|Prime Minister of Morocco|
November 2, 1972 – March 22, 1979
|Preceded by||Mohammed Karim Lamrani|
|Succeeded by||Maati Bouabid|
|Born||January 3, 1930|
|Political party||National Rally of Independents|
|Spouse(s)||Princess Lalla Nuzha of Morocco (1964–1977)|
|Children||Moulay Nawfal Osman|
Ahmed Osman (Arabic: أحمد عصمان; born January 3, 1930) was a politician and a figure of the national movement who served as the Prime Minister of Morocco between November 2, 1972, and March 22, 1979. He was the 8th prime minister of Morocco and served under king Hassan II.
Osman was born in 3 January 1930 in Oujda. He studied at the Collège Royal in Rabat with king Hassan II. He studied law in Rabat college, where he obtained his license, and in Bordeaux, where he received the diplomas of higher studies in public law and of private law. He was married to Princess Lalla Nuzha of Morocco from 1964 to 1977, a sister of King Hassan II. He is also founder of the National Rally of Independents.
Osman held many positions in the Government. He was Secretary General Ministry of National Defence (1959–1961), Ambassador to Federal Republic of Germany (1961–1962) and the United States (1967–1972), Under Secretary Ministry of Mines and Industry (1962–1964), President of the Moroccan General Navigation Company (1964–1967), Prime Minister (1972–1979), President of the National Rally of Independents (RNI) from 1977, and President of the House of Representatives (1984–1992).
Osman began his career as prime minister by a visit to France on diplomatic mission. On 3 December 1977, Osman met with the president Jimmy Carter of the United States to deliver a personal message from the King, along with ambassador Abdelmajid Benjelloun. On 9 March 1978, Osman visited the Soviet Union, signing a long-term agreement between the USSR and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco on the Soviet side.