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This is the list of rulers of Morocco, since the establishment of the first Moroccan state in 789. The common and formal titles of these rulers has varied, depending on the time period. Since 1957, the designation King has been used.

King of Morocco
Coat of arms of Morocco.svg
Incumbent

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Mohammed VI
since 30 July 1999
Details
Style His Majesty
Heir apparent Prince Moulay Hassan
First monarch
Formation
  • 789 (Idrisid dynasty)
  • 1666 (Alaouite dynasty)
Residence Dar al-Makhzen, Rabat

Contents

Idrisid dynastyEdit

The first period of Fatimid overlordship lasted from 922 to 925.

The second period of Fatimid overlordship lasted from 927 to 937.

In 974, the Sultan Al-Hasan ben Kannun was defeated by Cordobese Umayyads. A period of Umayyad overlordship followed then.

Almoravid dynastyEdit

Almohad uprising started in 1145

Almohad dynastyEdit

Marinid overlordship, from 1248 until the fall of the Almohads in 1269

  • Umar (1248–1266) - based in Marrakech, with local power only
  • Idris II (1266–1269) - in Marrakech, with local power only

Marinid dynastyEdit

Idrisid interludeEdit

Wattasid dynastyEdit

Saadi dynastyEdit

1603–1627: Succession war

1627–1659: Reunified rule

Dila'i interludeEdit

Alaouite dynastyEdit

1666–1957: Alaouite sultans of Morocco

Name Lifespan Reign start Reign end Notes Family Image
Al-Rashid 1631 – 9 April 1672
(aged 41)
1666 9 April 1672 Son of Moulay Sharif  
Ismail Ibn Sharif 1634/1645 – 22 March 1727
(aged 93–82)
1672 22 March 1727 Son of Moulay Sharif Alaouite  
Abu'l Abbas Ahmad
(1st reign)
1677 – 5 March 1729
(aged 52)
22 March 1727 March 1728
(deposed)
Son of Ismail Ibn Sharif Alaouite  
Abdalmalik 1696 – 2 March 1729
(aged 33)
March 1728 July 1728
(deposed)
Son of Ismail Ibn Sharif Alaouite  
Abu'l Abbas Ahmad
(2nd reign)
1677 – 5 March 1729
(aged 52)
July 1728 5 March 1729 Son of Ismail Ibn Sharif Alaouite  
Abdallah
(1st reign)
1678 – 10 November 1757
(aged 79)
5 March 1729 28 September 1734
(deposed)
Son of Ismail Ibn Sharif Alaouite  
Ali Died April 1737 28 September 1734 14 February 1736
(deposed)
Son of Ismail Ibn Sharif Alaouite  
Abdallah
(2nd reign)
1678 – 10 November 1757
(aged 79)
14 February 1736 8 August 1736
(deposed)
Son of Ismail Ibn Sharif Alaouite  
Mohammed II Born 1694 8 August 1736 18 June 1738
(deposed)
Son of Ismail Ibn Sharif Alaouite  
Al-Mostadi
(1st reign)
Died 1759 18 June 1738 February 1740
(deposed)
Son of Ismail Ibn Sharif Alaouite  
Abdallah
(3rd reign)
1678 – 10 November 1757
(aged 79)
February 1740 13 June 1741
(deposed)
Son of Ismail Ibn Sharif Alaouite  
Zin al-Abidin 1692 – 1762
(aged 70)
13 June 1741 24 November 1741
(deposed)
Son of Ismail Ibn Sharif Alaouite  
Abdallah
(4th reign)
1678 – 10 November 1757
(aged 79)
24 November 1741 3 February 1742
(deposed)
Son of Ismail Ibn Sharif Alaouite  
Al-Mostadi
(2nd reign)
Died 1759 3 February 1742 May 1743
(deposed)
Son of Ismail Ibn Sharif Alaouite  
Abdallah
(5th reign)
1678 – 10 November 1757
(aged 79)
May 1743 July 1747
(deposed)
Son of Ismail Ibn Sharif Alaouite  
Al-Mostadi
(3rd reign)
Died 1759 July 1747 October 1748
(deposed)
Son of Ismail Ibn Sharif Alaouite  
Abdallah
(6th reign)
1678 – 10 November 1757
(aged 79)
October 1748 10 November 1757 Son of Ismail Ibn Sharif Alaouite  
Mohammed III 1710 – 9 April 1790
(aged 80)
10 November 1757 9 April 1790 Son of Abdallah Alaouite  
Yazid 1750 – 23 February 1792
(aged 42)
9 April 1790 23 February 1792 Son of Mohammed III Alaouite  
Slimane 1760 – 28 November 1822
(aged 62)
23 February 1792 28 November 1822 Son of Mohammed III Alaouite  
Abd al-Rahman 1778 – 24 August 1859
(aged 81)
28 November 1822 24 August 1859 Nephew of Slimane Alaouite  
Mohammed IV 1802 – 16 September 1873
(aged 71)
24 August 1859 16 September 1873 Son of Abd al-Rahman Alaouite  
Hassan I 1836 – 7 June 1894
(aged 58)
16 September 1873 7 June 1894 Son of Mohammed IV Alaouite  
Abdelaziz (1878-02-24)24 February 1878 – 10 June 1943(1943-06-10) (aged 65) 7 June 1894 4 January 1908
(deposed)
Son of Hassan I Alaouite  
Abdelhafid (1876-02-24)24 February 1876 – 4 April 1937(1937-04-04) (aged 61) 4 January 1908 12 August 1912
(abdicated)
Son of Hassan I Alaouite  
Yusef 1882 – 17 November 1927
(aged 45)
13 August 1912 17 November 1927 Son of Hassan I Alaouite  
Mohammed V
(1st reign)
(1909-08-10)10 August 1909 – 26 February 1961(1961-02-26) (aged 51) 17 November 1927 20 August 1953
(deposed)
Son of Yusef Alaouite  
Mohammed Ben Aarafa 1889 – 17 July 1976
(aged 87)
20 August 1953 30 October 1955
(abdicated)
Distant relative of Mohammed V Alaouite  
Mohammed V
(2nd reign)
(1909-08-10)10 August 1909 – 26 February 1961(1961-02-26) (aged 51) 16 November 1955 14 August 1957
(proclaimed King of Morocco)
Son of Yusef Alaouite  

1957–Present: Alaouite kings of Morocco

Name Lifespan Reign start Reign end Notes Family Image
Mohammed V
  • محمد الخامس
(1909-08-10)10 August 1909 – 26 February 1961(1961-02-26) (aged 51) 14 August 1957 26 February 1961 Son of Yusef Alaouite  
Hassan II
  • الحسن الثاني
(1929-07-09)9 July 1929 – 23 July 1999(1999-07-23) (aged 70) 26 February 1961 23 July 1999 Son of Mohammed V Alaouite  
Mohammed VI
  • محمد السادس
(1963-08-21) 21 August 1963 (age 54) 23 July 1999 Incumbent Son of Hassan II Alaouite  

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