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Abd-el-Aziz, Mulai IV (Abdelaziz of Morocco)

Born: 1878 AD
Died: 1943 AD, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: Moroccan
Categories: King


1878 - He was born in the house of the Alaouite dynasty.

1894 - He succeeded his father as the sultan of Morocco at the age of ten.

1900 - He took the reins of government into his own hands and chose an Arab from the south, El

             Menebhi as his chief adviser.
1906 - He proposed the assembly of an international conference at Alqeciras on the advice of Germany.

1907 - He arrived at Rabat from Fez on September and endeavoured to secure the support of the

              European powers against his brother.
1908 - He accepted the grand cordon of the Legion of Honour, and was later enabled to negotiate a loan.

       - He was declared deposed by the ulema of Fez, who offered the throne to Hafid.

       - He made an effort to restore his authority, and quitting Rabat in July he marched on Marrakech.

       - His force, largely owing to treachery, was completely overthrown on the 19 of August.

       - He fled to Settat within the French lines around Casablanca.

1943 - He passed away


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