• Haile Selassie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haile_Selassie Haile Selassie was known as a child as Lij Tafari Makonnen (Amharic ልጅ ተፈሪ መኮንን; lij teferī mekōnnin). Lij translates to "child", and serves to ...
  • Haile Selassie I - Emperor - Biography.com

    www.biography.com/people/haile-selassie-i-9325096 Emperor Haile Selassie I worked to modernize Ethiopia for several decades before famine and political opposition forced him from office in 1974.
  • Haile Selassie I | emperor of Ethiopia | Britannica.com

    www.britannica.com/biography/Haile-Selassie-I Haile Selassie I, original name Tafari Makonnen (born July 23, 1892, near Harer, Eth.—died Aug. 27, 1975, Addis Ababa), emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974 who ...
    • Haile Selassie of Ethiopia Dies at 83 - The New York Times

      www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/0723.html August 28, 1975 OBITUARY Haile Selassie of Ethiopia Dies at 83 By ALDEN WHITMAN. Haile Selassie, the last emperor in the 3,000-year-old Ethiopian monarchy ...
    • Haile Selassie in Jamaica: Color Photos From a Rastafari ...

      time.com/3880376/haile-selassie-in-jamaica-photos-from-a-rastafari-milestone Photos from Haile Selassie's historic 1966 visit to the Caribbean, capturing the fervor--and the barely restrained chaos--among thousands of believers upon seeing the ...
    • BBC - Religions - Rastafari: Haile Selassie and Africa

      www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/rastafari/beliefs/haileselassie.shtml Haile Selassie I - God of the Black race Haile Selassie Haile Selassie never regarded himself as God, nor did he adhere to Rastafari. Rastafarians regard ...
    • Haile Selassie - New World Encyclopedia

      www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Haile_Selassie Biography Early life. Haile Selassie I was born Tafari Makonnen on July 23, 1892, in the village of Ejersa Goro, in the Harar province of Ethiopia, as Lij (literally ...
    • Rastafari - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rastafari Rastafari is an Abrahamic belief which developed in Jamaica in the 1930s, following the coronation of Haile Selassie I as Emperor of Ethiopia in 1930.
    • Haile Selassie - Wikiquote

      en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Haile_Selassie Addressing the League of Nations on the Abyssinia Crisis and Second Italo-Abyssinian War in Geneva, Switzerland (30 June 1936) I, Haile Selassie I, Emperor of ...
    • Haile Selassie, "Appeal to the League of Nations," June 1936

      www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/selassie.htm "I, Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, am here today to claim that justice which is due to my people, and the assistance promised to it eight months ago, when ...