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

Michel QissiMichel Qissi
12 September 1962
Actor, Director
Hicham El GuerroujHicham El Guerrouj
14 September 1974
Athlete

RedOneRedOne
09 April 1972
Songwriter

Micheline RoquebruneMicheline Roquebrune
1929 AD
Wife of Sir Sean Connery
Muhammad al-IdrisiMuhammad al-Idrisi
1100 AD
Cartographer, Geographer, Traveler

Hakim ZiyechHakim Ziyech
19 March 1993
Association football player
Adel TaarabtAdel Taarabt
24 May 1989
Association football player

Riyad MahrezRiyad Mahrez
22 February 1991
Association football player

Ibrahim AfellayIbrahim Afellay
02 April 1986
Association football player

Gad ElmalehGad Elmaleh
19 April 1971
Stand-up comedian

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

Just FontaineJust Fontaine
18 August 1933
Association football player, Association football

Marc LasryMarc Lasry
30 September 1959
American-Moroccan executive

Mordechai VanunuMordechai Vanunu
14 October 1954
Technician
Jamel DebbouzeJamel Debbouze
18 June 1975
Actor, Cabaret artist, Radio personality,

Mohammed V of MoroccoMohammed V of Morocco
10 August 1909
Sultan of Morocco
Victor DraiVictor Drai
25 July 1947
Entrepreneur

Romain SaïssRomain Saïss
26 March 1990
Footballer

Khalid BoulahrouzKhalid Boulahrouz
28 December 1981
Association football player
Najat Vallaud-BelkacemNajat Vallaud-Belkacem
04 October 1977
Politician

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

Nordin AmrabatNordin Amrabat
31 March 1987
Association football player

Yasmine LafitteYasmine Lafitte
01 October 1973
French-Moroccan Adult Film Star
Jan JanszoonJan Janszoon
1570 AD
Pirate

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Ibn TufailIbn Tufail
1105 AD
Polymath
Samira SaidSamira Said
10 January 1958
Singer

Paul MarcianoPaul Marciano
1952 AD
Fashion Designer

Tarik ElyounoussiTarik Elyounoussi
23 February 1988
Moroccan-Norwegian footballer

Dounia BatmaDounia Batma
01 April 1991
Singer
Achraf BencharkiAchraf Bencharki
24 September 1994
Moroccan footballer
Yassine BounouYassine Bounou
05 April 1991
Footballer

Mbark BoussoufaMbark Boussoufa
15 August 1984
Footballer

Mehdi Ben BarkaMehdi Ben Barka
31 December 1920
Politician

Sofyan AmrabatSofyan Amrabat
21 August 1996
Footballer
Nabil DirarNabil Dirar
25 February 1986
Footballer

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

Joe MimranJoe Mimran
02 December 1952
Canadian designer

Fatema MernissiFatema Mernissi
27 September 1940
Sociologist

Abul Hasan ash-ShadhiliAbul Hasan ash-Shadhili
1196 AD
Scholar
La FouineLa Fouine
25 December 1981
Actor, Singer

Serge HarocheSerge Haroche
11 September 1944
Physicist, University teacher
Tahar Ben JellounTahar Ben Jelloun
01 December 1944
Writer, Poet, Psychotherapist, Novelist

Karim El AhmadiKarim El Ahmadi
27 January 1985
Association football player

Alexander SpotswoodAlexander Spotswood
1676 AD
Lieutenant-Colonel
Omar El KaddouriOmar El Kaddouri
21 August 1990
Footballer

Abdelaziz of MoroccoAbdelaziz of Morocco
24 February 1878
Sultan of Morocco
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

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
Mohamed ChoukriMohamed Choukri
15 July 1935
Author

Edith Lucie BongoEdith Lucie Bongo
10 March 1964
Omar Bongo's wife

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

Ibn BajjahIbn Bajjah
1095 AD
Author
Ahmed SefriouiAhmed Sefrioui
01 January 1915
Novelist

Driss ChraïbiDriss Chraïbi
15 July 1926
Author
Driss BasriDriss Basri
08 November 1938
Politician

Ibn Abbad al-RundiIbn Abbad al-Rundi
1333 AD
Theologian

Mohammed Khaïr-EddineMohammed Khaïr-Eddine
1941 AD
Writer
Mohammed Aziz LahbabiMohammed Aziz Lahbabi
25 December 1922
Philosopher

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

Jeanne-ClaudeJeanne-Claude
13 June 1935
Artist

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