History of Ethiopia
This article covers the prehistory and history of Ethiopia, from emergence as an empire under the Aksumites to its current form as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, as well as the history ...
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Islamic Front for the Liberation of Oromia
The Islamic Front for Liberation of Oromia (IFLO) was an Oromo based polito-military organization founded in 1985 by Commander in Chief Sheikh Abdulkarim Ibrahim Hamid otherwise known as Jaarra Abbaa ...
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History of Addis Ababa
The history of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, formally begins with the founding of the city in the 19th century by Ethiopian Emperor Menelik II and his wife Empress Taytu Betul.
Before the advent of Addis...
Amba Geshen
Amba Geshen is the name of a mountain in northern Ethiopia. It is located in the Debub Wollo Zone (South Wollo) of the Amhara Region, northwest of Dessie, and sits at a latitude and longitude of 11°30...
Salit bin 'Amr 'Ala bin Hadrami
Salit bin 'Amr 'Ala bin Hadrami was a 7th-century Muslim emissary to Bahrain.He was among the 83 Makkans Muslims who migrated to Ethiopia from Mecca after undergoing harrowing feats of persecution by...
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Dakkar
Dakkar was an historical town in eastern modern-day Ethiopia.
It was the second capital of the medieval Adal Sultanate, after the polity moved its initial headquarters from Zeila in modern-day nor...
Hamasien
Hamasien (Ge'ez ሓማሴን) was a historical province including and surrounding Asmara, part of modern Eritrea. In 1996 the province was divided and distributed amongst the modern Maekel, Debub, Northern Re...
Monarchies of Ethiopia
This is a list of monarchies of Ethiopia that existed throughout the nation's history. It is divided into kingdoms that were subdivisions of Ethiopia, and kingdoms that were later conquered by Ethiopi...
Gojjam
Gojjam (Ge'ez ጎጃም gōjjām, originally ጐዛም gʷazzam, later ጐዣም gʷažžām, ጎዣም gōžžām) was a kingdom in the north-western part of Ethiopia, with its capital city at Debre Marqos. This region is distinctive ...
Kingdom of Jimma
The Kingdom of Jimma was one of the kingdoms in the Gibe region of Ethiopia that emerged in the 19th century. It shared its western border with Limmu-Ennarea, its eastern border with the Sidamo Kingdo...
Wehni
Wehni is the name of one of the mountains of Ethiopia where most of the male heirs to the Emperor of Ethiopia were interned, usually for life. It was the last one of the three such mountains—or amba—...
Lucy (Australopithecus)
Lucy is the common name of AL 288-1, several hundred pieces of bone representing about 40% of the skeleton of a female Australopithecus afarensis. In Ethiopia it is also known as Dinkinesh which means...
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Paul Merab
Paul Merab (real name: Petre Merabishvili, Geo. პეტრე მერაბიშვილი) (b. 1876, Ude, Georgia, – d. 1930, Paris), a Georgian physician, pharmacist and researcher of Ethiopia.Merab was born in a Georgian R...
Debre Damo
Debre Damo is the name of a flat-topped mountain, or amba, and a 6th-century monastery in northern Ethiopia. The mountain is a steeply rising plateau of trapezoidal shape, about 1000 by 400 meters in ...
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Resettlement and villagization in Ethiopia
Resettlement and villagization in Ethiopia has been an issue from the late nineteenth century up to the present, due to the overcrowded population of the Ethiopian highlands. As the population of Ethi...
East African Campaign (World War II)
The East African Campaign was a series of battles fought in Horn of Africa during World War II by Allied (predominantly British Commonwealth) forces against Axis forces, primarily from Italy, between ...
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Hiob Ludolf
Hiob Ludolf (or Job Leutholf) (15 June 1624 – 8 April 1704) was a German orientalist, and born at Erfurt. Edward Ullendorff rates Ludolf as having "the most illustrious name in Ethiopic scholarship".<...
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Ogaden National Liberation Front
The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) (Amharic: ኦጋዴን፡ብሔራዊ፡ነፃነት፡ግንባር; Somali: Jabhadda Wadaniga Xoreynta Ogaadeenya, ), (Arabic: الجبهة الوطنية لتحرير أوغادين‎) is a separatist...
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