Haile Selassie

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Haile Selassie I
Haile Selassie in suit and cloak in 1960s.jpg
Undatit photo c. 1965
Emperor o Ethiopie (mair...)
Ring2 Aprile 1930 –
12 September 1974
Coronation2 November 1930
PredecessorZewditu
SuccessorAsfaw Wossen (Amha Selassie)
as "Keeng o Ethiopie"
(Did nae recognise designation as such)
Prime Meenisters
Regent Plenipotentiary o Ethiopie
Reing27 September 1916 –
2 Aprile 1930
PredecessorRas Bitwoded Tessema Nadew
(Unner Iyasu V)
MonarchZewditu
BornTafari Makonnen Woldemikael
23 Julie 1892(1892-07-23)
Ejersa Goro, Ethiopian Empire
Dee'd27 August 1975(1975-08-27) (aged 83)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopie
Buirial5 November 2000
Holy Trinity Cathedral, Addis Ababa, Ethiopie
SpouseMenen Asfaw
IssuePrincess Romanework
Princess Tenagnework
Crown Prince Asfaw Wossen
Princess Zenebework
Princess Tsehai
Prince Makonnen
Prince Sahle Selassie
HooseSolomonic dynasty (Sahle Selassie branch)
FaitherRas Makonnen Woldemikael
MitherYeshimebet Ali
ReleegionEthiopie Orthodox Tewahedo

Haile Selassie I (Ge'ez: ቀዳማዊ ኃይለ ሥላሴ, qädamawi haylä səllasé[nb 1]; [ˈhaɪlɜ sɨˈlːase] ( listen)) (23 Julie 1892 – 27 August 1975), born Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael,[2] wis Ethiopie's regent frae 1916 tae 1930 an Emperor o Ethiopie frae 1930 tae 1974.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Translates tae "Pouer o the Trinity"[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Gates, Henry Louis an Appiah, Anthony, Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience. 1999, p. 902.
  2. Page, Melvin Eugene and Sonnenburg, Penny M. (2003). Colonialism: an international, social, cultural, and political encyclopedia. Volume 1. ABC-CLIO. p. 247. ISBN 978-1-57607-335-3.