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HIH Meredazmatch Asfa Wossen

BORN : 27 JUL 1916, Harar,Ethiopia
DIED : 17 JAN 1997, Virginia,USA
BURIED : 2 FEB 1997, Trinity Cathedral,Addis Ababa,Ethiopia

FATHER : HIM Emperor Haile Selassie I [23 JUL 1892 - 27 AUG 1975]
MOTHER : HIM Empress Menen Asfaw [MAR 1889 - 15 FEB 1962]

PARTNER 1 : Leult Walatta Israel Seyum [1906 - 1988]
Union: 9 MAY 1932, Addis Ababa,Ethiopia
Divorced: 1944

  1. HIH Princess Ejigayehu Asfa Wossen [4 SEP 1934 - 2 FEB 1977]

PARTNER 2 : HIM Empress Medferiash Worq Abebe [1925 - 13 MAR 2009]
Union: 8 APR 1945, Addis Ababa,Ethiopia

  1. Maryam Sena Asfa Wossen [29 DEC 1950 - ]
  2. Sehin Azeb Asfa Wossen [10 DEC 1951 - ]
  3. HIH Crown Prince Zara Yaqob Asfa Wossen [15 AUG 1953 - ]
  4. Sifrash Bezir Asfa Wossen [6 MAY 1959 - ]



NOTES:
65th Emperor of Ethiopia as Amha Selassie 1975/1997
Meredazmatch [cr.1931], Crown Prince of Ethiopia [cr.1930],
Governor of Wollo, Governor of Begamder, Governor of Tigre
G.C.M.G.(Hon)[cr.1965], G.C.V.O.(Hon)[cr.1930], G.B.E.(Hon)[ cr.1932]
Educated privately then at Liverpool University, Member of the Crown Council.
Chairman of the Ethiopian Red Cross, formed a Government-in-Exile in London,
proclaimed Negusa Negest ze Ethiopia as Amha Selassie.



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