Historical Atlas
Morocco Page
First posted on March 16th 2005






External Links : Links related to Moroccan Military History

For links on general military history sources, go to History of Warfare Main Page

Kriege der Neuzeit (Wars of the Modern Era), index, in German
History of Morocco, from Encyclopedia of the Orient
Wars of Morocco, from ACED
Medals of the Kingdom of Morocco, from International Electronic Phaleristik Encyclopedia
Medals of Morocco, from ODM, from emering
Printed Reference



1415-1520

1415
1437
1471
1497
1508
1508
Portuguese conquest of Ceuta
Portuguese expedition against Tanger (Tangiers)
Portuguese conquest of Arzila and Tanger
Melilla conquered by Duke of Medina Sidonia
Portuguese conquest of Safi
Castilian occupation of Penon de Velez de la Gomera


Saadian Dynasty, 1520-1660
..... go to narrative history of Morocco (ToC)

1541-1542
1549
1557-1570es
1562-1565
1564
1578

1591
1603
1648-1655
Portuguese expelled from many of their possessions in Morocco
Saadian conquest of Fez
Civil strife, over succession to the throne
Melilla besieged
Spanish reoccupation of Penon de Velez de la Gomera
Saadian victory over Portuguese army in Battle of Ksar Kbir (Alcazarquivir); Portuguese King
Sebastian slain
Moroccan conquest of Timbuktu
Civil strife, over succession to the throne
Moroccan blockade of Ceuta


1664-1900
..... go to narrative history of Morocco (ToC)

1662-1683
1669
1673
1687
1694-1720
1696
1697
1771
1774-1775
1790-
1810-1814
1829
1859-1860
1893-1894
Moroccan siege of Tanger, taken 1683
Alawites took Marrakech
Spanish occupation of Penon de Alhucemas
Melilla besieged
Siege / Blockade of Ceuta
Melilla besieged
Melilla besieged
Melilla besieged
Moroccan siege of Melilla
Civil strife, over succession to the throne
British occupation of Ceuta
Rabat shelled by Austrian navy
Spanish-Moroccan War
War of Melilla


1900-1956
..... go to narrative history of Morocco (ToC)

1900
1907
1907
1908-1909
1912
1912-1934
1921-1926
1940-1942
French occupation of Tuat
French occupation of Oujda
Temporary French occupation of Casablanca
Resistance of the Riffians against Spanish encroachment near Melilla
Morocco divided into a French and a Spanish Protectorate
"Pacification" of French, Spanish Morocco
Rif Rebellion
World War II; U.S. troops landed in Nov. 1942


Since 1956
..... go to narrative history of Morocco (ToC)

1957
1963
1976-1991
Spanish-Moroccan border clashes near Ifni
Moroccan-Algerian War
Moroccan occupation of the Western Sahara; armed resistance by Polisario









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