Mohammed Karim Lamrani

Mohammed Karim Lamrani
7th Prime Minister of Morocco
In office
11 August 1992 – 25 May 1994
Monarch Hassan II
Preceded by Azzeddine Laraki
Succeeded by Abdellatif Filali
In office
30 November 1983 – 30 September 1986
Preceded by Maati Bouabid
Succeeded by Azzeddine Laraki
In office
6 August 1971 – 2 November 1972
Preceded by Ahmed Laraki
Succeeded by Ahmed Osman
Personal details
Born (1919-05-01)1 May 1919
Fes, Morocco
Died 20 September 2018(2018-09-20) (aged 99)
Political party Independent

Mohammed Karim Lamrani (Arabic: محمد كريم العمراني‎; 1 May 1919 – 20 September 2018)[1] was a Moroccan politician who was the Prime Minister of Morocco for three separate terms.

Early life

Lamrani was born in Fes on 1 May 1919.[2]


Lamrani served as a prime minister three times: from 6 August 1971 to 2 November 1972, then from 30 November 1983 and 30 September 1986 and lastly from 11 August 1992 to 25 May 1994.[3] The last government he led was a caretaker government, replacing Azeddine Laraki.[4] Lamrani also owned a phosphate company and served as an economic advisor to the Moroccan governments.[4]


Lamrani was also a businessperson in Morocco. He created a holding (Groupe Safari), which is now run by his daughter Saida.[5] The holding has many investments, in particular, it holds stakes in Crédit du Maroc, Socodam Davum, and SMEIA, the exclusive dealer of BMW and Land Rover in Morocco.[5]


Lamrani died on 20 September 2018 at the age of 99 of natural causes.[6][7]