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Famous Graves in Ethiopia

11 records found


Haile Selassie

23 Jul 1892 – 27 Aug 1975

Ethiopian Emperor. Born Tafari Makonnen, he ruled Ethiopia as...

Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa Chartered City, Ethiopia

No grave photo

Lucy

Birth and death dates unknown.

Prehistoric Figure. "Lucy" was one of the earliest known...

Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa Chartered City, Ethiopia

No grave photo

Abebe Bikila

7 Aug 1932 – 25 Oct 1973

Olympic Games Gold Medalist Athlete. Born in Jato, Ethiopia. He...

Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa Chartered City, Ethiopia

No grave photo

Meles Zenawi

9 May 1955 – 20 Aug 2012

Ethiopian Prime Minister. Born Legesse Zenawi Asras, he led...

Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa Chartered City, Ethiopia

No grave photo

Prince Makkonen

16 Oct 1924 – 13 May 1957

Ethiopian Royalty. Born Araya Yohannes. He was the son of...

Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa Chartered City, Ethiopia

No grave photo

Miruts Yifter

15 May 1944 – 23 Dec 2016

Olympic Gold Medalist. He was a long distance runner who won gold...

Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa Chartered City, Ethiopia

Princess Tsehai Haile Selassie

13 Oct 1919 – 17 Aug 1942

Ethiopian Royalty. Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, she was the...

Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa Chartered City, Ethiopia

No grave photo

Dr Abune Paulos

3 Nov 1935 – 16 Aug 2012

Orthodox Religious Figure. He shall be remembered for his 20 year...

Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa Chartered City, Ethiopia

No grave photo

Negasso Gidada

8 Sep 1943 – 27 Apr 2019

Ethiopian Statesman. He served as the President of Ethiopia from...

Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa Chartered City, Ethiopia

No grave photo

Girma Wolde-Giorgis

28 Dec 1924 – 15 Dec 2018

Ethiopian Statesman. He served as the 2nd President of Ethiopia...

Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa Chartered City, Ethiopia

No grave photo

Sinedu Tadesse

1974 – 28 May 1995

Criminal. She killed her Harvard roommate, Trang Ho, then killed...

Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa Chartered City, Ethiopia

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