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People from Addis Ababa: Haile Selassie I, Sophia Bekele, Abatte Barihun, Meseret Defar, Liya Kebede, Wilfred Thesiger, Berhanu Nega Source Wikipedia

People from Addis Ababa: Haile Selassie I, Sophia Bekele, Abatte Barihun, Meseret Defar, Liya Kebede, Wilfred Thesiger, Berhanu Nega

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Published August 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781156562697
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38 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 37. Chapters: Haile Selassie I, Sophia Bekele, Abatte Barihun, Meseret Defar, Liya Kebede, Wilfred Thesiger,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 37. Chapters: Haile Selassie I, Sophia Bekele, Abatte Barihun, Meseret Defar, Liya Kebede, Wilfred Thesiger, Berhanu Nega, Tilahun Gessesse, Tadese Tola, Birtukan Mideksa, Alexander Boghossian, Alemayehu Bezabeh, Asrat Woldeyes, Girma Wolde-Giorgis, Mesfin Woldemariam, Endelkachew Makonnen, Ashenafi Kebede, Noah Samara, Dinaw Mengestu, Zera Yacob Amha Selassie, Crown Prince of Ethiopia, Nikos Papatakis, Mikael Imru, Aster Aweke, Moges Kebede, Workitu Ayanu, Yoseph Gebre, Hubert Auriol, Eyerusalem Kuma, Abiyote Abate, Mulugeta Wendimu, Ketema Yifru, Tessema Absher, Senait Ashenafi, Hama Tuma, Genet Gebregiorgis, Mekonnen Gebremedhin, Thomas Gobena. Excerpt: Haile Selassie I (Geez: , Power of the Trinity) (23 July 1892 - 27 August 1975), born Tafari Makonnen, was Ethiopias regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. The heir to a dynasty that traced its origins to the 13th century, and from there by tradition back to King Solomon and Queen Makeda, Empress of Axum, known in the Abrahamic tradition as the Queen of Sheba. Haile Selassie is a defining figure in both Ethiopian and African history. At the League of Nations in 1936, the Emperor condemned the use of chemical weapons by Italy against his people. His internationalist views led to Ethiopia becoming a charter member of the United Nations, and his political thought and experience in promoting multilateralism and collective security have proved seminal and enduring. His suppression of rebellions among the nobles (mekwannint), as well as what some perceived to be Ethiopias failure to modernize adequately, earned him criticism among some contemporaries and historians. Haile Selassie is revered as the returned Messiah of the Bible, God incarnate, among the Rastafari movement, the number of followers of which is estimated between 200,000 and 800,000. Beg...