Ethiopia / Emperor Yohannes III, first reign

Ethiopia - Emperor Yohannes III, first reign (30 August 1840 - October 1841)

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.

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Emperor Yohannes III, first reign: Details
From30 August 1840
ToOctober 1841
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