary monarchs, one from each of the Agiad and Eurypontid families, had priestly obligations and the power to make war (although by the time of the Persian Wars, the kings' power to make war was restricted). One of the most famous of the Agiad kings, who traced their ancestry to Hercules, was Leonidas -- of 300 fame.

Names & Dates of the Kings of Sparta

AgaidaiEurypontidai
Agis 1 
EchestratosEurypon
LeobotasPrytanis
DorrusasPolydectes
Agesilaus IEunomos
ArchilausCharillos
TeleklosNikandros
AlkamenesTheopompos
PolydorosAnaxandridas I
EurykratesArchidamos I
AnaxandrosAnaxilas
EurykratidasLeotychidas
Leon 590-560Hippocratides 600-575
Anaxandrides II 560-520Agasicles 575-550
Cleomenes 520-490Ariston 550-515
Leonidas 490-480Demaratus 515-491
Pleistrachus 480-459Leotychides II 491-469
Pausanias 409-395Agis II 427-399
Agesipolis I 395-380Agesilaus 399-360
Cleombrotos 380-371 
Agesipolis II 371-370 
Cleomenes II 370-309Archidamos II 360-338
 Agis III 338-331
 Eudamidas I 331- ?
Araios I 309-265Archidamos IV
Akrotatos 265-255?Eudamidas II
Araios II 255/4-247?Agis IV ? - 243
Leonidas 247?-244;
243-235
Archidamos V ? - 227
Kleombrotos 244-243[interregnum] 227-219
Kleomenes III 235-219Lykurgos 219- ?
Agesipolis 219-Pelops
(Machanidas regent) ? - 207
 Pelops
(Nabis regent) 207- ?
 Nabis ? - 192

Sources:

[URL = < http://www.herodotuswebsite.co.uk/kings.htm > ] Chronology of Monarchical Rule
[URL = < http://www.csun.edu/~hcfll004/sparking.html > ] The Kings of Sparta

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