Mohammed V o Morocco

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Sultan Mohammed V o Morocco visitin Lawrence Livermore Lab, Unitit States, in 1957
Mohammed V's tomb inside his mausoleum at Rabat, wi Hassan II's tomb in the backgrund

Mohammed V (10 August 1909 – 26 February 1961) (Arabic:محمد الخامس) wis Sultan o Morocco frae 1927-53, exiled frae 1953–55, where he wis again recognized as Sultan upon his return, an Keeng frae 1957 tae 1961. His full name wis Sidi Mohammed ben Yusef, or Son o (Sultan) Yusef, upon whose daith he succeedit tae the throne. He wis a member o the Alaouite Dynasty.

On 20 August 1953, the French who wur occupyin Morocco at the time forced Mohammed V an his family intae exile on Corsica. A relative o his, Mohammed Ben Aarafa, wis placed on the throne. Mohammed V an his family wur then transferred tae Madagascar in Januar 1954. Mohammed V returned frae exile on 16 November 1955, an wis again recognized as Sultan efter active opposition tae the French protectorate. In Februar 1956 he successfully negotiatit wi Fraunce for the independence o Morocco, an in 1957 took the title o Keeng.

Daith[eedit | eedit soorce]

He dee'd on 26 Februar 1961 follaein unspecified surgery.[1]

Legacy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Mohammed V Internaitional Airport o Casablanca is named efter him, as well as numerous universities an various public spaces athort Morocco. There is an Avenue Mohammed V in nearly ivery Moroccan ceety.

Amang his wives wis Lalla Abla bint Tahar (Arabic:لالا عبلة بنت طهار) (born 5 September 1889 - dee'd 1 March 1992), who wis twintie years his senior. She gave birth tae Hassan II, the future Keeng Hassan II (1929–1999), as well as the diplomat Lalla Aicha (born 1930). She wis the dochter o Moulay (descendant o the Prophet Muhammed) al-Tahar ben Hasan. She married Mohammed V in 1929 an dee'd in Rabat on 1 Mairch 1992, aged 102.

In December 2007, The Forward reportit on a secret diplomatic initiative bi the Moroccan government tae hae Mohammed V admittit tae the Righteous Among the Nations.[2]

Honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Mohammed V of Morocco Dies at 51 After Surgery". New York Times. 26 February 1961. Retrieved 2008-06-13. "King Mohammed V died today after a minor operation. He was 51 years old and had occupied the throne since 1927" 
  2. An Arab King Righteous Among the Nations?. The Forward, 12 December 2007
  3. Royal Ark

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Precedit bi
Yusef
Sultan o Morocco
1927–1953
Succeedit bi
Mohammed Ben Arafa
Precedit bi
Mohammed Ben Arafa
Sultan o Morocco
1955-1957
Succeedit bi
Himself
as Keeng
Precedit bi
Himself
as Sultan
Keeng o Morocco
1957–1961
Succeedit bi
Hassan II