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Haile Selassie

Haile SelassieAKA Tafari Makonnen

Born: 23-Jul-1892
Birthplace: Ejersa Goro, Ethiopia
Died: 27-Aug-1975
Location of death: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Cause of death: Assassination
Remains: Buried, Trinity Cathedral, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian [1]
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Royalty

Nationality: Ethiopia
Executive summary: Last Emperor of Ethiopia


[1] Ethiopian Orthodox

Father: Ras Makonnen (b. 8-May-1852, d. 21-Mar-1906 typhus)
Mother: Yeshimebet Ali Abajifar
Brother: Yilma Makonnen (half brother, b. 1875, d. 1907)
Wife: Wayzaro Etega Menen (m. 3-Aug)

    French Legion of Honor 1924
    Legion of Merit 1945
    Time Person of the Year 1935
    Declared Holy War against Italy (14-Oct-1935)
    Exiled England (1936-41)
    Ousted in a Coup 12-Sep-1974
    House Arrest 1974-75
    Exhumed 1992



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