19-year-old ruler

The July 3 1930 edition of the Toronto Daily Star had this brief article about the 19-year-old ruler of Morocco.


Mohammed V of Morocco was actually 20 at the time of this article, if Wikipedia is to be believed. He held the title of Sultan of Morocco until 1953, when the French forced him into exile on Corsica. He got his old title back in 1955, and when Morocco became independent in 1957, became the country’s first King. He reigned until his death in 1961.

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