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Haile Selassie

Line breaks: Haile Sel|as¦sie
Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪlɪ səˈlasi
 
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( 1892–1975), emperor of Ethiopia 1930–74; born Tafari Makonnen. In exile in Britain during the Italian occupation of Ethiopia (1936–41), he was restored to the throne by the Allies and ruled until deposed by a military coup. He is revered by the Rastafarian religious sect.

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