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The Solomonic Dynasty

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1559 - 1563 H.M. Elect of God, Emperor Admas Seggad II [Wanag Seggad II], King of Kings of Ethiopia, Nubia, Enarya and all the kingdoms of Saba. b. as Prince Minas, youngest son of H.M. Elect of God, Emperor Dawit IV Wanag Seggad [Anbasa Seggad], King of Kings of Ethiopia, by his wife, H.M. Empress Sabla Wangel, educ. privately. Captured in battle by Imam Ahmad Gragn at the Battle of Dewaro in Showa, 7th April 1539. Sold into slavery to Zabid Pasha, Turkish Governor of the Yemen. Ransomed by Emperor Galawdewos, after he had captured Imam Ahmad Gragn's son and traded him for his brother. Succeeded on the death of his elder brother, 12th March 1559. Crowned as Admas Seggad. m. (first) before 1540, H.M. Empress (Itege) Admas Mogassa (d. at Mount Wosen, 30th March 1597), baptised as Sellus Haile, crowned with the title of Itege Admas Mogassa, the first Empress to be granted precedence over the Empress Mother, daughter of Abeto Rubel, sometime Tigray Mekkonen and Governor of Bora and Salawa. m. (second) … He d. from malaria, at Doba, 12th February 1563 (bur. at the Mariam Church, Tadbaba, Amhara), having had issue, eight sons and two daughters:
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SOLOMON 1 SOLOMON 2 SOLOMON 3 SOLOMON 4
SOLOMON 5 SOLOMON 6 SOLOMON 8 SOLOMON 9
SOLOMON 10 SOLOMON 11 SOLOMON 12 SOLOMON 13
BEGAMEDER GOJJAM HARRAR SHOA
TEWODROS TIGRAY ZAGWE MAIN
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