Tewodros II

1818 - 1868

Tewodros II

Tewodros II (Ge'ez: ቴዎድሮስ, baptized as Sahle Dingil; c. 1818 – April 13, 1868) was Emperor of Ethiopia from 1855 until his death in 1868. He was born Kassa Hailegiorgis (Ge'ez: ካሳ ኃይሉ; English: "restitution" and "His [or the] power"). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tewodros II has received more than 421,612 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,209th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Tewodros II ranks 4,187 out of 14,801Before him are Guillaume de Beaujeu, Rodolphe Seeldrayers, Paul Kagame, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, Eumenes III, and Ghazi of Iraq. After him are Eleanor of Viseu, Nicholas J. Spykman, Wolfram Sievers, Margaret, Countess of Tyrol, Tukulti-Ninurta I, and Cuitláhuac.

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Among people born in 1818, Tewodros II ranks 25Before him are Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Angelo Secchi, Hermann Kolbe, Thomas Mayne Reid, Mary Todd Lincoln, and Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria. After him are Zachris Topelius, Emperor Norton, Frederick Douglass, Heinrich Göbel, Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen, and Amalia of Oldenburg. Among people deceased in 1868, Tewodros II ranks 15Before him are David Brewster, Alexandre Colonna-Walewski, Mihailo Obrenović, Franz Berwald, Adalbert Stifter, and Okita Sōji. After him are Christian Friedrich Schönbein, James Brooke, Kondō Isami, Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, Julius Plücker, and François-Édouard Picot.

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In Ethiopia

Among people born in Ethiopia, Tewodros II ranks 9 out of 60Before him are Mengistu Haile Mariam (1937), Menelik II (1844), Siad Barre (1919), Onuphrius (320), Zewditu (1876), and Girma Wolde-Giorgis (1924). After him are Ismaïl Omar Guelleh (1946), Meles Zenawi (1955), Moses the Black (332), Negasso Gidada (1943), Ezana of Axum (325), and Yohannes IV (1837).