Hassan II of Morocco

1929 - 1999

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Hassan II (Arabic: الحسن الثاني, romanized: al-Ḥasan aṯ-ṯhānī; 9 July 1929 – 23 July 1999) was the King of Morocco from 1961 until his death in 1999. He was a member of the 'Alawi dynasty, who has been ruling Morocco since the mid 17th century and claim direct descent from the Prophet Muhammad. He was the eldest son of Sultan Mohammed V, and his second wife, Lalla Abla bint Tahar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hassan II of Morocco has received more than 1,018,374 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Hassan II of Morocco is the 850th most popular politician (down from 706th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Morocco (up from 5th in 2019) and the most popular Moroccan Politician.

Hassan II of Morocco is most famous for being the longest reigning monarch in the world. He ruled from 1961 to 1999.

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Among politicians, Hassan II of Morocco ranks 850 out of 15,710Before him are Ali Pasha of Ioannina, Jadwiga of Poland, Eduard Bernstein, Stanisław Leszczyński, Julius Nepos, and Jozef Tiso. After him are Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi, Béla Kun, Louis, Duke of Burgundy, Valentinian II, and Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan.

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Among people born in 1929, Hassan II of Morocco ranks 18Before him are Grace Kelly, Imre Kertész, Jean Baudrillard, Jacques Brel, Michael Ende, and Frank Gehry. After him are Christopher Plummer, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Peter Higgs, Oriana Fallaci, Irene Papas, and Tigran Petrosian. Among people deceased in 1999, Hassan II of Morocco ranks 6Before him are Stanley Kubrick, Franjo Tuđman, Hussein of Jordan, Mario Puzo, and Scatman John. After him are Wilt Chamberlain, Pete Conrad, Joaquín Rodrigo, Yehudi Menuhin, Wassily Leontief, and Gertrude B. Elion.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Hassan II of Morocco ranks 4 out of 163Before him are Ibn Battuta (1304), Tariq ibn Ziyad (670), and Jean Reno (1948). After him are Just Fontaine (1933), Abd el-Krim (1882), Abdelaziz Bouteflika (1937), Ismail Ibn Sharif (1646), Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), Alain Badiou (1937), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), and Nathalie Delon (1941).

Among POLITICIANS In Morocco

Among politicians born in Morocco, Hassan II of Morocco ranks 1After him are Abd el-Krim (1882), Abdelaziz Bouteflika (1937), Ismail Ibn Sharif (1646), Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), Yusuf ibn Tashfin (1009), Idris I of Morocco (743), Ahmad al-Mansur (1549), Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur (1160), Yusef of Morocco (1882), and Ibn Tumart (1097).