Menelik II

Encyclopaedia Africana M February 26, 2021 MENELIK II, EMPEROR

Image credit: Sculptor: Karl Haertel, died 1941, Photographer Sam Effron, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons Emperor Menelik II was one of Ethiopia’s greatest leaders, ruling as King and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1889 to 1913. He was born Sahle Miriam on August 17, 1884, in Ankober, Shewa, Ethiopia. His mother, Woizero Ejigayehu Lemma …

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