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Haile Salassie; Ethiopian Emperor

Haile Selassie I born Tafari Makonnen; (July 23, 1892-August 27, 1975) served as Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. Prior to his coronation, he had been Ethiopia’s Plenipotentiary regent since 1916. He is the decisive figure in the modern history of Ethiopia and the key to Rastafarianism, a religious movement in Jamaica that appeared […]