Lalla Abla bint Tahar

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Lalla Abla
Um Sidi [1]
Spouse Mohammed V of Morocco
Issue Hassan II
Lalla Aicha
Lalla Malika
Moulay Abdallah
Lalla Nuzha
Full name
Abla bint Tahar
House Alaouite dynasty
(by marriage)
Father Moulay Mohammed al-Tahar bin Hassan el Errahali
Born 5 September 1909
Died 1 March 1992 (aged 82)
Rabat, Morocco
Burial Mausoleum of Mohammed V
Religion Islam

Princess Lalla Abla bint Tahar (5 September 1909 - 1 March 1992) was the second wife of Mohammed V of Morocco.[2]

She was the daughter of Moulay Mohammed Tahar bin Hassan el Errahali. Her father was the chauffeur of Thami El Glaoui, Pasha of Marrakesh.[3]

She married Mohammed V of Morocco in 1929. Her elder sister Princess Lalla Hania bint Tahar married Sultan Mohammed Ben Aarafa of Morocco.

She had five children:

Her young sister, Lalla Haniya bint Tahar, married Mohammed V's distant relative Mohammed Ben Aarafa, who claimed the Moroccan throne with the support of the French protectorate administration during the administration's 1953–1955 exile of Mohammed V to Madagascar.


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