Hailemariam Desalegn

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Hailemariam Desalegn
ኃይለማሪያም ደሳለኝ
12th Prime Minister of Ethiopia
Incumbent
Assumed office
20 August 2012
Acting: 20 August 2012 – 21 September 2012
President Girma Wolde-Giorgis
Mulatu Teshome
Preceded by Meles Zenawi
Chairperson of the African Union
Incumbent
Assumed office
27 January 2013
Preceded by Yayi Boni
Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia
In office
1 September 2010 – 21 September 2012
Prime Minister Meles Zenawi
Preceded by Addisu Legese
Succeeded by Demeke Mekonen
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
1 September 2010 – 21 September 2012
Prime Minister Meles Zenawi
Preceded by Seyoum Mesfin
Succeeded by Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
President of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region
In office
12 November 2001 – March 2006
Preceded by Abate Kisho
Succeeded by Shiferaw Shigute
Personal details
Born 19 July 1965 (1965-07-19) (age 49)
Boloso Sore, Ethiopia
Political party Southern Ethiopian People's Democratic Movement
Other political
affiliations
Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front
Spouse(s) Roman Tesfaye [1]
Alma mater Addis Ababa University
Arba Minch University
Tampere University of Technology
Azusa Pacific University
Religion Apostolic Church[2]

Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe (Amharic: ኃይለማሪያም ደሳለኝ) (born 19 July 1965) is an Ethiopian politician. He became Prime Minister of Ethiopia in July 2012 after the death of then-Prime Minister Meles Zenawi.

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