Find out more about the greatest Moroccans, including Ibn Battuta, Hicham El Guerrouj, RedOne, Michel Qissi and Muhammad al-Idrisi.

Find out more about the greatest Moroccans, including Ibn Battuta, RedOne, Michel Qissi, Hicham El Guerrouj and Muhammad al-Idrisi.
Ibn BattutaIbn Battuta
(Explorer)

25 February 1304

RedOneRedOne
(Songwriter)

09 April 1972

Michel QissiMichel Qissi
(Actor, Director)

12 September 1962

Hicham El GuerroujHicham El Guerrouj
(Athlete)

14 September 1974

Muhammad al-IdrisiMuhammad al-Idrisi
(Cartographer, Geographer, Traveler)

1100 AD

PokimanePokimane
(Gamer)

14 May 1996

Micheline RoquebruneMicheline Roquebrune
(Painter, Wife of Sir Sean Connery)

1929 AD

Medhi BenatiaMedhi Benatia
(Footballer)

17 April 1987

Jean RenoJean Reno
(Film actor, Actor)

30 July 1948

Just FontaineJust Fontaine
(Association football player, Association football manager)

18 August 1933

Nordin AmrabatNordin Amrabat
(Association football player)

31 March 1987

Hakim ZiyechHakim Ziyech
(Association football player)

19 March 1993

Mobutu Sese SekoMobutu Sese Seko
(Military person)

14 October 1930

Mohammed VI of MoroccoMohammed VI of Morocco
(King of Morocco)

21 August 1963

Younès BelhandaYounès Belhanda
(French-Moroccan Footballer)

25 February 1990

Adel TaarabtAdel Taarabt
(Association football player)

24 May 1989

Gad ElmalehGad Elmaleh
(Stand-up comedian)

19 April 1971

Ayoub El KaabiAyoub El Kaabi
(Moroccan footballer)

26 June 1993

Mbark BoussoufaMbark Boussoufa
(Footballer)

15 August 1984

Romain SaïssRomain Saïss
(Footballer)

26 March 1990

Sofyan AmrabatSofyan Amrabat
(Footballer)

21 August 1996

Karim El AhmadiKarim El Ahmadi
(Association football player)

27 January 1985

Nabil DirarNabil Dirar
(Footballer)

25 February 1986

Ibrahim AfellayIbrahim Afellay
(Association football player)

02 April 1986

Hassan II of MoroccoHassan II of Morocco
(Former King of Morocco)

09 July 1929

Sofiane BoufalSofiane Boufal
(Footballer)

17 September 1993

Yassine BounouYassine Bounou
(Footballer)

05 April 1991

Mordechai VanunuMordechai Vanunu
(Technician)

14 October 1954

Mohammed V of MoroccoMohammed V of Morocco
(Sultan of Morocco)

10 August 1909

Jamel DebbouzeJamel Debbouze
(Actor, Cabaret artist, Radio personality, Screenwriter)

18 June 1975

Victor DraiVictor Drai
(Entrepreneur)

25 July 1947

Paul MarcianoPaul Marciano
(entrepreneur)

1952 AD

Marc LasryMarc Lasry
(American-Moroccan executive)

30 September 1959

Khalid BoulahrouzKhalid Boulahrouz
(Association football player)

28 December 1981

Omar El KaddouriOmar El Kaddouri
(Footballer)

21 August 1990

Yasmine LafitteYasmine Lafitte
(French-Moroccan Adult Film Star)

01 October 1973

La FouineLa Fouine
(Actor, Singer)

25 December 1981

Tarik ElyounoussiTarik Elyounoussi
(Moroccan-Norwegian footballer)

23 February 1988

Joe MimranJoe Mimran
(Canadian designer)

02 December 1952

Dounia BatmaDounia Batma
(Singer)

01 April 1991

Samira SaidSamira Said
(Singer)

10 January 1958

Jan JanszoonJan Janszoon
(Pirate)

1570 AD

Ibn TufailIbn Tufail
(Polymath)

1105 AD

Prince Moulay Rachid of MoroccoPrince Moulay Rachid of Morocco
(Diplomat)

20 June 1970

Achraf BencharkiAchraf Bencharki
(Moroccan footballer)

24 September 1994

Serge HarocheSerge Haroche
(Physicist, University teacher)

11 September 1944

Tahar Ben JellounTahar Ben Jelloun
(Writer, Poet, Psychotherapist, Novelist)

01 December 1944

Edith Lucie BongoEdith Lucie Bongo
(Omar Bongo's wife)

10 March 1964

Ibn BajjahIbn Bajjah
(Author)

1095 AD

Said AouitaSaid Aouita
(Athlete)

02 November 1959