The Autobiography of Emperor Haile Sellassie 1 : King of Kings of All Ethiopia and Lord of All Lords Vol. 2
(My Life and Ethiopia’s Progress) Paperback – March 1, 1999 by Haile I. Sellassie
In this volume, many will be reading for the first time of the attempts made by mussolini to give sellassie millions of pounds and to build him a palace in the country of his choice.
About the Author
Tafari Makonnen was born on July 23rd 1892 at Ejarsa Goro in the hills of Hararghe. Makonnen Walda-Mikael, his father, had recently been appointed Ras and governed this vast province of eastern Ethiopia from the ancient walled city of Harar.
In 1905, the year before Ras Makonnen’s death, the young Tafari received his first military title-Dejazmach. Following in his father’s footsteps, he was appointed Ras of Harar in 1910. Upon the succession of Empress Zawditu in 1917 Ras Tafari became Regent to the throne and in November 1930 was crowned Negus Negast Haile Sellassie 1.