Today in History: Ethiopia’s Last Emperor Haile Selassie Overthrown in a Military Coup

 

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12.09.1974

Ethiopia’s last Emperor Haile Selassie overthrown in a military coup bringing his more than 50-year reign to an end.

Haile Selassie was crowned in 1930, inheriting the throne from a long line of regents. According to tradition, he was the 111th ruler descended from King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba.


Credit: CGTN AFRICA

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