Abdelmajid Benjelloun (1919–1981) was a novelist, journalist and ambassador from Morocco. His auto-biographical novel Fi at-Tufula (In Childhood), published in 1957, was one of the very first Moroccan novels in Arabic. He was born in Casablanca in 1919. His parents emigrated to England (Manchester) when he was only one year old. He returned to Morocco when he was ten.