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Mahisente Habte Mariam

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Issue  Ermias Sahle Selassie
Name  Mahisente Mariam
Children  Ermias Sahle Selassie

Mahisente Habte Mariam
Born  9 February 1937 (age 78) Nekemte, Ethiopian Empire (1937-02-09)
House  House of Solomon (by marriage)
Father  Dejazmach Habte Mariam Gebre-Igziabiher
Mother  Woizero Yeshimebet Guma
Religion  Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo
Spouse  Prince Sahle Selassie (m. ?–1962)
Parents  Habte Mariam Gebre-Igziabiher
Similar People  Prince Sahle Selassie, Ermias Sahle Selassie, Menen Asfaw, Haile Selassie, Yekuno Amlak

Mahisente Habte Mariam

Princess Mahisente Habte Mariam(born at Nekemte on 9 February 1937) is the widow of Prince Sahle Selassie, youngest son of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia. She is the daughter of Dejazmach Habte Mariam Gebre-Igziabiher, heir to the former Welega Kingdom of Leqa Naqamte, and later served as governor of Welega province. Her mother was Woizero Yeshimebet Guma, a prominent Welega Oromo noblewoman who was later married to Ras Mesfin Selashi, a leading Ethiopian aristocrat and close associate of Emperor Haile Selassie. Princess Mahisente is also the mother of Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie, the current President of the Crown Council of Ethiopia.


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Princess Mahisente worked for many years with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) before her retirement. The princess currently lives in the suburbs of Washington D.C.

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Titles and styles

  • Mahisente Habte Mariam.
  • Her Imperial Highness Princess Mahisente.
  • National honours

  • Grand Cordon of the Order of the Queen of Sheba.
  • Jubilee Medal (1966).
  • Foreign honours

  • Member of the Royal Order of the Seraphim (Kingdom of Sweden, 19 December 1959).
  • References

    Mahisente Habte Mariam Wikipedia