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Haile Selassie (1892–1975)

Haile Selassie was born on July 23, 1892 in Harar, Ethiopia as Ras Tafari Makonnen. He died on August 26, 1975 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. See full bio »

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(age 83) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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 1972 Living Free (the producers are also most grateful for help received from - as His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia)
 1966 Born Free (the producers are also most grateful for help received from - as His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia)
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Alternate Names:

His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia | Ras Tafari Makonnen | Tafari Makonnen | Emperor Haile Selassie

Height:

5' 1¾" (1.57 m)
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226th Negus (Emperor) of Ethiopia. Like all Amharic people, he was a descendant of the marriage of Solomon, the King of Israel, to the Queen of Sheeba, (legend has it that Selassie was a direct descendant). The Amharic people are also said to be descended from Moses and his Midian wife Zipporah. See more »

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