This article needs a big cleanup.

Lead needs to be rewritten to only use information from actual valid sources

These problems might be so great that the article's factual accuracy has been compromised. Talk about it here or check the revision history or Manual of Style for more information.


An emperor was a male monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. (TV: Nightmare in Silver)

An empress, the female equivalent, could be an emperor's wife (empress consort) or, in Queen Victoria's case, a woman who ruled in her own right (empress regnant). (TV: Tooth and Claw) An empress' husband was sometimes an emperor consort. (AUDIO: Empire of the Racnoss) Emperors were generally recognised to be of a higher honour and rank than kings.[additional sources needed]

Emperors and their domains[]

The Dalek Emperor in the Last Great Time War. (TV: The Parting of the Ways)

One Racnoss Empress had one emperor consort before she chose a new emperor. (AUDIO: Empire of the Racnoss)

The Dalek Emperor ruled the Dalek Empire. There were at least six different Dalek Emperors, notably including Davros, (TV: Remembrance of the Daleks) the Golden Emperor, (COMIC: Invasion of the Daleks) the Emperor of the Restoration, (PROSE: Dalek: The Astounding Untold History of the Greatest Enemies of the Universe) and the Dalek Emperor in the Last Great Time War. (TV: The Parting of the Ways)

There was a Cyber-Emperor, who ruled over the Cyber-Empire, (COMIC: Kane's Story, Frobisher's Story) and a Uvodni Emperor who ruled the Uvodni Empire. (TV: Warriors of Kudlak)

The Emperor. (COMIC: Miranda)

In the post-War universe, the universe was ruled by the Emperor, one of the surviving elementals, from the Needle. (PROSE: Father Time)

On Earth, the leader of the Roman Empire was called Caesar, beginning with Julius Caesar. Nero, (TV: The Romans) Augustus, Tiberius, (AUDIO: 100 BC) Claudius, (PROSE: Of the City of the Saved...) Hadrian, (AUDIO: Many Happy Returns) and Valentinian were Caesars. (PROSE: Combat Magicks) In the Empire of Empires, the Caesar of Roma I was given the title Prime Emperor. (PROSE: Warlords of Utopia)

Justinian was Emperor of Byzantium in 540. (PROSE: The Secret History)

Kublai Khan was Emperor of the Mongols and China. (TV: Marco Polo)

Ludens Nimrod Kendrick Cord Longstaff XLI was the Emperor and Defender of Humanity and Imperator of Known Space. (TV: Nightmare in Silver)

The nation of Japan also had its own Japanese emperor while the prominent power in Asia during the first half of the 20th century. (PROSE: The Shadow of Weng-Chiang)

Charlemagne reigned over the Holy Roman Empire (PROSE: The Lonely Computer) and Franz Joseph was emperor over Austria. (AUDIO: The Silver Turk) Napoléon Bonaparte was the Emperor of France. His nephew, Napoleon III, was emperor in the 1860s. (PROSE: World Game)

Ludens Nimrod Kendrick Cord Longstaff XLI was a human emperor, known as the imperator of space. (TV: Nightmare in Silver)

In a timeline where River Song caused time to collapse when she refused to kill the Doctor, Winston Churchill was the Holy Roman Emperor in Britain. (TV: The Wedding of River Song)