Emperor Haile Selassie I = H.I.M = Rastafari "Study and examine all but choose and follow the good" Emperor Haile Selassie I

Emperor Haile Selassie I = H.I.M = Rastafari "Study and examine all but choose and follow the good" Emperor Haile Selassie I

Haile Selassie by Lucien Aigner    -    Haile Selassie was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and then emperor until 1974. He was born Tafari Makonnen in 1892, the son of Ras Makonnen, a cousin and close friend of Emperor Menilek II. Selassie was believed to be a direct descendant of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. Rastafarians regard Haile Selassie as God on account of a Marcus Garvey prophecy.

Haile Selassie by Lucien Aigner - Haile Selassie was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and then emperor until 1974. He was born Tafari Makonnen in 1892, the son of Ras Makonnen, a cousin and close friend of Emperor Menilek II. Selassie was believed to be a direct descendant of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. Rastafarians regard Haile Selassie as God on account of a Marcus Garvey prophecy.

Africa | Portrait of Ras Tafari, the Regent of Abyssinia (and later the Emperor Haile Selassie), standing, dressed in ceremonial robes and wearing a crown.  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  1971 | ©Wilfred Gilbert Thesiger / Pitt River Museum

Africa | Portrait of Ras Tafari, the Regent of Abyssinia (and later the Emperor Haile Selassie), standing, dressed in ceremonial robes and wearing a crown. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 1971 | ©Wilfred Gilbert Thesiger / Pitt River Museum

1930 – Haile Selassie is crowned emperor of Ethiopia. | Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, by Bassano Ltd, circa 1930 ...

1930 – Haile Selassie is crowned emperor of Ethiopia. | Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, by Bassano Ltd, circa 1930 ...

Haile Selassie I = H.I.M = Rastafari - His Imperial Highness Ras Makonnen Walda - Mikael Tafari - General and Governor of Harar (Emperor Haile Selassie I Father)

Haile Selassie I = H.I.M = Rastafari - His Imperial Highness Ras Makonnen Walda - Mikael Tafari - General and Governor of Harar (Emperor Haile Selassie I Father)

Haile Selassie I (1892 – 1975), born Tafari Makonnen, was Ethiopia’s regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974.  The heir to a dynasty that traced its origins to the 13th century, and from there by tradition back to King Solomon and Queen Makeda, Empress of Axum, known in the Abrahamic tradition as the Queen of Sheba. Haile Selassie is a defining figure in both Ethiopian and African history.

Haile Selassie I (1892 – 1975), born Tafari Makonnen, was Ethiopia’s regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. The heir to a dynasty that traced its origins to the 13th century, and from there by tradition back to King Solomon and Queen Makeda, Empress of Axum, known in the Abrahamic tradition as the Queen of Sheba. Haile Selassie is a defining figure in both Ethiopian and African history.

AFRICA'S LAST Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I with his Lions. The lion is considered as Ethiopia‘s national animal and can be seen on various national artifacts such as the Ethiopian Lion of Judah flag and Ethiopian Airline.

AFRICA'S LAST Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I with his Lions. The lion is considered as Ethiopia‘s national animal and can be seen on various national artifacts such as the Ethiopian Lion of Judah flag and Ethiopian Airline.

(Haile Selassie)  Italie / Abyssine ... De Vijf Werelddeelen Zullen Sidderen Voor De Fascistche Macht.  Gij Zult Abyssineie Veroveren, En Bezitten!  - Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.

(Haile Selassie) Italie / Abyssine ... De Vijf Werelddeelen Zullen Sidderen Voor De Fascistche Macht. Gij Zult Abyssineie Veroveren, En Bezitten! - Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.

Haile Selassie I Of Ethiopia | HIM Emperor Haile Selassie I | An Æthiopian Journal

Haile Selassie I Of Ethiopia | HIM Emperor Haile Selassie I | An Æthiopian Journal

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