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Location of Begemder within the Ethiopian Empire
Begemder
Guzara royal castle; built by Emperor Minas in 1560

Begemder (Amharic: በጌምድር; also known as Gondar or Gonder, alternative name borrowed from its 20th century capital Gondar) was a province in northwest Ethiopia.

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Begemder

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Begemder (Amharic: በጌምድር; also known as Gondar or Gonder, alternative name borrowed from its 20th century capital Gondar) was a province in northwest Ethiopia...

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Gugsa Welle

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poet, great lover of books, and pious and fair in the administration of Begemder." Taytu Betul arranged the marriage of Gugsa Welle to Leult Zewditu, the...

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Ethiopia

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Christian kingdoms and Empires Ambassel Agame Akkele Guzay Amhara Angot Bahr Begemder Bugna Delanta Dembela Enderta Entitcho Gheralta Hamasien Haramat Lasta...

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Negus

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bestowed on governors of the most important provinces (kingdoms): Gojjam, Begemder, Wollo, Tigray and the seaward kingdom (where the variation Bahri Negasi...

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Battle of Anchem

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eastern Tigre, Dejazmach Ayalew Birru from Semien, and Ras Gugsa Welle from Begemder were called upon. Gugsa Welle and others were unhappy with the rise of...

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Madingo Afework

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Birth name Tegene Afework Born (1978-08-16)16 August 1978 Azezo, Gondar, Begemder Province, Ethiopia (now Amhara Region, Ethiopia) Died 27 September 2022(2022-09-27)...

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Iyoas I

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nobles of the reign, Ras Wolde Leul her brother, Waragna, Ayo governor of Begemder, and Ras Mikael Sehul. One handicap with this tactic of ruling through...

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Wondosson Kassa

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controlled by Gugsa Welle. As a result, Wondosson Kassa was made Shum of Begemder Province. During the Second Italo-Ethiopian War, Wondosson Kassa again...

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Mentewab

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Lasta and Begameder 1764-1768, son of Dejazmach Ayo, sometime Governor of Begemder; married (third) 1769, Ras Mikael Sehul Hezqiyas, sometime Viceroy of the...

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Horn of Africa

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Christian kingdoms and Empires Ambassel Agame Akkele Guzay Amhara Angot Bahr Begemder Bugna Delanta Dembela Enderta Entitcho Gheralta Hamasien Haramat Lasta...

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Abubaker Qecchin

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led the conquest of Wofla in modern Tigray region and Kanfat in southern Begemder, after which he was appointed governor of those regions by the Adal Sultanate...

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Ethiopian Democratic Union

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into Ethiopia from the Sudan, and also launched a military campaign into Begemder that almost captured Gondar. Although democratic ideals were voiced by...

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Gondar

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served as the capital of both the Ethiopian Empire and the subsequent Begemder Province. The city holds the remains of several royal castles, including...

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Zagwe dynasty

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Tigray, Waag and Bete Amhara and thence westwards towards Lake Tana (Begemder)." Unlike the practice of later rulers of Ethiopia, Taddesse Tamrat argues...

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Christmas Offensive

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Ethiopian left, Ras Seyoum and his Army of Tigre and Ras Kassa and his Army of Begemder in the center, and Ras Mulugeta and the Mahel Sefari on the right. The...

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Amha Selassie

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in Ethiopia. He briefly served as acting governor of the provinces of Begemder and Tigray, retaining Wollo the entire time. He was eventually remarried...

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Achille Starace

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prepared to advance over rough tracks to seize Gondar, the capital of Begemder Province. Before setting out, "the Panther Man" (L'uomo pantera) gave the...

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Nefas Mewcha

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described Nefas Mewcha as "in the farthest limits" of the province of Begemder at the time, with the Wollo Oromo ruling the territories "behind this"...

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Gugsa of Yejju

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Gugsa of Yejju (died 23 May 1825) was a Ras of Begemder (circa 1798 until his death), and Inderase (regent) of the Emperor of Ethiopia. According to Nathaniel...

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Araya Selassie Yohannes

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traditional claimant to the lordship of Wollo. Ras Araya was transferred to Begemder and Dembaya in May 1886. In 1887–88, when the country was facing the Italian...

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Ali II of Yejju

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Ali II of Yejju (c. 1819 – c. 1866) was Ras of Begemder and the de facto ruler of the Ethiopian Empire. He was a member of a powerful Oromo dynasty known...

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Haile Selassie

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Gugsa Welle. Gugsa Welle was the husband of the empress and the Shum of Begemder Province. In early 1930, he raised an army and marched it from his governorate...

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Amhara Region

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Ethiopian Empire, Amhara included several provinces (such as Dembiya, Gojjam, Begemder, Angot, Wollo, Shewa and Lasta), most of which were ruled by native Ras...

