Haile Selassie (World Leader) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

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Haile Selassie

Haile Selassie I was an Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. Prior to his coronation in 1930, he had been Regent Plenipotentiary of Ethiopia from 1916. He is a defining figure in modern Ethiopian history. He was a member of the Solomonic dynasty who traced his lineage to Emperor Menelik I. Selassie’s internationalist views led to Ethiopia becoming a charter member of the United Nations. At the League of Nations in 1936, he condemned Italy’s use of chemical weapons against its people during the Second Italo-Ethiopian War. He has been criticized by some historians for his suppression of rebellions among the landed aristocracy, which consistently opposed his reforms; some critics have also criticized Ethiopia’s failure to modernize rapidly enough. During his rule the Harari people were persecuted and many left the Harari Region. His regime was also criticized by human rights groups, such as Human Rights Watch, as autocratic and illiberal.

Predecessor: Zewditu
Successor: Amha Selassie
Predecessor: Tessema Nadew
Successor: Ijigayehu Amha Selassie
Monarch: Zewditu
Born: Ras Tafari Makonnen, July 23, 1892, Ejersa Goro, Imperial Ethiopia
Died: August 27, 1975, Jubilee Palace, Socialist Ethiopia
Burial: 5 November 2000, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Spouse: Menen Asfaw
Issue: Princess Romanework, Princess Tenagnework, Crown Prince Asfaw Wossen, Princess Zenebework, Princess Tsehai, Prince Makonnen, Prince Sahle Selassie
House: Sahle Selassie (Solomonic -House of Solomon, Amhara Branch)
Father: Makonnen Woldemikael
Mother: Yeshimebet Ali
Religion: Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo
IMDb: Haile Selassie’s IMDb

About Haile Selassie

Political leader who served as Regent of Ethiopia from 1916 to 1930 and as Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. He facilitated Ethiopia’s entrance into the United Nations.

Before Fame

He initially served under the government of Empress Zewditu. When he seized power in 1928, he forced the Empress to crown him King of Ethiopia.

Achievement

Although he was an Eastern Orthodox Christian, he inspired many followers of the Rastafari movement.

Family Life

He married Menen Asfaw in 1911; they had seven children together.

Associations

He lived in exile during Benito Mussolini‘s World War II-era control of Ethiopia.

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  • Solomonic dynasty
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  • People executed by Ethiopia
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