Is the King of Morocco a descendant of the prophet?

The Moroccan monarchy originated from an oasis on the Red Sea coast of Arabia. It is directly descended from the Prophet Mohammed through his daughter Fatima and his cousin and son-in-law Ali Ibn AbiTalib.

Does Morocco have a royal family?

Mohammed VI (Arabic: محمد السادس) is the King of Morocco. He belongs to the ‘Alawi dynasty and acceded to the throne on 23 July 1999, upon the death of his father, King Hassan II.

Who is the founder of the Alaouite dynasty?

Sharif bin Ali
After Isma’il’s death the country was plunged into disarray as his sons fought over his succession, but order was re-established under the long reign of Muhammad ibn Abdallah in the second half of the 18th century….’Alawi dynasty.

‘Alawi dynasty سلالة العلويين الفيلاليين
Founder Sharif bin Ali (died 1659)
Current head Mohammad VI

Who was the first leader of Morocco?

List of rulers of Morocco

King of Morocco
Heir apparent Prince Hassan
First monarch Idris ibn Abdallah (Idrisid dynasty) Al-Rashid ibn Sharif (‘Alawi dynasty)
Formation 788 (Idrisid dynasty) 1666 (‘Alawi dynasty)
Residence Dar al-Makhzen, Rabat

Who is the richest person in Morocco?

Forbes: Aziz Akhannouch Maintains Position as Richest Man in Morocco.

How old is the Kingdom of Morocco?


Kingdom of Morocco المملكة المغربية (Arabic) ⵜⴰⴳⵍⴷⵉⵜ ⵏ ⵍⵎⵖⵔⵉⴱ (Standard Moroccan Tamazight)
• Protectorate established 30 March 1912
• Independence 7 April 1956
• Total 446,300 km2 (172,300 sq mi) or 710,850 km2 (274,460 sq mi) (39th or 57th)