|The creation of a Moroccan State
683-732: Islam enters in Morocco under Okba Ibn Nafi and in Andalusia under Tarik Ibn Ziad.
788: Morocco becomes an Islamic State with the arrival of Moulay Idriss I, founder of the Idrissides Dynasty.
808: Establishment of the city of Fez.
1055-1147: Reign of the Almoravides Dynasty, originating from the Sahara.
1070: Establishment of the City of Marrakesh.
1130-1269: Reign of the Almohads Dynasty, originating from the Masmouda tribe (Atlas).
1258-1465: Reign of the Merinides Dynasty, originating from the Sahara.
1520-1660: Reign of the Saadians Dynasty, originating from Sakiet El Hamra (Sahara) and the Region of Draa.
1578: The Oued Al Makhazine Battle
(or the Battle of The three Kings).
|From the advent of the Alaouite Dynasty to the Protectorate
1660-1664: Advent of the Alaouite Cherifian Dynasty.
1664-1672: Reign of Moulay Errachid (unifier of Morocco).
1672-1727: Reign of Moulay Ismail, founder of the city of Meknes (then capital of Morocco).
1757-1790: Reign of Sidi Mohammed
Ben Abdellah. During his reign, Morocco was the first country to recognize
1822-1859: Reign of Moulay Abderrahmane (start of the French occupation of Algeria). Morocco strongly supported the Algerian resistance movement led by Emir Abdelkader.
1859-1873: Reign of Mohammed IV.
1873-1894: Reign of Moulay Hassan I.
1894-1908: Reign of Moulay Abdelaziz.
During this period, the Moroccan Sahara was shared out, under a secret
|Morocco under the Protectorate
1912: The Protectorate Treaty dividing Morocco into French, Spanish and international zones of influence was signed on March 30,1912 by the Sultan Moulay Abdelhafid.
1912-1927: War of The Rif with Abdelkrim Al Khattabi, under the Reign of Moulay Youssef during which the Moroccan people strongly opposed French and Spanish occupation.
Nov 18, 1927: Enthronment of His Majesty Mohamed V at the age of 18. Under his rule, Morocco engaged in the decisive battle for independence.
July 9, 1929: Birth of His Majesty King Hassan II.
Jan 11, 1944: Presentation of the "Independence Manifesto", demanding recognition of the independence of Morocco, its territorial integrity and its national sovereignty as embodied by His Majesty King Mohammed V.
April 9, 1947: Trip by His Majesty Mohammed V to Tangier during which he delivered a historical speech which marked the revival of the national conscience and resistance to foreign occupation.
Aug 20, 1953: Exile of the late
King Mohammed V and the Royal Family to Madagascar. Beginning of the "Revolution
Nov 16, 1955: Return from exile of the late King Mohammed V and his family.
March 2, 1956: Signing of "Celle-Saint Cloud" agreements recognising the Independence of the Kingdom of Morocco.
April 7, 1956: Signing an agreements with Spain, putting the end of the Spanish protectorate over the Moroccan Northern provinces.
April 22, 1956: Morocco becomes a member of the United Nations Organisation.
|Constitution of a Modern State
1958: Recovery of the Province of Tarfaya (under Spanish rule).
Feb 26, 1961: Death of His Majesty Mohammed V. His Majesty King Hassan II received the pledge of allegiance.
March 3, 1961: Enthronment of His Majesty King Hassan II.
Nov 6, 1975: The Green March : 350,000 volunteers crossed the artificial borders between the mother land and the Sahara.
Nov 14, 1975: Signing of the Madrid Accords whereby Morocco restored its sovereignty over the Sahara.
Feb 17, 1989: Signing of the Treaty establishing the Arab Maghreb Union (U.M.A), in Marrakesh.
May 1990: His Majesty announced the establishment of an Advisory Council for Human Rights.
Sep 4, 1992: Referendum to amend the 1972 Constitution.
April 15,1994: Ministerial Conference(GATT) held in Marrakesh: the world trade Organization is born.
Oct 29,1994: Economic Summit on the Middle East & North Africa held in Casablanca.
Dec 13, 1994: 7th Islamic Summit Conference held in Casablanca.
Sep 1996: Referundum for the constitution of two Chambers: the Chamber of the Representatives and the Chamber of the Councellors.
Nov 14, 1997: General Elections.