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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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During one of his visits to the island of Jamaica, he saw RasTafarians worshipping him, (the cult believes he was the second coming of Christ), and he rubuked them for it and told them "Do not worship me, I am not God. I'm only a man. I worship Jesus Christ." The Rastafarians rejected this, saying that this was someone impersonating Haile Selassie. This is all still available for reserach on old ... See more »

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