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