Category:Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia

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English: Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia (Amharic: "Power of the Trinity, " full title "His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I, Conquering Lion of the Tribe of Judah, King of Kings of Ethiopia and Elect of God" (born Lij Tafari Makonnen, July 23, 1892August 27, 1975) was de jure Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974 and de facto from 1916 to 1936 and 1941 to 1974. He is also widely known as the religious symbol for God incarnate among the Rastafari movement, founded in Jamaica in the early 1930s. To Ethiopians he has been known by many names, including Janhoy, Talaqu Meri, Abba Tekel, amongst others.
Selassie I Haile 
Emperor of Ethiopia
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Date of birth23 July 1892
Ejersa Goro
Date of death27 August 1975
Addis Ababa
  • homicide
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Position held
  • chairperson of the Organisation of African Unity (25 May 1963 – 17 July 1964)
  • chairperson of the Organisation of African Unity (5 November 1966 – 11 September 1967)
  • Emperor of Ethiopia (2 April 1930 – 12 September 1974)
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia
Noble title
  • Solomonic dynasty
  • Yeshimebet Ali
Award received
Authority control
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