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Menelik II

August 13, 2019

Menelik II Biography (1844–1913)

As emperor of Ethiopia at the turn of the 20th century, Menelik II maintained his country’s independence in the face of foreign threats and expanded Ethiopia’s territory. Who Was Menelik II? Menelik II (also written as Menilek; 1844-1913) became emperor of Ethiopia in 1889.
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