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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, Ejarsagoro, Harar, Ethiopia
Died: August 27, 1975 · More images »

Haile Selassie

Haile Selassie I (Ge'ez: ቀዳማዊ ኃይለ ሥላሴ, qädamawi haylä səllasé; Amharic pronunciation: ˈhaɪlɜ sɨ...

Haile Selassie I - Emperor -

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 mysteriously in 1975.

Haile Selassie in Jamaica: Color Photos From a Rastafari Milestone

Jul 9, 2014 ... Photos from Haile Selassie's historic 1966 visit to the Caribbean, capturing the fervor--and the barely restrained chaos--among thousands of ...
Haile Selassie I, emperor of Ethiopia between 1930 and 1974, was born as Tafari Makonnen on 23 July 1892, at Ejersa Goro in the Harar province, Ethiopia (then Abyssinia). As emperor of Ethiopia he steered the country towards modernization, brought it into the League of... More »
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Haile Selassie I | biography - emperor of Ethiopia |

Haile Selassie I, original name Tafari Makonnen (born July 23, 1892, near Harer, Eth.—died Aug. 27, 1975, Addis Ababa), emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to ...

Haile Selassie, "Appeal to the League of Nations," June 1936

A speech by Emperor Haile Selassie in June of 1936 in Geneva.

Haile Selassie - Debate Central

Joseph Cardillo April, 1998. Haile Selassie King of Kings, Lord of Lords Conquering Lion of the tribe of Judah. When Ras Tafari Makonnen took the imperial ...

Haile Selassie Biography - Encyclopedia of World Biography

Haile Selassie was an emperor of Ethiopia whose influence as an African leader far surpassed the boundaries of his country. Although his popularity declined ...

Emperor Haile Selassie (1930-1974) - Ethiopian Treasures

Haile Selassie modernisation of the whole country was based on a divide and rule policy. He worked against Tigray in many ways. He continued to isolate ...

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Q: Who was Haile Selassie?
A: Haile Selassie was the Regent of Ethiopia (1916-1930) and the Emperor from 1930-1974. He died in 1975. He was born as Tafari Makkonnen in 1892, but adopted the ... Read More »
Q: When was Haile Selassie buried?
A: Halie Selassie died on August 25, 1975, but I couldn't find any info on his burial Read More »
Q: How tall was Haile Selassie?
A: he was 5 ft 4 he was pretty short. Read More »
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