Mohammed VI of Morocco

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Mohammed VI
محمد السادس
Amir al-Mu'minin
Mohammed standing behind a lectern
Speaking in 2016
King of Morocco
Reign23 July 1999 – present
PredecessorHassan II
Heir apparentMoulay Hassan
Prime Ministers
Born (1963-08-21) 21 August 1963 (age 55)
Rabat, Morocco
Spouse
Salma Bennani (m. 2001)
Issue
Detail
Moulay Hassan, Crown Prince of Morocco
Princess Lalla Khadija
Full name
Sidi Mohammed
Arabicمحمد السادس
DynastyAlaouite
FatherHassan II
MotherLalla Latifa Hammou
ReligionSunni Islam

Mohammed VI (Arabic: محمد السادس‎; born 21 August 1963)[1] is the King of Morocco. He became king on 23 July 1999 after the death of his father, King Hassan II.[2]

In 2015, he was estimated by Forbes magazine to be worth US$5.8 billion,[3] and the Moroccan Royal Family has one of the largest fortunes in the world.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "King Mohammed Ben Al-Hassan". Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco. Archived from the original on 7 April 2010. Retrieved 18 February 2010.
  2. "World: Africa Mohammed VI takes Moroccan throne". BBC News. 24 July 1999. Retrieved 18 February 2010.
  3. "In Pictures: World's Richest Royals". Forbes. 17 June 2009. Retrieved 18 November 2013.
  4. Pendleton, Devon; Serafin, Tatiana (30 August 2007). "In Pictures: The World's Richest Royals". Forbes.