Morocco: Heads of State: 1790-1957

Ruling House: Shurafā’ A‘lawiyyūn Filāliyyūn
Sulṭān, Amīr al-Mu’minīn
11 Apr 1790 - 23 Feb 1792 Mawlāy al-Yazīd ibn Muḥammad [1][2]
11 Mar 1792 - 28 Nov 1822 Abū al-Rabī‘ Mawlāy Sulaymān ibn Muḥammad [1][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]
30 Nov 1822 - 28 Aug 1859 Abū al-Faḍl Mawlāy ‘Abd al-Raḥmān ibn Hishām [9][10][11][12]
28 Aug 1857 - 16 Sep 1873 Sayyidī Muḥammad ibn ‘Abd al-Raḥmān [12][13]
16 Sep 1873 - 9 Jun 1894 Abū ‘Alī Mawlāy al-Ḥasan ibn Muḥammad [13]
9 Jun 1894 - 12 Aug 1908 Mawlāy ‘Abd al-‘Azīz ibn al-Ḥasan [14][15]
4 Jun 1908 - 12 Aug 1912 Mawlāy ‘Abd al-Ḥafīẓ ibn al-Ḥasan [16][17][18][19]
13 Aug 1912 - 17 Nov 1927 Mawlāy Yūsuf ibn al-Ḥasan [20]
18 Nov 1927 - 20 Aug 1953 Sayyidī Muḥammad Ḥammāda ibn Yūsuf
20 Aug 1953 - 30 Oct 1955 Sayyidī Muḥammad ibn Mawlāy ‘Arafa
Majlis Ḥafaẓa al-‘Arsh [21][22]
17 Oct 1955 - 16 Nov 1955 Muḥammad ibn ‘Abd al-Salām al-Muqrī
17 Oct 1955 - 16 Nov 1955 Sayyidī Mubārak ibn Muṣṭafā al-Bakka’ī
17 Oct 1955 - 16 Nov 1955 Sayyidī Ṭāhar ibn ‘Aliyyu Assū Ludyī
17 Oct 1955 - 16 Nov 1955 Sayyidī Muḥammad ibn Ṭayyibī al-Ṣubayḥī
Sulṭān, Amīr al-Mu’minīn
6 Nov 1955 - 14 Aug 1957 Sayyidī Muḥammad Ḥammāda ibn Yūsuf (x)

[1] In Marrakech (in dissidence)
  10 Dec 1790 - ? Jan 1795 Mawlāy Hishām ibn Muḥammad
  ? Jan 1795 - ? Oct 1795 Mawlāy ??? ibn Muḥammad
  ? Oct 1795 - 29 Nov 1797 Mawlāy Hishām ibn Muḥammad (x)
[2] ? ? 1790 - ? ? 1792 Mawlāy ‘Abd al-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad (in dissidence)
[3] ? ? 1792 - ? ? 1799 Mawlāy Maslāma ibn Muḥammad (in dissidence)
[4] ? ? 1796 - ? ? 1796 Mawlāy al-Ḥusayn ibn Maslāma (in dissidence)
[5] ? ? 1805 - ? ? 1805 Muḥammad Darhazī (in dissidence)
[6] 10 Nov 1820 - 15 Mar 1821 Mawlāy Ibrāhīm ibn al-Yazīd (in dissidence)
[7] ? ? 1820 - ? ? 1822 Mawlāy Sa‘īd (in dissidence)
[8] 15 Mar 1821 - ? ? 1821 Mawlāy Sa‘īd ibn al-Yazīd (in dissidence)
[9] ? ? 1822 - ? ? 1822 Mawlāy ‘Abd al-Salām (in dissidence)
[10] Or Abū Zayd.
[11] ? ? 1832 - ? ? 1832 Sayyidī Muḥammad ibn Ṭayyib (in dissidence)
[12] ? ? 1859 - ? ? 1859 Mawlāy ‘Abd al-Raḥmān ibn Sulaymān (in dissidence)
[13] ? ? 1873 - ? ? 1873 Mawlāy ‘Abd al-Kabīr ibn ‘Abd al-Raḥmān (in dissidence)
[14] ? ? 1895 - ? ? 1895 Sayyidī Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥasan (in dissidence)
[15] 3 Apr 1903 - 22 Aug 1909 Sayyidī Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥasan [an impostor; actually Jilālī ibn Idrīs al-Zarhūnī al-Yūsufī Abū Ḥamāra] (in dissidence)
[16] 16 Aug 1907 proclaimed in Marrakech.
[17] 25 Apr 1911 - ? ? 1911 Mawlāy al-Za’in ibn ‘Abd al-‘Azīz (in dissidence)
[18] ? Apr 1911 - ? ? 1911 Mawlāy al-Kabīr ibn ‘Abd al-‘Azīz (in dissidence)
[19] ? ? 1911 - ? ? 1911 Mawlāy ‘Arafa ibn Muḥammad (in dissidence)
[20] Aḥmad al-Hayba ibn Shaykh Muḥammad Muṣṭafā Mā’ al-‘Aynayn al-Qalqamī (in dissidence)
[21] Appointed 15 Oct 1955 and installed in Rabat 17 Oct 1955, issuing a proclamation declaring the throne vacant; Sulṭān Sayyidī Muḥammad ibn Mawlāy ‘Arafa, who had moved to Tangier 1 Oct 1955, abdicates 30 Oct 1955.
[22] From 6 Nov 1955 pending the return to Morocco of Sulṭān Sayyidī Muḥammad Ḥammāda ibn Yūsuf who arrives to Rabat 16 Nov 1955.
Last updated on: 19 Nov 2010 11:16:05