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

Ibn BattutaIbn Battuta
25 February 1304
Explorer

Mobutu Sese SekoMobutu Sese Seko
14 October 1930
Dictator

Hicham El GuerroujHicham El Guerrouj
14 September 1974
Athlete

RedOneRedOne
09 April 1972
Songwriter
Michel QissiMichel Qissi
12 September 1962
Actor, Director

Micheline RoquebruneMicheline Roquebrune
1929 AD
Painter, Wife of Sir Sean Connery

Muhammad al-IdrisiMuhammad al-Idrisi
1100 AD
Cartographer, Geographer, Traveler
Hakim ZiyechHakim Ziyech
19 March 1993
Association football player

Gad ElmalehGad Elmaleh
19 April 1971
Stand-up comedian
Riyad MahrezRiyad Mahrez
22 February 1991
Association football player

Adel TaarabtAdel Taarabt
24 May 1989
Association football player

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

Mordechai VanunuMordechai Vanunu
14 October 1954
Technician

Medhi BenatiaMedhi Benatia
17 April 1987
Footballer
Marc LasryMarc Lasry
30 September 1959
American-Moroccan executive

Ibrahim AfellayIbrahim Afellay
02 April 1986
Association football player

Hassan II of MoroccoHassan II of Morocco
09 July 1929
Former King of Morocco

Sofiane BoufalSofiane Boufal
17 September 1993
Footballer
Younès BelhandaYounès Belhanda
25 February 1990
French-Moroccan Footballer

Dounia BatmaDounia Batma
01 April 1991
Singer
Jamel DebbouzeJamel Debbouze
18 June 1975
Actor, Cabaret artist, Radio personality,

Nordin AmrabatNordin Amrabat
31 March 1987
Association football player

Mohammed V of MoroccoMohammed V of Morocco
10 August 1909
Sultan of Morocco
Romain SaïssRomain Saïss
26 March 1990
Footballer

Victor DraiVictor Drai
25 July 1947
Entrepreneur
Just FontaineJust Fontaine
18 August 1933
Association football player, Association football

Samira SaidSamira Said
10 January 1958
Singer

Mbark BoussoufaMbark Boussoufa
15 August 1984
Footballer
Paul MarcianoPaul Marciano
1952 AD
Fashion Designer

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Najat Vallaud-BelkacemNajat Vallaud-Belkacem
04 October 1977
Politician
Tarik ElyounoussiTarik Elyounoussi
23 February 1988
Moroccan-Norwegian footballer

Khalid BoulahrouzKhalid Boulahrouz
28 December 1981
Association football player

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

Nabil DirarNabil Dirar
25 February 1986
Footballer
Yassine BounouYassine Bounou
05 April 1991
Footballer
Jan JanszoonJan Janszoon
1570 AD
Pirate

Joe MimranJoe Mimran
02 December 1952
Canadian designer

Ibn TufailIbn Tufail
1105 AD
Polymath

Omar El KaddouriOmar El Kaddouri
21 August 1990
Footballer
Ayoub El KaabiAyoub El Kaabi
26 June 1993
Moroccan footballer

La FouineLa Fouine
25 December 1981
Actor, Singer

Mehdi Ben BarkaMehdi Ben Barka
31 December 1920
Politician

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

Alexander SpotswoodAlexander Spotswood
1676 AD
Lieutenant-Colonel
Sofyan AmrabatSofyan Amrabat
21 August 1996
Footballer

Fatema MernissiFatema Mernissi
27 September 1940
Sociologist
Serge HarocheSerge Haroche
11 September 1944
Physicist, University teacher

Karim El AhmadiKarim El Ahmadi
27 January 1985
Association football player

Tahar Ben JellounTahar Ben Jelloun
01 December 1944
Writer, Poet, Psychotherapist, Novelist
Achraf BencharkiAchraf Bencharki
24 September 1994
Moroccan footballer

Hassan I of MoroccoHassan I of Morocco
1836 AD
Sultan of Morocco
Edith Lucie BongoEdith Lucie Bongo
10 March 1964
Omar Bongo's wife

Ibn BajjahIbn Bajjah
1095 AD
Author

Said AouitaSaid Aouita
02 November 1959
Athlete