ETHIOPIA

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1667 - 1682 H.M. Elect of God, Emperor A’alaf Seggad [Sadiqu Yohannes Qedus Za Tadda] [Yohannes I], King of Kings of Ethiopia, Nubia, Enarya and all the kingdoms of Saba. b. at Tadda, fourth son of H.M. Elect of God, Emperor ‘Alam Seggad [Sultan Seggad II], King of Kings of Ethiopia, by his wife, Woizero Ihata Krestos, educ. privately. Imprisoned by his father at the Beta Afras in Gondar. Proclaimed on the death of his father, 18th October 1667. Crowned as A’alaf Seggad (‘He to whom thousands bow’). m. October 1667, H.M. Empress (Itege) A’alaf Mogassa (d. at Hamad Bar, 13th January 1690, bur. Arwa Mariam Church, Masraha island, Lake Tana), née Sabla Wangel, crowned as Empress A’alaf Mogassa, at Gondar, 25th December 1667, widow of his late father, H.M. Elect of God, Emperor ‘Alam Seggad [Sultan Seggad II], King of Kings of Ethiopia, daughter of Prince Gabre Maskal, of the Madabay, by his wife, a sister (or half-sister) of Emperor ‘Alam Seggad [Sultan Seggad II]. He d. at Gondar, 19th July 1682 (bur. at the Arwa Mariam Church, Masraha island, Lake Tana), having had issue, ten sons and five daughters:
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SOLOMON 1 SOLOMON 2 SOLOMON 3 SOLOMON 4
SOLOMON 5 SOLOMON 6 SOLOMON 7 SOLOMON 8
SOLOMON 9 SOLOMON 11 SOLOMON 12 SOLOMON 13
BEGAMEDER GOJJAM HARRAR SHOA
TEWODROS TIGRAY ZAGWE MAIN
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