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Encyclopedia > Marye of Yejju

Marye of Yejju (died 14 February 1831) was a Ras of Begemder and Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia. He was the brother of his predecessor Ras Yimam. February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1831 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... RAS is an acronym that could mean one of the following: Redundant Acronym Syndrome Remote Access Service Request-A-Song. ... Begemder was a province in the north-eastern part of Ethiopia, with its capital city at Gondar. ... The Emperor of Ethiopia (Amharic ንጉሠ ነገሥት, niguse negest, King of Kings) was the hereditary ruler of Ethiopia until the abolition of the monarchy in 1975. ...


Marye had his capital in Debre Tabor, from 1828 to 1831, when he at last undertook a military campaign against Ras Sabagadis of Agame, who had succeeded Wolda Selassie as the dominant warlord of Tigray. Supported by Wube Haile Maryam of Semien and Goshu of Gojjam, Marye led his army across the Takazze River and defeated Sebagadis at the Battle of Debre Abbay (14 February 1831). However, Ras Marye was killed in the battle, and Sebagadis surrendered to Wube. Wube handed the defeated warlord to Ras Marye's Oromo troops, who killed their defeated foe, and ravaged Tigray in revenge for their leader's death. Debre Tabor is a town in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia, about 100 kilometers southeast of Gondar, and 50 kilometers E of Lake Tana. ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Sebagadis (died 1831) was dejazmach of Tigray, a province in northern Ethiopia. ... Map of Ethiopia highlighting the Tigray region. ... Gojjam, or Gojam, was a province in the north-eastern part of Ethiopia, with its capital city at Debra Markos. ... The Atbarah River in northeast Africa rises in northwest Ethiopia, approximately 50 km north of Lake Tana and 30 km west of Gondar. ... The Oromo are an African ethnic group found in Ethiopia and to a lesser extent Kenya. ...

Preceded by:
Ras Yimam
Chiefs of the Yejju Oromo
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Succeeded by:
Ras Dori

 
 

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