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]
PresidentGirma Wolde-Giorgis
Mulatu Teshome
Preceded byMeles Zenawi
Succeeded byAbiy Ahmed
2nd Chairman of the EPRDF
In office
16 September 2012 – 15 February 2018[1]
DeputyDemeke Mekonnen
Preceded byMeles Zenawi
Succeeded byAbiy Ahmed
Chairperson of the African Union
In office
27 January 2013 – 30 January 2014
Preceded byYayi Boni
Succeeded byMohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia
In office
1 September 2010 – 21 September 2012
Prime MinisterMeles Zenawi
Preceded byAddisu Legese
Succeeded byDemeke Mekonnen
Debretsion Gebremichael
Muktar Kedir
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
1 September 2010 – 21 September 2012
Prime MinisterMeles Zenawi
Preceded bySeyoum Mesfin
Succeeded byTedros Adhanom
President of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region
In office
12 November 2001 – March 2006
Preceded byAbate Kisho
Succeeded byShiferaw Shigute
Personal details
Born (1965-07-19) 19 July 1965 (age 53)
Boloso Sore, Ethiopia
Political partySouthern Ethiopian People's Democratic Movement
Other political
affiliations
Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front
Spouse(s)Roman Tesfaye [2]
Alma materAddis Ababa University
Arba Minch University
Tampere University of Technology
Azusa Pacific University

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.[3]

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 PM Hailemariam Desalegn in surprise resignation". BBC News. 15 February 2018. Retrieved 15 February 2018.