The Rulers of the Empire of the Isles hold the title of Emperor or Empress, although in times of crisis a Lord Regent assumes leadership. The monarch or regent typically resides in Dunwall Tower within the Imperial capital of Dunwall in Gristol. A succession of several dynasties have controlled the throne since the Empire's founding in 1625. All known rulers are listed below.
List of Rulers
|Ruler||Dynasty||Start of Reign||End of Reign|
|Finlay Morgengaard I||Morgengaard||1626||1651|
|Unidentified Lord Regent||Regency||1801||1803|
|Euhorn Jacob Kaldwin I||Kaldwin||1803||1825|
|Jessamine Kaldwin I||1825||1837|
|Emily Drexel Lela Kaldwin||Kaldwin||1837||1852|
|Delilah Kaldwin I||1852||1852|
|Emily Drexel Lela Kaldwin
- Alexy Olaskir's reign of 32 years was the longest in the Empire's history.
- Corvo Attano is able to become Emperor at the end of Dishonored 2 if the player chooses to sit on the throne without freeing Emily.
- Euhorn Kaldwin was crowned Emperor after the Olaskir dynasty failed to produce any heir.