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Tewolde Berhan Gebre Egziabher

Tewolde Berhan Gebre Egziabher (born 1940 in Adwa,Tigray) is an Ethiopian who won the Right Livelihood Award in 2000 "for his exemplary work to safeguard

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Sossina M. Haile

Sossina M. Haile (born 1966) is an Ethiopian-American scientist. She is a Professor of Materials Science and of Chemical Engineering at the Caltech, who created

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Gebisa Ejeta

Gebisa Ejeta (born 1950) is an Ethiopian-American plant breeder, geneticist and Professor at Purdue University. In 2009, he won the World Food Prize for his

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Samuel of Dabra Wagag

Abba Samuel (Ge'ez: አባ ሳሙኤል Abbā Sāmū'ēl; b. c. 1350) of the monastery of Dabra Wagag (Ge'ez: ዘደብረ ወገግ za-Dabra Wagag, modern ze-Debre Wegeg, "of

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Abuna Theophilos

Abune Theophilos, also known as Abune Tewophilos, (1909–1977) was the second Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church. He officially succeeded Abuna Basilios in 1971,

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Tekle Haymanot

Tekle Haymanot or Takla Haymanot (Ge'ez ተክለ፡ ሃይማኖት takla hāymānōt, modern tekle hāymānōt, "Plant of Faith"; known in the Coptic Church as Saint Takla Haymanot

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Iyasus Mo'a

Iyasus Mo'a (Iyäsus Mo'a, "Jesus has Conquered" c. 1214 – c. 1294) is a saint of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church; his feast day is

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Gabra Manfas Qeddus

Gabra Manfas Qeddus (Amharic: ጋብራ ማንፋስ ቀድዱስ; also familiarly called Abo) was an Ethiopian Christian saint, and the founder of the monastery of Zuqualla. The

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Ewosṭatewos (Ge'ez ኤዎስጣቴዎስ ʾĒwōsṭātēwōs, also ዮስጣቴዎስ Yōsṭātēwōs, Eustathius, July 15, 1273 – September 15, 1352) was an important religious leader of the Ethiopian Church. He

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Abuna Aregawi

Abuna Aregawi (also called Za-Mika'el 'Aragawi) is a sixth century Syrian monk, whom tradition holds founded the monastery Debre Damo, said to have been commissioned

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Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi

Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al Amoudi (Ge'ez: ሞሓመድ አልአሙዲ, Arabic: محمد حسين العمودي; is a Saudi Arabian/Ethiopian businessman and billionaire who lives in Ethiopia and

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