World Who's Who Routledge - Taylor and Francis Group

Reigning Royal Families

Biographical entries of most of the reigning monarchs and of certain other members of the reigning royal families will be found in their appropriate alphabetical order in the biographical section of this site.

The name under which they can be found in the text of the site is listed and hyperlinked in this section in bold UPPERCASE type.


Reigning King:

b. 21 August 1963; succeeded to the throne 23 July 1999, on the death of his father, King Hassan II; married 21 March 2002, Salma Bennani (HRH Princess Lalla Salma Bennani), b. 10 May 1978.

Children of the King:

HRH Crown Prince Moulay Hassan, b. 8 May 2003.

Princess Lalla Khadija, b. 28 February 2007.

Parents of the King:

King HM Hassan II, b. 9 July 1929, died 23 July 1999; married 1st 1961, Lalla Latifa Hammou (five children); married 2nd 1961, Lalla Fatima bint Qaid Amhourok.

Brothers and Sisters of the King:

HRH Princess Lalla Meryem, b. 26 August 1962; married September 1984, Fouad Filali (divorced 1999); daughter, Lalla Soukaïna, b. 30 April 1986; son, Moulay Idriss, b. 11 July 1988.

HRH Princess Lalla Asma, b. 29 September 1965; married 5 November 1986, Khalid Bouchentouf; son, Moulay Yazid, b. 25 July 1988; daughter, Lalla Nuhaila, b. 29 May 1992.

HRH Princess Lalla Hasna, b. 19 November 1967; married 13 December 1991, Khalid Benharbit; daughter, Lalla Oumaïma, b. 15 December 1995; daughter, Lalla Oulaya, b. 20 October 1997.

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, b. 20 June 1970; married 15 June 2014, Oum Kalthum Boufarès; son, Moulay Ahmed, b. 23 June 2016.

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