Ahmed Bahnini

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Ahmed Bahnini (1909, Fes – 10 July 1971, Rabat) studied at the University of Al-Karaouine, Abdeslam Serghini was his professor. He was a Moroccan politician during the reign of King Hassan II.[1] He was the Prime Minister of Morocco between November 13, 1963 and June 7, 1965. He also served as President of the Supreme Court. On July 10, 1971, during a celebration of Hassan II’s birthday in Skhirat palace, Bahnini was shot dead when mutinying soldiers fired into a crowd of guests during a bloody and unsuccessful military coup attempt.[2]


  1. ^ "Governments and Politics". Moroccan British Society. Retrieved 2009-07-31. 
  2. ^ "1971: Death for Moroccan rebel leaders". BBC. 1971-07-13. Retrieved 2009-07-31. 
Preceded by
Hassan II
Prime Minister of Morocco
1963 - 1965
Succeeded by
Hassan II