Menelik II bio

Birth Name: Menelik II

Occupation: Emperor

Place Of Birth: Ethiopia

Date Of Birth: August17, 1844

Date Of Death: December 12, 1913

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Ethiopian

Menelik II was born on the 17th of August, 1844. He was known for being a Emperor. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Menelik II served as both King and Emperor of Ethiopia. While in power, he successfully fought off invaders from Italy and significantly modernized Ethiopia.

Menelik II was born in Ethiopia. He declared himself King (Negus) in the mid 1860s. During his reign, he established banking and postal services in Ethiopia.

Menelik II was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Menelik II was born in 1840s.

Menelik II is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Menelik II’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Menelik II’s parents.

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Menelik II was born in the Year of the Dragon.

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BIRTH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Menelik II was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Menelik II was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Menelik II had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Menelik II’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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