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Thursday, October 27, 2016
Battle of Segale
The Battle of Segale took place in Ethiopia on this day in 1916. Negus Mikael of Wollo marched on Addis Ababa in support of his son, the Emperor Designate Iyasu V. His forces were defeated by Fitawrari Habte Giyorgis which secured the throne for Empress Zewditu.
Empress Zewditu of Ethiopia, Empress from 1916 to 1930. The defeated Iyasu V outlived her but never returned to power.