Haile Selassie I (Ge'ez: ቀዳማዊ ኀይለ ሥላሴ, romanized: Qädamawi Häylä Səllasé; born Tafari Makonnen; 23 July 1892 – 27 August 1975) was Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. He rose to power as Regent Plenipotentiary of Ethiopia (Enderase) for Empress Zewditu from 1916. Haile Selassie is widely considered a defining figure in modern Ethiopian history, and the key figure of Rastafari, a religious movement in Jamaica that emerged shortly after he became emperor in the 1930s.Wikipedia
Portrait of Haile Selassie. Scanning and access made possible by a grant from NEH. …
Haile Selassie and Waziru Menin with a dog in Abyssinia. Scanning and access made possible by a grant from NEH. …
Alfred M. Bailey holding motion picture camera with Haile Selassie and his wife Waziru Menin. Scanning and access made possible by a grant from NEH. …
A parade celebrating the state visit by Sudan's president Major-General Ibrahim Aboud to Ethiopia.
Copy image. "He usually wears the brilliant colors for which the imperial wardrobe is famous. The 'Lion of Judah, descendent of Sheba' and Negus of Ethiopia, will personally lead his …
States the Council's concern and support for the speedy liberation of all African peoples, especially those in Kenya; encourages the Emperor to urge the British Government for their support.