History of Morocco
The history of Morocco spans over twelve centuries, without taking classical antiquity into consideration.Archaeological evidence has shown that the area was inhabited by hominids at least 400,000 yea...
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The White Slaves of Barbary
Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in...
Moors - YouTube - When the Moors Ruled in Spain (2 of 11)
When the Moors Ruled in Spain (2 of 11). A story of a muslim Spain of history.
History of Morocco
http://histoire-du-maroc.c.la L'homme est déjà présent, vers 800 000 av. J-C, sur le virage Atlantique, comme le témoignent les outils retrouvés à Casablanca...
Moors
When the Moors Ruled in Spain (1 of 11). A story of a muslim Spain of history.
Vandals
They were the dreaded forces on the fringes of civilization, the bloodthirsty warriors who defied the Roman legions and terrorized the people of Europe. They...
Mauretania
Mauretania (also called Mauritania) was a part of North Africa corresponding to the Mediterranean coast of what is today Morocco and the Spanish cities of Ceuta and Melilla.Mauretania was an independ...
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Mauretania Tingitana
Mauretania Tingitana was a Roman province located in northwestern Africa, coinciding roughly with the northern part of present-day Morocco and Spanish cities of Ceuta and Melilla. The province extende...
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Caliphate
A caliphate (Arabic: خِلافة‎ khilāfa) is a form of Islamic government led by a caliph (Arabic: خَليفة‎ khalīfah  pronunciation )—a person considered a political and relig...
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Imperial cities of Morocco
The imperial cities of Morocco are the four historical capital cities of Morocco: Fes, Marrakesh, Meknes and Rabat.Rabat is the current capital of Morocco.
Founded by Idris I between 789 and 808, ...
Idrisid dynasty
The Idrisids (Arabic: الأدارسة‎ al-Adārisah, Berber: Idrisiyen) were a Zaydi-Shia dynasty of Morocco, ruling from 788 to 974. Named after the founder Idriss I, the great grandchild of Hasan ...
Almoravid dynasty
The Almoravids (Berber: ⵉⵎⵕⴰⴱⴹⴻⵏ Imṛabḍen, Arabic: المرابطون‎ Al-Murābiṭūn) were a Berber dynasty of Morocco, who formed an empire in the 11th century that stretched over the wester...
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Almohad dynasty
The Almohad Caliphate (Berber: Imweḥḥden, from Arabic الموحدون al-Muwaḥḥidun, "the monotheists" or "the unifiers") was a Moroccan Berber Muslim movement founded in the 12th century.The Almohad movemen...
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Marinid dynasty
The Marinid dynasty (Berber: Imrinen, Arabic: Marīniyūn) or Banu Abd al-Haqq was a dynasty of Zenata Berber descent that ruled Morocco from the 13th to the 15th century. The Marinids overtook the Alm...
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Kingdom of Fez
The Kingdom of Fez was the name given to the northern part of Morocco, from the founding of the country by the Idrisid dynasty in the 8th century until the establishment of the French and the Spanish ...
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Saadi dynasty
The Saadi dynasty or Saadian dynasty (Arabic: سعديون; original name Bani Zaydan) was a dynasty of Arab descent that ruled Morocco from 1554 to 1659.From 1509 to 1554 they had ruled only in the south o...
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Alaouite dynasty
The Alaouite dynasty (Arabic: سلالة العلويين الفيلاليين‎, Sulālat al-ʿAlawiyyīn al-Fīlālīyn) is the current Moroccan royal family. The name Alaouite comes from the ‘Alī of its founder Moulay...
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Treaty of Fez
By the Treaty of Fez (Arabic: معاهدة فاس‎), signed March 30, 1912, Sultan Abdelhafid made Morocco a French protectorate, resolving the Agadir Crisis of July 1, 1911.Germany recognised French...
French Morocco
The French Protectorate in Morocco (Arabic: حماية فرنسا في المغرب‎ Himaïet Fransa fi El-Maghreb; French: Protectorat français au Maroc) was established by the Treaty of Fez. It existed f...
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Spanish Morocco
The Spanish protectorate in Morocco (Arabic: حماية إسبانيا في المغرب‎ Himayat Ispaniya fi Al-Maghreb; Spanish: Protectorado español de Marruecos) was established on 27 November 1912 by a...
Rif Republic
The Republic of the Rif (full name The Confederal Republic of the Tribes of the Rif; Berber: Tagduda n Arif) was created in September 1921, when the people of the Rif (the Riffians) revolted and decla...
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Mohammed V of Morocco
Mohammed V (10 August 1909 – 26 February 1961) (Arabic: محمد الخامس‎) was Sultan of Morocco from 1927–53, exiled from 1953–55, where he was again recognized as Sultan upon his return, and Ki...
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Hassan II of Morocco
King Hassan II (Arabic: الحسن الثاني‎, MSA: (a)l-ḥasan aṯ-ṯānī, Darija: el-ḥasan ett(s)âni); 9 July 1929 – 23 July 1999) was King of Morocco from 1961 until his death in 1999. After his olde...
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Sand War
The Sand War or Sands War occurred along the Algerian-Moroccan border in October 1963, and was a Moroccan attempt to claim the Tindouf and the Béchar areas that France had annexed to French Algeria a ...
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1972 Moroccan coup attempt
The 1972 Moroccan coup attempt was an unsuccessful attempt to assassinate King Hassan II of Morocco on 16 August 1972.The attempt was orchestrated by General Mohamed Oufkir, a close advisor to King Ha...
Green March
The Green March was a strategic mass demonstration in November 1975, coordinated by the Moroccan government, to force Spain to hand over the disputed, autonomous semi-metropolitan Spanish Province of ...
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Madrid Accords
The Madrid Accords, also called Madrid Agreement or Madrid Pact, was a treaty between Spain, Morocco, and Mauritania to end the Spanish presence in the territory of Spanish Sahara, which was until the...