MOROCCO

The Alawi Dynasty

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1961 - 1999 H.M. Hassan II, King of Morocco, and Amir al-Mu’minin, GCB (c 27.10.1980). b. at the Dar al-Makhzin, Rabat, 9th July 1929, elder son of H.M. Sidi Muhammad V, King of Morocco, and Amir al-Mu’minin, by his first wife, H.H. Lalla Abla bint Tahar [Um Sidi], educ. Royal Coll and the Institute of Law, Rabat (dipl. Law 1951), and at Univ of Bordeaux, France (dipl. Higher Studies in Civil Law 1952). Appointed as Heir Apparent by his father, 1931. Hon Presdt Hassani Scouts 1933, Col Sultan’s Bodyguard 1936, served in the French Navy aboard the battleship Jeanne d’Arc, exiled to Madagascar with his father 1953-1956, General and C-in-C Royal Army 1956-1961. Formally invested as Heir Apparent and Crown Prince (Sahib Sumuw al-Malaki Wali al Aahd al-Amir) 9th January 1957. Vice-Presdt of the Council of Ministers 1957-1961, Minister for Defence 1960-1961, Prime Minister 1961-1964 and 1965-1967. Succeeded on the death of his father, 16th February 1961. Enthroned at the Royal Palace, Rabat, 3rd March 1961. Chair Organization of African Unity (OAU) 1972, Presdt al-Qods Cttee of Islamic Conference 1979, Chair Arab League 1986. Hon Presdt Anciens Elèves Musulmans de Casablanca 1949. Hon Dr. honoris causa Univs of Bordeaux (France), Georgetown (USA), and Al Azhar (Egypt). Rcvd: Grand Collar of the Orders of Idris I of Libya (1965), Pahlavi of Iran (11.6.1966), and the Nile of the Republic of Egypt (GC 1958), the Collar of the Orders of Hussein ibn ‘Ali of Jordan, Independence of Qatar, Mubarak the Great of Kuwait, the Seventh of November of Tunisia, and the Federation of the United Arab Emirates, the Badr Chain of Saudi Arabia, and the Chain of Honour of the Republic of the Sudan, GC of the Orders of the Legion of Honour of France, the Two Rivers of Iraq, Merit of the Republic of Italy with collar (25.11.1961), Omyyad of Syria, Redeemer of Greece, Merit of the Lebanon special class, National Order of Mali with collar, Royal Order of Cambodia, Leopold of Belgium, the Netherlands Lion, Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany special class, Carlos III of Spain with collar (25.9.1989), National Merit of Mauritania, the Grand Star of the Decoration of Honour for Merit of Austria, the Yugoslavian Grand Star (1.4.1961), the Orders of Khalifa of Bahrain 1st class, Pakistan 1st class (Nishan-i-Pakistan), the Civil Order of Oman 1st class, etc. m. (first) at the Dar al-Makhzin, Rabat, 1961, Lalla Fatima Amhourak, daughter of Kaid Ould Hassan Amhourak, from the Zaiane tribe. m. (second) at the Dar al-Makhzin, Rabat, 1961, Lalla Latifa Amhourak (b. 1946), cousin of Lalla Fatima, and niece of Kaid Ould Hassan Amhourak. He d. at Avicenne Hospital, Rabat, 23rd July 1999 (bur. there at the King Muhammad V Mausoleum), having had issue, two sons and three daughters by his second wife:
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