Ahmad ibn Ajiba
Ahmad ibn 'Ajiba (1747–1809) was an 18th-century Moroccan saint in the Darqawa Sufi Sunni Islamic lineage.
He was born of a sharif family in the Anjra tribe that ranges from Tangiers to Tetuan alo...
Abd al-Rahman al-Tamanarti
Abu Zayd Abd al-Rahman al-Jazuli al-Tamanarti al-Mghafri (died 1070 AH, 1659/60 AD) was a qadi of the Moroccan town Taroudant and grand qadi of the Sous area. He is the author of Fawaid al Jamma bi I...
Abu Ali al-Hassan al-Yusi
Abu Ali al-Hassan ibn Masud al-Yusi (1631–1691) was a Moroccan Sufi writer. He is considered to be the greatest Moroccan scholar of the seventeenth century and was a close associate of the first Alaou...
Ahmad Zarruq
Ahmad Zarruq also known as Imam az-Zarruq (Ahmad ibn Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Isa) (1442–1493 CE) was a Muslim scholar and Sufi sheikh from Fes, Morocco. He is considered one of the most prominent and ...
Mohammed al-Qadiri
Mohammed ibn al-Tayyib al-Qadiri (1712–1773) was a Moroccan historian and author of Nashir al-Mathani. This work is a biographical dictionary of 18th century Morocco, but each year is usually accompan...
Ahmed Sefrioui
Ahmed Sefrioui (Arabic: أحمد صفروي‎) was a Moroccan novelist and pioneer of Moroccan literature in the French language. He was born in Fes in 1915 of Berber parents.Sefrioui was founder of t...
Laarbi Batma
Laarbi Batma (1948, in Oulad Bouziri [Chaouia] - 1997) was a Moroccan musician, author, and the front man of the group Nass El Ghiwane. The leader was since the beginning the singer and bendir player,...
Idriss ibn al-Hassan al-Alami
Idriss ibn al-Hassan al-Alami (1925-2007) (إدريس بن الحسن العلمي) was a Moroccan poet and translator. He is also the author of several books on the Arab language. Among the books he translated into Ar...
Abu al-Qasim al-Zayyani
Abu al-Qasim al-Zayyani or, in full, Abu al-Qasim ibn Ahmad ibn Ali ibn Ibrahim al-Zayani was a historian, geographer, poet and statesman from Morocco (1734/35-1833). He undertook diplomatic missions...
Abdellatif Laabi
Abdellatif Laâbi is a Moroccan poet, born in 1942 in Fes, Morocco. Laâbi, then teaching French, founded with other poets the artistic journal Souffles, an important literary review in 1966. It was con...
Ibn al-Khatib
Lisan ad-Din ibn al-Khatib (Born 16 November 1313, Loja– died 1374, Fes, Morocco) (Full name Muhammad ibn Abd Allah ibn Said ibn Ali ibn Ahmad al-Salmani) was an Arab polymath poet, writer, historian...
Ibn al-Khatib - Wikipedia
Sulayman al-Hawwat
Abu al-Rabi Sulayman ibn 'Abd Allah al-Hawwat Shafshawani (1747–1816) was a Moroccan historian, biographer and poet.
Works by Sulayman al-Hawwat:
Mohammed al-Baydhaq
Mohammed abu Bakr ibn Ali al Sanhaji al Baydhaq (died after 1164) was a companion of Ibn Tumart and chronicler of the Almohads. Al Baydhaq (meaning pawn) was his nickname, because he was small in sta...
Malika Oufkir
Malika Oufkir (Arabic: مليكة أوفقير‎) (born April 2, 1953 in Marrakesh) is a Moroccan Berber writer and former "disappeared". She is the daughter of General Mohamed Oufkir and a cousin of f...
Tuhami al-Wazzani
Tuhami al-Wazzani (1903–1972) was a Moroccan historian from Tétouan. He is especially well known for his autobiography Al-Zawiyya. This book was first published in episodes in the magazine Al-Rif (fou...