Former Grand Imams

1679 – 1690 Sheikh Muhammad al-Kharashi
1690 – 1694 Sheikh Ibrahim al-barmawi
1694 – 1708 Sheikh Muhammad al-Nasharti
1708 – 1711 Sheikh Abd al-Baqi al-Qalini
1711 – 1721 Sheikh Muhammad Shanan
1721 – 1725 Sheikh Ibrahim al-Fayyumi
1725 – 1758 Sheikh Abdullah al-Shubrawi
1758 – 1767 Sheikh Muhammad al-Hiffnawi
1767 – 1768 Sheikh Abd al-Rauf al-Sajini
1768 – 1778 Sheikh Ahmed al-Damanhuri
1778 – 1793 Sheikh Ahmed al-Arusi
1793 – 1812 Sheikh Abdullah al-Sharqawi
1812 – 1818 Sheikh Muhammed al-Shanawani
1818 – 1829 Sheikh Muhammed al-Arusi
1829 – 1830 Sheikh Ahmed al-Damhuji
1830 – 1834 Sheikh Hasan al-Attar
1834 – 1838 Sheikh Hasan al-Quwaysini
1838 – 1847 Sheikh Ahmed al-Sa’im al-Safti
1847 – 1860 Sheikh Ibrahim al-Bajuri
1864 – 1870 Sheikh Mustafa al-Arusi
1870 – 1882 Sheikh Muhammad al-Mahdi
1882 – 1895 Sheikh Shams al-Din Muhammad al-Imbabi
1895 – 1900 Sheikh Hassunah al-Nawawi
1900 – 1900 Sheikh Abd al-Rahman al-Qutb al-Nawawi
1900 – 1904 Sheikh Salim al-Bishri
1904 – 1905 Sheikh Ali al-Biblawi
1905 – 1909 Sheikh Abd al-Rahman al-Shirbini
1909 – 1909 Sheikh Hassanuh al-Nawawi
1909 – 1917 Sheikh Salim al-Bishri
1917 – 1927 Sheikh Muhammad al-Jizawi
1927 – 1929 Sheikh Muhammad al-Maraghi
1929 – 1935 Sheikh Muhammad al-Zawahiri
1935 – 1945 Sheikh Mustafa al-Maraghi
1945 – 1947 Sheikh Mustafa Abd al-Rizq
1948 – 1950 Sheikh Muhammad Ma’mun al-Shinnawi
1950 – 1951 Sheikh Abd al-Majid Salim
1951 – 1952 Sheikh Ibrahim Hamrush
1952 – 1952 Sheikh Abd al-Majid Salim
1952 – 1954 Sheikh Muhammad al-Khadi Husayn
1954 – 1958 Sheikh Abd al-Rahman Taj
1958 – 1963 Sheikh Mahmud Shaltut
1963 – 1969 Sheikh Hassan Mamoun
1969 – 1973 Sheikh Muhammad al-Fahham
1973 – 1978 Sheikh Abdel Halim Mahmoud
1979 – 1982 Sheikh Muhammad Abd al-Rahman Bisar
1982 – 1996 Sheikh Gad al-Haq
1996 – 2010 Sheikh Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy