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  Emperor of Ethiopia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Emperor was the head of state and head of government, with ultimate executive, judicial and legislative power in that country.
Emperor Menelik II struck a major military victory against Italian invaders in March of 1894 at the Battle of Adwa, the first major victory of an African nation against a colonial power.
The position of the Emperor and the Line of succession were strictly defined in both of the constitutions adopted during the reign of Haile Selassie: the one adopted on July 16, 1931; and the revised one of November, 1955.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emperor_of_Ethiopia   (1241 words)

 The Crown Council of Ethiopia
Emperor Menelik died in 1913, but Iyasu still could not be crowned: his apparent conversion to Islam, the religion into which his father was born, discredited him in the eyes of the monophysite Ethiopian Orthodox Church and the Shoan nobles.
During the coronation of Emperor Haile Selassie I in 1930, Prince Asfa Wossen was confirmed as Crown Prince and heir to the throne.
Emperor Amha Selassie died in the Washington DC area of the United States — at the Fair Oaks Hospital, in Fairfax, Virginia — on January 17, 1997, at the age of 80.
www.ethiopiancrown.org /emperors.htm   (3584 words)

 Emperor Yohannis IV
Emperor Yohannis IV was born Kassa Mercha, son of Dejazmatch Mercha, Shum of Tembien, and his wife Woizero Silass.
Emperors traditionaly had the Icon accompany them into battle, and when oaths of loyalty were made to the Emperors in front of them, it was always done in the presence of the Icon.
Emperor Yohannis IV, was a fiercely loyal and honest man. He therefore placed a great deal of faith in the assurances of British friendship that he had recieved in exchange for his aid to them during their war against the Emperor Tewodros II.
www.angelfire.com /ny/ethiocrown/Yohannis.html   (7438 words)

 Emperor Menelik of Ethiopia :: by Nazret.com.
The eventual successor, the Emperor Yohannes IV (better known to Europeans as King John of Abyssinia) was however able to better exert his claims due to the large number of weapons left to him by the British whom he had aided against Tewodros.
The succession now lay between the late emperor.s natural son, the Ras Mangasha, and Menelek of Shoa, but the latter was able to obtain the aliegance of a large majority of the nobility on November 4, and consecrated and Crowned as Emperor Menelik II shortly afterwards.
Emperor Menelik II died on December 12th, 1913, and is buried at the Baeta Le Mariam Monastery Church of Addis Ababa.
www.nazret.com /history/menelik.php   (1183 words)

 Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia - ReggaeFusion.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In September 1916, an assembly of nobles with the agreement of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church deposed Emperor Lij Iyasu (Iyasu V), the grandson and heir of Emperor Menelik II, for suspected conversion to Islam.
Emperor Haile Selassie and Empress Menen were the parents of 6 children, Princess Tenagnework, Crown Prince Asfaw Wossen, Princess Tsehai, Princess Zenebework, Prince Makonnen Duke of Harar, and Prince Sahle Selassie.
Emperor Haile Selassie developed the policy of careful modernisation initiated by the emperor Menelik II, securing Ethiopia's admission to the League of Nations in 1923 and abolished slavery in the Empire that same year.
www.reggaefusion.com /Insight/Haile_Selassie/Selassie_1.html   (887 words)

 Royalty.nu - African Royalty - Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia
Funds for the emperor's private funeral were raised by Emperor Haile Selassie I Memorial Foundation, which appealed for donations from Ethiopians at home and abroad, and refused contributions from non-Ethiopians.
Beyond the Throne: The Enduring Legacy of Emperor Haile Selassie I by Indrias Getachew.
Rasta: Emperor Haile Sellassie and the Rastafarians by Jah Ahkell.
www.royalty.nu /Africa/Ethiopia/Selassie.html   (1179 words)

 Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Haile Selassie I was born Tafari Makonnen on July 23, 1892, in the village of Ejersa Goro, in the Harar province of Ethiopia, as Lij (literally "child", usually bestowed upon nobility).
As the longest serving Head of State then in power, the Emperor was usually given precedence over all other leaders at most international state events, such as the celebration of the 2500 years of the Persian Empire, the summits of the Non-aligned movement, and the state funerals of John F. Kennedy and Charles de Gaulle.
The Emperor was placed under house arrest briefly at the 4th Army Division in Addis Ababa, while most of his family were detained at the late Duke of Harrar's residence in the north of the capital.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Haile_Selassie   (5980 words)

 emperor of ethiopia - Books, journals, articles @ The Questia Online Library
...adored the Ethiopian Emperor as the final...domination of darker races...treated the emperor with respect...The image of the Ethiopian monarch as...the subject of Ethiopia and concentrated on the emperor.
...Christian Ethiopia came under the attack of the emir of...Christian emperor, Lebna Dengal...convert the Ethiopians to Catholicism...converting Emperor Susenyos...grew sick of killing his...Portuguese, Ethiopian, and even...commands a view of the whole...His son, Emperor Iyasu (1682...
The Ethiopian emperor Lebna Dengel (reigned...The reunification of Ethiopia was begun in the...had himself crowned emperor as Tewodros II...Italy was also made emperor of Ethiopia.
www.questia.com /search/emperor-of-ethiopia   (1653 words)

 Amazon.com: The Emperor: Books: Ryszard Kapuscinski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In "The Emperor," Kapuscinski details the rise and fall of Ethiopian King Haile Selassie who, for nearly his entire reign, was regarded as a god on earth by his people.
In "The Emperor," Kapuscinski provides sufficient background on the Ethiopian conception of rulers as deities, as well as good detail about the wholesale slaughter of Ethiopians during the war with Italy in 1935.
Lockot was the head of research at the National Library of Ethiopia during the Emperor's reign.
www.amazon.com /Emperor-Vintage-International-Ryszard-Kapuscinski/dp/0679722033   (2174 words)

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