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Ethiopian nobleman Ras Kassa crowns himself Emperor Tewodros (Theodore) II

Africa, 1857, zoomable map
02/07/1855
In Eastern Africa, a nobleman named Ras Kassa crowns himself Emperor Tewodros (Theodore) II and launches a campaign to transform Ethiopia into a modern nation. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
G. S. P. Freeman-Grenville, Chronology of African History (Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 1973), 165.

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