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His Excellency Lij Mikael Imru

BORN : NOV 1929, Addis Ababa,Ethiopia
DIED : 27 OCT 2008, Addis Ababa,Ethiopia
BURIED : Holy Trinity Cathedral,Addis Ababa,Ethiopia

FATHER : HH Prince (Leul Ras) Imru Haile Selassie [NOV 1892 - AUG 1980]
MOTHER : Woizero Tsige Mariam Beshah [ca 1905 - ]

Prime Minister of Ethiopia [3.8.1874] - [12.9.1974]
educated at Oxford University; he served as deputy Secretary of Agriculture 1958/1959; briefly Foreign Minister of Ethiopia in 1961; he worked for U.N.C.T.A.D. in Geneva 1965/1968; appointed Minister of Trade and Industry in 1974 before succeedin g Endelkachew Makonnen as Prime Minister in 1974; Minister of Information 1974/19785; he worked at the World Bank and actively lobbied the Italian government for the return of art objects looted from Ethiopia during their occupation of that countr y, and became increasingly active in the areas of human rights in the post-Derg era.


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