Moulay Hassan
Crown Prince of Morocco
Moulay Hassan in 2018.jpg
Crown Prince Moulay Hassan in 2018
Born (2003-05-08) 8 May 2003 (age 19)
Rabat Royal Palace, Rabat, Morocco
Names
Hassan ibn Mohammed Al-Alaoui
DynastyAlaouite
FatherMohammed VI
MotherSalma Bennani
ReligionSunni Islam
Styles of
Moulay Hassan, Crown Prince of Morocco
Coat of arms of Morocco.svg
Reference styleHis Royal Highness
Spoken styleYour Royal Highness

Moulay Hassan bin Mohammed (born 8 May 2003)[1] is the Crown prince of Morocco. He is the elder child of King Mohammed VI of Morocco and Princess Lalla Salma. He has a younger sister, Princess Lalla Khadija. He is named after his grandfather Hassan II; upon his accession, he is expected to bear the regnal name Hassan III. In 2013, Hassan began participating with his father at public official engagements.[2]

Early life and education

Moulay Hassan was born in Rabat Royal Palace on May 8, 2003, to Mohammed VI of Morocco and his wife, Princess Lalla Salma. He was named after his grandfather, the late King Hassan II. The oldest child in a Muslim family, he has a sister, Princess Lalla Khadija.[3]

He is a polyglot who speaks several languages, including Arabic, French, English, and Spanish.[4]

He obtained his baccalaureate in 2020, and joined the Faculty of Governance and Economic and Social Sciences (FGSES), an affiliate of the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University in Ben Guerir (UM6P) for the 2020-2021 school year.[5][6]

Official duties

Moulay Hassan was the youngest participant at the One Planet Summit in France in 2017, where he gained international acclaim. In this respect, he is following in his father’s footsteps.[7][8][9]

On June 28, 2019, Moulay Hassan represented King Mohammed VI at the operations launch ceremony of the new port Tanger Med II, cementing Tanger-Med as a leading port and vital asset to the Mediterranean.[10][11][12]

On September 30, 2019, in Paris, Moulay Hassan attended the funeral of the late French President Jacques Chirac, which took place at the Saint-Sulpice Church. On the same day, he took part in the lunch organized by President Emmanuel Macron, at the Élysée Palace, in honor of the Heads of State present at the funeral of the deceased president Chirac.[13][14][15]

Distinctions

Ancestry

See also

References

  1. ^ "The Royal Family and the Moroccan people celebrate the birth of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Moulay Hassan". Le Matin (in French). Rabat. 8 May 2003. Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Celebrations in Morocco as Prince Moulay Hassan celebrates his 10th birthday", Hello magazine, 9 May 2013. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  3. ^ "La princesse Lalla Khadija du Maroc est née il y a tout juste 15 ans". parismatch.com (in French). Retrieved 2022-05-01.
  4. ^ Haskouri, khouloud. "Morocco World news". Morocco world news. p. 1. Retrieved May 8, 2021.
  5. ^ Elbaz, Adam (2020-07-09). "Prince Moulay El Hassan Passes his Baccalaureate". Maroc Local et Nouvelles du Monde | Nouvelles juives du Maroc, dernières nouvelles | מרוקו ג׳וייש טיימס, חדשות מרוקו והעולם | Morocco News | أخبار المغرب. Retrieved 2022-05-01.
  6. ^ "Members of the Government Express Heartfelt Congratulations to HM the King After HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan Obtained Baccalaureate Diploma". HESPRESS English - Morocco’s leading digital media. 2020-07-10. Retrieved 2022-05-01.
  7. ^ "Why Morocco's crown prince, 16, is destined for greatness". South China Morning Post. 2020-02-19. Retrieved 2022-05-01.
  8. ^ Staff writer. "Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan Youngest Participant in One Planet Summit". Morocco world news. p. 1. Retrieved Dec 13, 2017.
  9. ^ Yabiladi.com. "One Planet Summit : King Mohammed VI takes part in lunch hosted by the French President". en.yabiladi.com. Retrieved 2022-05-01.
  10. ^ "Morocco opens Mediterranean largest container port | The North Africa Post". Retrieved 2022-05-01.
  11. ^ "APMT MedPort begins second phase development". Port Technology International. 2021-04-06. Retrieved 2022-05-01.
  12. ^ "Tangier Med Zones to create a new outlet centre". Atalayar. Retrieved 2022-05-01.
  13. ^ "Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan Represents Morocco's King at Funeral of Jacques Chirac | The North Africa Post". Retrieved 2022-05-01.
  14. ^ Yabiladi.com. "Crown prince Moulay El Hassan attends official funeral of Jacques Chirac". en.yabiladi.com. Retrieved 2022-05-01.
  15. ^ "Moroccan king ill, forced to miss Chirac funeral service". Reuters. 2019-09-29. Retrieved 2022-05-01.
  16. ^ "Crown Prince Moulay Hassan of Morocco expected to take baccalaureate regional exams at public school". Royal Central. 2019-06-03. Retrieved 2022-05-01.