Ras Tafari Crowned Negus (King) 1928

On October 7, 1928, Empress Zewditu I, granted Ras Tafari Makonnen the throne of Shewa. This historical and revealing event elevated Ras Tafari Makonnen’s title to Negus. Before the crowning of Ras Tafari Makonnen, he endured through a coup d’├ętat. In September, a group of palace reactionaries including some courtiers of Empress Zewditu I, made […]