Louis Hubert Gonzalve Lyautey
(1854 –1934) was the French Military governor 4
Aug 1907 - 28 Apr 1912 and the first French Residents-general
in Morocco from 28 Apr 1912 - 25 Aug
1925 and Marshal of France from 1921.
ordered 1912 to build the clocktower (Magana)
in the new Kasbah.
Avenue du Maréchal Lyautey
NEW NAME after independence 1956
Avenue Ogba Ibn Nafii
a fervent proponent of indirect colonisation especially in Berber
speaking areas, has kept that role and even enhanced
it by given an important role to local notabilities such as
T'hami El Glaoui, to act as a relay between
the population and the French authorities to govern the country.The
Makhzen is a very ancient notion in
Morocco, it roughly coincides with the notion of the ancien
feudalist state predating the French protectorate.
MOGADOR (Maroc) Avenue
Marshal Lyautey builder of cities
The military Camp Duverger
The return to Mogador of the Brulard and Massoutier columns. From left to right: the air force of Morocco renders the honours-General Brulard-General Franchet d`Esperey- The landing companies of the cruisers Du Chayla and Friant.
Photo: Georges Guerard (Site: albindenis.free.fr)
La guerre de Bouguafer 1933 : Histoire maudite des Amazighs