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  Mulay Slimane or Suleiman (1760 - 1822) (Arabic: مولاي سليمان‎) was the Sultan of Morocco from 1792 to 1822. Slimane was one of five sons of Mohammed III who fought a civil war for control of the kingdom. Slimane emerged victorious in 1795, and the country remained largely passive for the subsequent decades of his rule. He was a member of the Alaouite dynasty.

Slimane continued his father's centralization and expansion of the kingdom, and most notably ended the piracy that had long operated from Morocco's coast. As part of Morocco's long running conflict with Spain and Portugal, Slimane halted all trade with Europe. However, he continued his father's policies of close relations with the United States.

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References

  • Morocco in the Reign of Mawlay Sulayman, by Mohamed El Mansour

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Preceded by
Yazid
Sultan of Morocco
1792–1822
Succeeded by
Abderrahmane







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