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Hassan II

(hæˈsɑːn; ˈhæsən)
n
(Biography) 1929–1999, king of Morocco (1961–99)
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Has•san II

(ˈhɑ sən, hæˈsæn)
n.
1929–99, king of Morocco 1961–99.
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Previous recipients of the prestigious award include former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, the late Jordanian monarch King Al Hussein bin Talal, the late King Hassan II of Morocco and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The prestigious award has been conferred to prominent personalities, including former French President Nicholas Sarkozy, late Jordanian monarch King Al-Hussein bin Talal, late King Hassan II of Morocco, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Photos from the 1980s include the king with former US President Ronald Reagan, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, former President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan, the late King Hassan II of Morocco, the late Jordanian King Hussain bin Talal and former Chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization Yasser Arafat.
A friend of longtime Western allies Felix Houphouet-Boigny of the Ivory Coast and King Hassan II of Morocco, she also developed close relations with Angolan leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos, a Cold War foe of the west.
Le jour du Roi (King's day) chronicles the effects on two local schoolboys of the planned 1987 visit to Sale, a coastal city near the capital Rabat, by King Hassan II of Morocco. Sale is where the novelist Abdellah Taia grew up.
In a similar context, the late King Hassan II of Morocco once described the most dangerous plot he faced, after two failed coups in 1971 and 1972, as worse than seeing innocent victims slaughtered.
Behind-the-scenes players include expected figures such as King Hassan II of Morocco as well as wildly improbable candidates such as Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, who apparently acted as go-between when Begin and then Sadat came for a visit.
That's why King Hassan II of Morocco explained: "I am obliged to personify power as strongly as possible, for people do not obey a program or a plan.
The late King Hassan II of Morocco won a lawsuit against French paper Le Monde on charges of insulting the king.