Hailemariam Desalegn

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Hailemariam Desalegn
ኃይለማሪያም ደሳለኝ
Hailemariam Desalegn - Closing Plenary- Africa's Next Chapter - World Economic Forum on Africa 2011.jpg
15th Prime Minister of Ethiopia
In office
20 August 2012 – 15 February 2018[1]
President Girma Wolde-Giorgis
Mulatu Teshome
Preceded by Meles Zenawi
Succeeded by TBD
2nd Chairman of the EPRDF
In office
16 September 2012 – 15 February 2018[1]
Deputy Demeke Mekonnen
Preceded by Meles Zenawi
Succeeded by TBD
Chairperson of the African Union
In office
27 January 2013 – 30 January 2014
Preceded by Yayi Boni
Succeeded by Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia
In office
1 September 2010 – 21 September 2012
Prime Minister Meles Zenawi
Preceded by Addisu Legese
Succeeded by Demeke Mekonnen
Debretsion Gebremichael
Muktar Kedir
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
1 September 2010 – 21 September 2012
Prime Minister Meles Zenawi
Preceded by Seyoum Mesfin
Succeeded by Tedros Adhanom
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 (1965-07-19) 19 July 1965 (age 52)
Boloso Sore, Ethiopia
Political party Southern Ethiopian People's Democratic Movement
Other political
affiliations
Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front
Spouse(s) Roman Tesfaye [2]
Alma mater Addis Ababa University
Arba Minch University
Tampere University of Technology
Azusa Pacific University
Religion Apostolic Church of Ethiopia (ACE)[3]

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. He resigned on 15 February 2018 after mass protests and civil unrest.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-43073285
  2. "Hailemariam Desalegn's Biography". Durame News Online. 22 August 2012. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  3. Ethiopia: The Hailemariam Desalegn Factor. Retrieved 10 September 2012.
  4. "Ethiopia PM Hailemariam Desalegn in surprise resignation". BBC News. 15 February 2018. Retrieved 15 February 2018.