Monthly Archives: January 1997

Obituary: Crown Prince AsfaWossen HaileSelassie

By Richard Greenfield The death of Asfa Wossen, Crown Prince of Ethiopia since 1930, almost certainly marks the final demise of thousands of years of Ethiopian monarchic tradition. He was born in 1916 in the ancient Adare walled city of Harar, for centuries an important Islamic centre of learning and trade in the Horn of […]

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