Mohammed VI of Morocco

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Mohammed VI
محمد السادس
Amir al-Mu'minin
A picture of King Mohammed VI in 2015
Mohammed VI in 2015
King of Morocco
Reign23 July 1999 – present
PredecessorHassan II
Heir apparentMoulay Hassan
Prime Ministers
Born (1963-08-21) 21 August 1963 (age 60)
Rabat, Morocco
SpousePrincess Lalla Salma of Morocco m. 2002; div. 2018
Moulay Hassan, Crown Prince of Morocco
Princess Lalla Khadija
Full name
Sidi Mohammed
Arabicمحمد السادس
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]

Titles and Styles

21 August 1963-23 July 1999 His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Morocco

23 July 1999-present His Majesty The King of Morocco

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.