Information about Emperor Yohannes III of Ethiopia

Emperor Yohannes III of Ethiopia (1797 - 1873)

Emperor Yohannes III was the last of the elder "Gondar" line of the Solomonic dynasty to reign over Ethiopia. He was the son of Tekle Giyorgis. He was largely a figurehead, with real power in the hands of the Enderase or Regent, Ras Ali II a princeling of the Yejju Dynasty. Ras Ali's mother was the Empress Menen Liben Amede.

Emperor Yohannes III of Ethiopia reigned in...
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Emperor Yohannes III, first reign Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia 30 August 1840 October 1841
Emperor Yohannes III, second reign Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia 1845 1845
Emperor Yohannes III, third reign Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia 1850 1851
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