Mohammed VI of Morocco
Place of Birth: Rabat, Morocco
Date of Birth: 21 August, 1963
Ethnicity: Moroccan Berber, Turkish, Circassian, distant black African
Mohammed VI of Morocco has been the King of Morocco, since 23 July, 1999. He is the son of King Hassan II of Morocco and Lalla Latifa Amahzoune.
Mohammed is married to Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco (born Salma Bennani), with whom he has two children.
The creator of the Alaouite Dynasty in Morocco was Sharif ibn Ali.
Mohammed’s paternal grandfather was King Mohammed V of Morocco (the son of Sultan Yusef of Morocco and Lalla Yaqut). Mohammed V was born in Fez. Yusef was the son of Sultan Hassan I of Morocco and his fifth wife, Lalla Ruqiya, who was a Circassian from Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey). Yaqut was of Turkish descent.
Mohammed’s paternal grandmother was named Lalla Abla bint Tahar (the daughter of Moulay Mohammed al-Tahar bin Hassan). Tahar was the son of Sultan Hassan I of Morocco.
Source: Genealogy of Mohammed VI of Morocco (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com