Princess Lalla Malika of Morocco

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Princess Lalla Malika
Princess of Morocco
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Princess Lalla Malika.
Born (1933-03-14) 14 March 1933 (age 84)
Rabat, Morocco
Spouse Sharif Moulay Muhammad Cherkaoui
(m. 1961-2002)
Issue Sharif Moulay Sulaiman Cherkaoui
Sharif Moulay Omar Cherkaoui
Sharif Moulay Mehdi Cherkaoui
Sharifa Lalla Rabia Cherkaoui
Full name
Lalla Malika
Dynasty Alaouite
Father Mohammed V
Mother Lalla Abla bint Tahar
Religion Islam

Princess Lalla Malika (born 14 March 1933) is a sister of the late King Hassan II of Morocco, and daughter of King Mohammed V of Morocco and his second wife, Lalla Abla bint Tahar. She has been the chairwoman of the Moroccan Red Crescent since 1967.[1][2]

At the Dar al-Makhzin in Rabat, on 16 August 1961, she was married (in a triple ceremony with her sisters, Aisha and Fatima) to Lieutenant-General Sharif Moulay Muhammad Cherkaoui (1921-2002), Ambassador to France 1961-1964, President of the Permanent Consultative Committee of the Maghreb 1964, Minister for Finance and the National Economy 1964-1965, for Development 1965-1966, Foreign Affairs 1966-1967, and National Defence 1967, President of the Afro-Asian Economic Co-operation.

They had the following children:

  • Sharif Moulay Sulaiman Cherkaoui.
  • Sharif Moulay Omar Cherkaoui.
  • Sharif Moulay Mehdi Cherkaoui.
  • Sharifa Lalla Rabia Cherkaoui.

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