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HIH Princess Tenagne Worq of Ethiopia 1912-2003

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HIH Princess Tenagne Worq of Ethiopia 1912-2003

Posted: 16 Nov 2003 4:50PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 15 Jul 2006 9:34AM GMT
Surnames: WORQ, BAMTAW, MASSAI
Princess Tenagne Worq, daughter and advisor of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, died on April 6, 2003. Born on January 29, 1912, she was the eldest and only surviving child of the Emperor. She was 18 when her father ascended the throne in 1930 and always had a close relationship with her father. At a young age she married Ras Desta Bamtaw with whom she had four daughters and two sons. The Princess remarried in 1944 to Ras Andargatchew Massai. She was imprisoned together with her daughters from 1974 to 1989 and was then released. Seek more info on her family.

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Aldo10 16 Nov 2003 11:50PM GMT 
Almaz 16 Feb 2004 8:05PM GMT 
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