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. 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.