Find out more about the greatest Moroccans, including Ibn Battuta, RedOne, Michel Qissi, Hicham El Guerrouj and Muhammad al-Idrisi.
PokimanePokimane
14 May 1996
Gamer
Jean RenoJean Reno
30 July 1948
Actor

Mobutu Sese SekoMobutu Sese Seko
14 October 1930
Dictator

Ibn BattutaIbn Battuta
25 February 1304
Explorer

Mohammed VI of MoroccoMohammed VI of Morocco
21 August 1963
King of Morocco

Micheline RoquebruneMicheline Roquebrune
1929 AD
Wife of Sir Sean Connery
Michel QissiMichel Qissi
12 September 1962
Actor, Director

Hicham El GuerroujHicham El Guerrouj
14 September 1974
Athlete

RedOneRedOne
09 April 1972
Songwriter
Muhammad al-IdrisiMuhammad al-Idrisi
1100 AD
Cartographer, Geographer, Traveler

Hakim ZiyechHakim Ziyech
19 March 1993
Association football player
Riyad MahrezRiyad Mahrez
22 February 1991
Association football player

Yassine BounouYassine Bounou
05 April 1991
Footballer

Adel TaarabtAdel Taarabt
24 May 1989
Association football player

Ibrahim AfellayIbrahim Afellay
02 April 1986
Association football player

Mordechai VanunuMordechai Vanunu
14 October 1954
Technician
Marc LasryMarc Lasry
30 September 1959
American-Moroccan executive

Gad ElmalehGad Elmaleh
19 April 1971
Stand-up comedian

Victor DraiVictor Drai
25 July 1947
Entrepreneur

Medhi BenatiaMedhi Benatia
17 April 1987
Footballer
Hassan II of MoroccoHassan II of Morocco
09 July 1929
King

Romain SaïssRomain Saïss
26 March 1990
Footballer
Just FontaineJust Fontaine
18 August 1933
Association football player, Association football

Najat Vallaud-BelkacemNajat Vallaud-Belkacem
04 October 1977
Politician

Jamel DebbouzeJamel Debbouze
18 June 1975
Actor, Cabaret artist, Radio personality,
Mohammed V of MoroccoMohammed V of Morocco
10 August 1909
Sultan of Morocco

Jan JanszoonJan Janszoon
1570 AD
Pirate
Ismail Ibn SharifIsmail Ibn Sharif
1645 AD
Sultan

Sofiane BoufalSofiane Boufal
17 September 1993
Footballer

Younès BelhandaYounès Belhanda
25 February 1990
French-Moroccan Footballer
Sofyan AmrabatSofyan Amrabat
21 August 1996
Footballer

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Khalid BoulahrouzKhalid Boulahrouz
28 December 1981
Association football player
Nordin AmrabatNordin Amrabat
31 March 1987
Association football player

Paul MarcianoPaul Marciano
1952 AD
Fashion Designer

Yasmine LafitteYasmine Lafitte
01 October 1973
French-Moroccan Adult Film Star

Tarik ElyounoussiTarik Elyounoussi
23 February 1988
Moroccan-Norwegian footballer
Yusuf ibn TashfinYusuf ibn Tashfin
1009 AD
Political Leader
Joe MimranJoe Mimran
02 December 1952
Canadian designer

Samira SaidSamira Said
10 January 1958
Singer

Dounia BatmaDounia Batma
01 April 1991
Singer

Nabil DirarNabil Dirar
25 February 1986
Footballer
Mehdi Ben BarkaMehdi Ben Barka
31 December 1920
Politician

Alexander SpotswoodAlexander Spotswood
1676 AD
Lieutenant-Colonel

Prince Moulay Rachid of MoroccoPrince Moulay Rachid of Morocco
20 June 1970
Diplomat

Mbark BoussoufaMbark Boussoufa
15 August 1984
Footballer

Omar El KaddouriOmar El Kaddouri
21 August 1990
Footballer
Serge HarocheSerge Haroche
11 September 1944
Physicist, University teacher

Karim El AhmadiKarim El Ahmadi
27 January 1985
Association football player
Abul Hasan ash-ShadhiliAbul Hasan ash-Shadhili
1196 AD
Scholar

La FouineLa Fouine
25 December 1981
Actor, Singer

Fatema MernissiFatema Mernissi
27 September 1940
Sociologist
Abdelaziz of MoroccoAbdelaziz of Morocco
24 February 1878
Sultan of Morocco

Tahar Ben JellounTahar Ben Jelloun
01 December 1944
Writer, Poet, Psychotherapist, Novelist
Hassan I of MoroccoHassan I of Morocco
1836 AD
Sultan of Morocco

Abd al-Rahman of MoroccoAbd al-Rahman of Morocco
19 February 1778
Sultan

Ayoub El KaabiAyoub El Kaabi
26 June 1993
Moroccan footballer

Al-Rashid of MoroccoAl-Rashid of Morocco
1631 AD
ʿAlawī ruler of Morocco

Abd al-Hafid of MoroccoAbd al-Hafid of Morocco
24 February 1875
Sultan
Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-MansurAbu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur
1160 AD
Military commander

Achraf BencharkiAchraf Bencharki
24 September 1994
Moroccan footballer

Abu al-Hasan Ali ibn OthmanAbu al-Hasan Ali ibn Othman
1297 AD
Sultan

Edith Lucie BongoEdith Lucie Bongo
10 March 1964
Omar Bongo's wife
Mohamed ChoukriMohamed Choukri
15 July 1935
Author

Ahmed SefriouiAhmed Sefrioui
01 January 1915
Novelist
Driss BasriDriss Basri
08 November 1938
Politician

Driss ChraïbiDriss Chraïbi
15 July 1926
Author

Mohammed Khaïr-EddineMohammed Khaïr-Eddine
1941 AD
Writer
Ibn Abbad al-RundiIbn Abbad al-Rundi
1333 AD
Theologian

Jeanne-ClaudeJeanne-Claude
13 June 1935
Artist
Mohammed Aziz LahbabiMohammed Aziz Lahbabi
25 December 1922
Philosopher

Abu l-Mahasin Yusuf al-FasiAbu l-Mahasin Yusuf al-Fasi
1530 AD
Theologian

Mohamed AbdelazizMohamed Abdelaziz
17 August 1946
President
Said AouitaSaid Aouita
02 November 1959
Athlete

Aḥmad al-ManṣūrAḥmad al-Manṣūr
1549 AD
Ruler of Morocco
Dunash Ben LabratDunash Ben Labrat
0920 AD
Poet

Ibn TūmartIbn Tūmart
1077 AD
Spiritual leader

ʿAbd al-Salām YāsīnʿAbd al-Salām Yāsīn
1928 AD
Religious leader