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...
Name at Birth:
July 23, 1892 (age
Ejarsagoro, Harar, Ethiopia
August 27, 1975
Haile Selassie I ); 23 July 1892 – 27 August 1975), born Tafari Makonnen
Woldemikael , was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor from 1930
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 ...
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?
Born: July 23, 1892. Near Harar, Ethiopia Died: August 27, 1975. Addis Ababa,
Ethiopia Ethiopian emperor. Haile Selassie was an emperor of Ethiopia whose ...
Dec 24, 2015 ... Haile Selassie is one of the most bizarre and misunderstood figures in 20th-
century history, alternately worshipped and mocked, idolised and ...
None could be more considered more central to the modern history of Africa's
longest independent nation, Ethiopia, than Emperor Haile Selassie. Regent from
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 ...
Nov 24, 2011 ... In this must-watch video, some great Ethiopians narrate how Emperor Haile-
Selassie was fighting to his best to modernize Ethiopia. But he had ...
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 ...