This article is about the character in original trilogy. You may be looking for Sultan of Azad from the Sands of Time game.

Sultan (1989 Game)
Original Sultan
Biographical Information
Name Sultan (1989 Game)
Gender Male
Birthplace Persia
Species Human
Family Princess (daughter), Assan (brother), Rugnor (nephew), Prince (son-in-law)
Status Deceased
Professional Information
Occupation Ruler of Persia (formerly)
Affiliation Persia
Series information
Appearances Prince of Persia (1989),
Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame,
Prince of Persia 3D
Voice Actors Karl-Heinz Teuber[1]

The Sultan is the father of the Princess and was once the ruler of Persia before his death at the hands of his brother, Assan.[2]


Prince of Persia

Jaffar's Betrayal

The Sultan lived and governed over Prince who had an only daughter. When the Sultan left his kingdom to fight in a foreign land, his daughter fell in love with a young traveler visited her at the palace.[3]

This did not please the Sultan's grand Vizier, Jaffar, who meant to marry the Princess himself. In the Sultan's absence, Jaffar attempted to seize the power of his thrown. He kidnapped the Princess and ordered that the Prince be thrown into the dungeons.

Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame

Following Jaffar's death at the hands of the Prince, the Sultan offered to give the Prince one reward. The Prince asked for his daughter's hand in marriage and the Sultan allowed them to be married.[4]

Eleven days after their marriage, Jeffar was revived by a Witch and he takes the identity of the Prince. The Sultan is later called away to a battle. In his absence, the Prince kills Jaffar.[4]

Prince of Persia 3D

The Sultan and the Prince are visiting the Sultan's brother, Assan. Soon enough, the Prince's personal body guards are killed by Assan's men. The Prince's was locked in the dungeon and the Sultan was taken by Assan.[2]

Assan kidnapped the Sultan's daughter, the Princess and revealed that the Sultan of Persia promised Assan many years ago that his daughter would marry his son, Rugnor. The Prince manages to find the two, but Assan accidentally killed the Sultan with the blade meant for the prince. Before the Sultan dies, he reveals the location of where his daughter was taken to by Assan and Rugnor.[2]