MOROCCO

The Alawi Dynasty

GENEALOGY

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1927-1953 and 1955-1961 H.M. Sidi Muhammad V, King of Morocco, and Amir al-Mu’minin. b. at Fez, 10th August 1909, third son of His Sharifian Majesty Sultan Mulay Yusuf bin Hassan, Sultan of Morocco, Sultan of Fez, Tafilalt, Marrakesh and Sus, Amir al-Mu’minin, GCMG, by his wife, Lalla Ya’aqut, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father as Sultan of Morocco, Sultan of Fez, Tafilalt, Marrakesh and Sus, and Amir al-Mu’minin, 17th November 1927. Enthroned at Rabat, 18th November 1927. Deposed by the French and exiled to Corsica and Madagascar 20th August 1953. Restored 16th November 1955. Proclaimed the independence of Morocco, 20th March 1956 and assumed the title of King, 14th August 1957. Assumed the office of Prime Minister 1960-1961. Hon. Dr. honoris causa (Univ. of Bordeaux 1950, Georgetown 1957, Univ. of the Lebanon 1960, Al Azhar Univ., Cairo 1960). Rcvd: the Order of Blood (Nishan ud-Dam) of Tunisia, Grand Collar of the Orders of the Yoke & Arrows of Spain (4.4.1956), and Idris I of Libya, the Collar of the Orders of Hussein ibn ‘Ali of the Jordan (21.4.1960), and the Nile of the Republic of Egypt (13.1.1960), the Grand Order of the Hashimites of Iraq (25.5.1956), GC of the Orders of the Legion of Honour of France (18.11.1927), Merit of the Lebanon special class (4.1.1960), and Omyyad of Syria (1960), the King Abdul Aziz Decoration of Saudi Arabia (1960), Companion of the Liberation of France (16.6.1945), Ch. Cdr. of the Legion of Merit of the USA (1945), etc. m. (first) at Marrakesh, 27th October 1926, H.H. Lalla Abla bint Tahar [Um Sidi] (d. at Rabat, 1st March 1992, bur. there at the Muhammad V Mausoleum), younger daughter of H.H. Mulay Muhammad al-Tahar bin Hassan. m. (second) a daughter of Mamoun. m. (third) Lalla Bahia (d. at the Royal Palace, Rabat, 3rd September 2008, bur. there at the Muhammad V Mausoleum), a lady from a wealthy Berber family. He d. at Rabat, 16th February 1961 (bur. there at the Muhammad V Mausoleum), having had issue, two sons and four daughters:
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