Mohammed al-Hajj ibn Abu Bakr al-Dila'i
Mohammed al-Hajj ibn Abu Bakr al-Dila'i (died 1671) was the head of the zaouia of Dila. He is the grandson of its founder Abu Bakr ibn Mohammed (1526–1612) and brother of the scholar Abu Abdallah Mohammed al-Murabit al-Dila'i (died 1678). He was proclaimed sultan of Morocco in 1659, after the fall of the Saadi dynasty.
Mohammed al-Hajj was overthrown in 1663 when its zawiyya lost Fes. He was defeated by the Alaouite sultan al-Rashid in 1668.
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