Hassan II of Morocco

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Hassan II
الحسن الثاني
Amir al-Mu'minin
King Hassan II.jpg
Hassan II in 1981
King of Morocco
Reign26 February 1961 – 23 July 1999
PredecessorMohammed V
SuccessorMohammed VI
Prime Ministers
Born(1929-07-09)9 July 1929
Dar al-Makhzen, Rabat, French Protectorate of Morocco
Died23 July 1999(1999-07-23) (aged 70)
Rabat, Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaer, Morocco

King Hassan II (Arabic: الحسن الثاني, MSA: (a)l-ḥasan aṯ-ṯānī, Darija: el-ḥasan ett(s)âni); 9 July 1929 – 23 July 1999) was King of Morocco from 1961 until his death in 1999.[1][2] He was born in Rabat.

He was the eldest son of Mohammed V, Sultan, then King of Morocco (1909–1961), and his second wife, Lalla Abla bint Tahar (1909–1992). Hassan was known to be one of the most strict rulers of Morocco.[3]

Hassan died of natural causes in Rabat on 23 July 1999, aged 70.

References[change | change source]

  1. Hamilton, Richard (13 January 2007). "Laughter, freedom and religion in Morocco". BBC. Retrieved 4 May 2010.
  2. George Joffé. "Morocco". Britannica. Retrieved 19 October 2010.
  3. "MOROCCO13". www.royalark.net. Retrieved 2018-02-24.