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Provinces of Ethiopia

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to indicate locations within Ethiopia. These include: Agame Agawmeder Begemder Dawaro Dembiya Enderta Fatagar Hadiya Ifat Lasta Menz Qwara Semien Tembien...

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Hirut Desta

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the widow of General Nega Tegegn, who was governor of the provinces of Begemder and Semien. She was described by Nathaniel T. Kenney as a "trim, most democratic...

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Menelik II

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submission of the local officials in Lasta, Yejju, Gojjam, Wollo, and Begemder. Menelik II is argued to be the founder of modern Ethiopia. Before the...

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Dembiya

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According to the account of Manuel de Almeida, Dembiya was "bounded on East by Begemder, on South by Gojjam, on West by Agaws of Achefer and Tangha. Lake Tsana...

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University of Gondar

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Public Health College came to be responsible for the public health of Begemder Province as well, they were forced to build new centers ever further away...

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Simegnew Bekele

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Simegnew Bekele ስመኘው በቀለ Born 13 September 1964 Maksegnit, Begemder, Ethiopian Empire Died 26 July 2018(2018-07-26) (aged 53) Meskel Square, Addis Ababa...

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Aster Aweke

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Melbourne, Australia. Background information Born 1959 (age 62–63) Gondar, Begemder Province, Ethiopian Empire (now Amhara Region, Ethiopia) Origin Gondar...

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Menen Liben Amede

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Yohannes III in 1840–1841, 1845 and 1850–1851. She was also regent of Begemder in 1831–1841 during the minority of her son Ali II of Yejju, who was her...

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Hirut Kassaw

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2018 Personal details Born (1976-02-05) 5 February 1976 (age 46) Kefoy, Begemder Province, Ethiopia (now South Gondar Zone, Ethiopia) Nationality Ethiopian...

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Atse Baeda Maryam

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Wolde Gabriel, the son of Ras Mikael Sehul, who was opposed to Ras Ali of Begemder. Joined by Ras Haile Yosadiq and Dejazmach Gebre Masqal, Wolde Gabriel...

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Oromo people

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Zemene Mesafint, they would particularly have control over the provinces of Begemder and Gojjam. Notable rulers such as Gugsa of Yejju found cities like Debre...

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Ayalew Birru

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the revolting people in Lasta. Because of this, Ras Gugsa Welle, Shum of Begemder Province was able to take advantage of his absence in Semien. While Ayalew...

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Nobility

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Negus ("king") which was held by hereditary governors of the provinces of Begemder, Shewa, Gojjam, and Wollo. The next highest seven titles were Ras, Dejazmach...

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Lidetu Ayalew

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Party In office 2005–2010 Personal details Born 1969 (age 52–53) Lalibela, Begemder Province, Ethiopian Empire (now Amhara Region, Ethiopia) Political party...

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Sultanate of Aussa

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Christian kingdoms and Empires Ambassel Agame Akkele Guzay Amhara Angot Bahr Begemder Bugna Delanta Dembela Enderta Entitcho Gheralta Hamasien Haramat Lasta...

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Dori of Yejju

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Dori of Yejju (died 1831) was a Ras of Begemder and Inderase (regent) of the Emperor of Ethiopia. He was the brother of his predecessor Marye of Yejju...

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Oromo migrations

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permanent menace to the Ethiopian Empire. About 1617, the Oromos attacked Begemder and Gojjam, which were central regions of the empire. Between 1620 and...

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Solomonic dynasty

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Christian kingdoms and Empires Ambassel Agame Akkele Guzay Amhara Angot Bahr Begemder Bugna Delanta Dembela Enderta Entitcho Gheralta Hamasien Haramat Lasta...

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List of abunas of Ethiopia

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John Paul II in 1981, in the first such meeting in modern times Born in Begemder as Melaku Wolde Mikael 4 Merkorios (1938–2022) 1988–2022 Deposed by the...

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Yaqob

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Yaqob, who was seven when he came to the throne, with Ras Antenatewos of Begemder as his regent. Za Dengel and the other rival for the throne – Susenyos...

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Kingdom of Aksum

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expansion into the moister, more fertile, and naturally productive lands of Begemder or Lasta can be verified during the heyday of Aksumite power. As international...

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Arbegnoch

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in a few days was threatening the surprised Italian administration in Begemder and Gojjam. Well-armed Patriots seized numerous outlying residences and...

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Ethiopian Empire

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Christian kingdoms and Empires Ambassel Agame Akkele Guzay Amhara Angot Bahr Begemder Bugna Delanta Dembela Enderta Entitcho Gheralta Hamasien Haramat Lasta...

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Habesha peoples

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Christian kingdoms and Empires Ambassel Agame Akkele Guzay Amhara Angot Bahr Begemder Bugna Delanta Dembela Enderta Entitcho Gheralta Hamasien Haramat Lasta...

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