Haile Selassie


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Haile Selassie

(ˈhaɪlɪ səˈlæsɪ)
n
(Biography) title of Ras Tafari Makonnen. 1892–1975, emperor of Ethiopia (1930–36; 1941–74). During the Italian occupation of Ethiopia (1936–41), he lived in exile in England. He was a prominent figure in the Pan-African movement: deposed 1974
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Noun1.Haile Selassie - emperor of EthiopiaHaile Selassie - emperor of Ethiopia; worshipped by Rastafarians (1892-1975)
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1930: Ras Safari was crowned Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia.
1930: Ras Safari (above) was crowned Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia.
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1930: Ras Tafari was crowned Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia.
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Conceived and compiled by Rastafari scholars from a range of disciplines including sociology, philosophy, politics, history and cultural studies, this volume looks at Jamaican religious leader Leonard Percival Howell (1898-1981), sometimes called the first Rasta, who preached that Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia was the Messiah returned to earth, which resulted in his imprisonment for sedition.
The full set of titles of the man known as the last emperor of Ethiopia, whose reign ended in 1974 after nearly sixty years, was "His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I, Conquering Lion of the Tribe of Judah, King of Kings, and Elect of God.
Isaac is a Fulbright Scholar who graduated from Ethiopia's Haile Selassie University before pursuing graduate studies at the University of Michigan, where he earned a Ph.
A succession of feudal emperors, culminating with Haile Selassie, tried to foster and reinforce a sense of common Ethiopian identity by imposing Amharic as the lingua franca and by creating a formidable military establishment with the assistance of the United States.