Princess Morocco
Moroccan royal
Princess Morocco
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Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco's personal information overview.
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    THIRTIES
  • 2013
    Age 34
    In April 2013, Salma attended the inauguration of the new Dutch King Willem-Alexander in Amsterdam.
    More Details Hide Details Lalla Salma is styled as Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Salma.
  • 2012
    Age 33
    She attended the wedding of Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy in 2012.
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  • 2011
    Age 32
    On 29 April, the day after the 2011 Marrakech bombing, she attended the wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine Middleton.
    More Details Hide Details Salma has represented the King and Morocco in meetings and gatherings in Thailand, Japan, and France. She founded a cancer prevention association in Morocco and has been involved in HIV/AIDS prevention in Africa work. Recently, she visited Tunisia and Saudi Arabia.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2001
    Age 22
    Salma married King Mohammed VI on 12 October 2001 (sadaq) and on 21 March 2002 (zafaf), at the Dar al-Makhzin, Rabat, and was granted the title of Princess Lalla, with the style of Royal Highness on her marriage.
    More Details Hide Details The royal couple have two children: Salma has kept quite a low profile as first lady of Morocco, although a more public one than her predecessors. She supports cancer associations and the Fez Sacred Music Festival.
  • 1999
    Age 20
    She was educated in Rabat, where she attended a private school, Lycée Hassan II, Lycée Moulay Youssef, and l'École Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique et d'Analyse de Systèmes. She met her husband during a private party in 1999.
    More Details Hide Details After completing her engineering studies, she worked for a few months as an information services engineer at ONA Group, the country's largest private holding company (which is also controlled by the Moroccan Royal Family).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1981
    Age 2
    Her parents were Hajj Abdelhamid Bennani, a schoolteacher, and Naïma Bensouda, who died in 1981, when Salma was three years old; from then on she and her sister Meryem were raised by her maternal grandmother, Hajja Fatma Abdellaoui Maâne.
    More Details Hide Details She lived in Rabat, with her half cousin Saira, and the two are commonly seen together in public.
  • 1978
    Born
    Born on May 10, 1978.
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