Musa ibn Faris al-Mutawakkil

Musa ibn Faris al-Mutawakkil (Musa ibn Faris Abu Faris al-Mutawakkil) was Marinid Sultan of Morocco from 1384 to 1386.

Musa ibn Faris al-Mutawakkil
Sultan of Morocco
Reign1384 – 1386
PredecessorAbul Abbas Ahmad Mustanzir
SuccessorMuhammad ibn Ahmad Abu Zayyan al-Wathiq
Full name
Musa ibn Faris Abu Faris al-Mutawakkil


Musa ibn Faris replaced the Sultan Abu'l-Abbas Ahmad al-Mustansir in 1384.[1] His accession was engineered by the Nasrid dynasty of the Emirate of Granada. Musa ibn Faris was a disabled son of the former Sultan Abu Inan Faris. Musa Ben Faris ruled until 1386. He was replaced by Muhammad ibn Ahmad Abu Zayyan al-Wathiq, who ruled until 1387. Abul Abbas then regained the throne.[1]



  1. Ilahiane 2006, p. 156.


  • Ilahiane, Hsain (2006-07-17). Historical Dictionary of the Berbers (Imazighen). Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-6490-0. Retrieved 2013-05-14.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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