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TAYTU BETUL

1851-1918

Ethiopia

Taytu Betul is the penultimate empress of Ethiopia. Together with Menelik II, King of the Shoa, her husband, they repel the Italian invader. Thanks to Taytu Betul's decisive role, Ethiopia is the first African country to have defeated a European colonial army. She continues to be hailed as "the light of Ethiopia".

 

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