Total Nerd The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"  

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List Rules Characters who have been king or queen in the HBO "Game of Thrones" series only.

"Game of Thrones," as you might guess from the title of the show, is full of royal figures, kings and queens, and it seems that every few episodes someone new is sitting the Iron Throne, or at least claiming it as their own. Whether in Westeros, Essos, or even beyond the Wall, which GoT royals have ruled the best?

This list features all characters from the HBO series who have served as king or queen. Also included is each royal's full title, from the Mother of Dragons to the many Protectors of the Realm. Some of the ladies on this list are among the best fictional queens of all time, while some other "Game of Thrones" characters listed here are fictional rulers you'd like to behead, Ned Stark style, if given the chance.

Cast your votes below for the best rulers of the realm, the kings and queens from "Game of Thrones" who have been the best.
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Daenerys Targaryen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"
Daenerys Targaryen The Unburnt Queen of the Andals, the Rhoynar, and of the First Men; Queen of Meereen; Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea; Breaker of Chains; Mother of Dragons

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2
+ - 315 179
Robb Stark is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"
Robb Stark King in the North, Lord of Winterfell - Deceased: Season 3

3
+ - 277 159
Margaery Tyrell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"
Margaery Tyrell Queen of the Seven Kingdoms - Deceased: Season 6

4
+ - 250 35
Jon Snow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"
Jon Snow King in the North, Lord of Winterfell

5
+ - 172 187
Mance Rayder is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"
Mance Rayder King-Beyond-the-Wall - Deceased: Season 5

6
+ - 172 197
Khal Drogo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"
Drogo Khal - Deceased: Season 1

7
+ - 124 216
Renly Baratheon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"
Renly Baratheon King of the Seven Kingdoms, Lord Paramount of the Stormlands, Lord of Storm's End - Deceased: Season 5

8
+ - 104 270
Cersei Baratheon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"
Cersei Baratheon Queen of the Andals and the First Men, Lady of the Seven Kingdoms, Lady of Storm's End

9
+ - 150 229
Stannis Baratheon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"
Stannis Baratheon King of the Andals and the First Men, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms, Protector of the Realm - Deceased: Season 5

10
+ - 93 261
Tommen Baratheon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"
Tommen Baratheon King of the Andals and the First Men, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms, Lord of Storm's End - Deceased: Season 6

11
+ - 90 230
Robert Baratheon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"
Robert Baratheon King of the Andals and the First Men, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms, Lord of Storm's End - Deceased: Season 1

12
+ - 28 315
Joffrey Baratheon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"
Joffrey Baratheon King of the Andals and the First Men, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms, Lord of Storm's End - Deceased: Season 4

13
+ - 28 83
Lord Petyr Baelish is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"
Lord Petyr Baelish

14
+ - 7 157
Viserys Targaryen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"

15
+ - 19 5
Eddard Stark is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kings and Queens in "Game of Thrones"