EMPEROR MENELIK II (SAHLE MIRIAM) (1844-1913)

CONTRIBUTED BY: EUELL A. NIELSEN Emperor Menelik II was one of Ethiopia’s greatest leaders, ruling as King and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1889 to 1913. He was born Sahle Miriam on August 17,…

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Biography: Haile Gebrselassie

Summary Haile Gebrselassie is an Ethiopian retired athlete, considered as one of the greatest long distance runners of all time in the world. He run ranging from 800 meters to Marathon, indoor,…

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Biography of Mengistu Haile Mariam

Lt. Col. Mengistu Haile Mariam (born 1937) became the head of state of Ethiopia and chairman of the ruling military government (the Derg) after a 1974 revolution deposed Emperor Haile Selassie. He…

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