Born: 7/23/1892 Ejersa Goro, Ethiopia
Died: 8/27/1975 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael, was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. He also served as Chairperson of the Organisation of African Unity from 25 May 1963 to 17 July 1964 and 5 November 1966 to 11 September 1967. He was a member of the Solomonic Dynasty.
Awards / Achievements:
- A major land reform
- Broadened constitution
- Emancipation of slaves