Mohammed VI was the second child and oldest son of Hassan II and his secondary wife, Lalla Latifa Hammou. He was Mohammed V’s eldest son of the second wife, Lalla. Sources close to the palace confirmed that King Mohammed VI of Morocco and Princess Lalla Salma, who wed in 2002, have divorced. Mohammed VI and his wife – born Salma Bennani – have two children together: 14-year-old Moulay Hassan, the future king of Morocco, and Princess Lalla Khadija, eleven. He was the eldest son of Mohammed V, Sultan, then King of Morocco (1909–1961), and his second wife, Lalla Abla bint Tahar (1909–1992). He ensured Morocco attained multi-party political system. He had a good education as he attained a law degree from the University of Bordeaux. THE US President looked unimpressed as King Mohammed VI of Morocco was seen with his eyes closed during Emmanuel Macron's moving World War One ceremony speech. All of us should hope that this popular young king can On the day of his birth, Mohammed was appointed Heir Apparent and Crown Prince. the right to approve of a second wife. For the first time, the wife of the 38-year-old King would assume an official title - HRH Princess Lalla Salma - making her, in the words of one gushing columnist, "a truly public personality". The news comes on their 16th wedding anniversary. On March 21, 2002, the king married Salma Bennani (now HRH Princess Lalla Salma) in Rabat, also giving her the title of Princess. It's a far cry from the traditional pomp of Morocco's royal court, but pictures of the king casually posing with his subjects are doing the rounds on social media. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex shake hands with the Crown Prince of Morocco, Moulay Hassan, after leaving the residence of the The King of Morocco in Rabat. Before his reign, the French exiled him in 1953 together with his father. MOROCCO: King Mohammed VI of Morocco signed his own marriage certificate in Rabat yesterday when he married Salma Bennani (24), a computer engineer and the daughter of a teacher from Fez. Hassan was known to be one of the most severe rulers of Morocco, widely accused of authoritarian practices and of being an autocrat and a … King Mohammed VI (Arabic: الملك محمد السادس للمغرب), also King Mohammed Ben Al-Hassan is the current King of Morocco. His reign was conservative, leading to a poor human rights record. When I was in the beautiful Moroccan port city of Essaouira in April, 2007, there were dozens of banners with the king's portrait, and every curb was getting a fresh coat of red and white paint for a royal visit. He has one wife. The king has been abroad for the past two months and his frequent posts on social media have done little to quell concerns over his ... the absent king of Morocco.