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Tekle Giyorgis I (Amharic: ተክለ ጊዮርጊስ "Plant of Saint George") was Emperor of Ethiopia (throne name Feqr Sagad) intermittently between 20 July 1779 and June 1800, and a member of the Solomonic dynasty. He was the youngest son of Yohannes II and Woizoro Sancheviyer, and the brother of Tekle Haymanot II.

According to Sven Rubenson, who described Tekle Giyorgis as the last emperor to exercise authority on his own, "It is not without justification that he has in Ethiopian tradition received the nickname Fiṣame Mengist, 'the end of the government'".

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ተክለ ጊዮርጊስ (Emperor Tekle Giyorgis I), first reign Ethiopia 20 July 1779 8 February 1784
ተክለ ጊዮርጊስ (Emperor Tekle Giyorgis I), second reign Ethiopia 24 April 1788 26 July 1789
ተክለ ጊዮርጊስ (Emperor Tekle Giyorgis I), third reign Ethiopia January 1794 15 April 1795
ተክለ ጊዮርጊስ (Emperor Tekle Giyorgis I), fourth reign Ethiopia December 1795 20 May 1796
ተክለ ጊዮርጊስ (Emperor Tekle Giyorgis I), fifth reign Ethiopia 4 January 1798 20 May 1799
ተክለ ጊዮርጊስ (Emperor Tekle Giyorgis I), sixth reign Ethiopia 24 March 1800 June 1800