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Haile Selassie
Regent to the Empress Zauditu from 1916, Ras (Prince) Tafari Makonnen succeeded her to the throne of Ethiopia in 1930, proclaiming himself Haile Selassie ("Might of the Trinity"). An autocratic ruler, he modernized Ethiopia and led the resistan... More »
Name at Birth: Tafari Makonnen
Born: July 23, 1892 (age 124), Ejarsagoro, Harar, Ethiopia
Died: August 27, 1975


Haile Selassie I born Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael, was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and emperor from 1930 to 1974. He also served as Chairperson ...


Apr 2, 2014 ... Haile Selassie I ruled Ethiopia as emperor. He opposed the Italian invasion in World War II. He was ousted from office in 1974 and died ...


Dec 24, 2015 ... Haile Selassie is one of the most bizarre and misunderstood figures in 20th- century history, alternately worshipped and mocked, idolised and ...


Former Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie is considered to be God incarnate by the Rastafari movement. Who was he, and why was he deemed a messiah?


Haile Selassie I: July 23, 1892 near Harer, Eth. Aug. 27, 1975 Addis Ababa emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974 who sought to modernize his country and  ...


Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted, the indifference of those who should have known better, the silence of the voice of ...


Born: July 23, 1892. Near Harar, Ethiopia Died: August 27, 1975. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Ethiopian emperor. Haile Selassie was an emperor of Ethiopia whose ...


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