Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front.
Wife: Azeb Mesfin (two daughters, one son)
High School: General Wingate School, Addis Ababa (1972)
Medical School: Addis Ababa University (dropped out)
University: MA Business Administration, Open University (1995)
University: MSc Economics, Erasmus University (2004)
Prime Minister of Ethiopia (23-Aug-1995 20-Aug-2012, his death)
President of Ethiopia (interim, 1991-95)