Famous Ethiopian Women

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 1 Ruth Negga

Ruth Negga.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 2 Sahle-Work Zewde

Sahle-Work Zewde.
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Famous As: President of Ethiopia
Birthdate: February 21, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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 3 Tirunesh Dibaba

Tirunesh Dibaba.
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Famous As: long-distance runner, athletics competitor
Birthdate: June 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bekoji, Ethiopia

 4 Genzebe Dibaba

Genzebe Dibaba.
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Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birthdate: February 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bekoji, Ethiopia

 5 Zewditu

Zewditu.
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: April 28, 1876
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Werreyimenu, Wollo
Died: April 2, 1930

 6 Menen Asfaw

Menen Asfaw
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: April 3, 1891
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wollo, Ethiopian Empire
Died: February 15, 1962

 7 Sifan Hassan

Sifan Hassan
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Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birthdate: January 1, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Adama, Ethiopia
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 8 LoLa Monroe

LoLa Monroe
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: October 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 9 Almaz Ayana

Almaz Ayana
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Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birthdate: November 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Benishangul-Gumuz, Ethiopia

 10 Taytu Betul

Taytu Betul
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: August 17, 1851
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oromia, Ethiopian Empire
Died: February 11, 1918

 11 Aster Aweke

Aster Aweke
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 1958 AD
Birthplace: Gondar, Ethiopia

 12 Derartu Tulu

Derartu Tulu
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Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birthdate: March 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bekoji, Ethiopia

 13 Zinash Tayachew

Zinash Tayachew
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 13, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gondar, Ethiopia

 14 Gigi

Gigi
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 1974 AD
Birthplace: Ethiopia

 15 Liya Kebede

Liya Kebede.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: March 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Addis Ababa

Liya Kebede is a model, actress, clothing designer, and maternal health advocate. One of the best-known models from Ethiopia, Kebede has graced the cover of Vogue on multiple occasions. Also known for her philanthropic efforts, Kebede established the Liya Kebede Foundation. Her work through the foundation earned her a place in Glamour magazine's Women of the Year list in 2013.

 16 Rediet Abebe

Rediet Abebe
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Famous As: Computer scientist
Birthdate: 1991 AD
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 17 Meseret Defar

Meseret Defar
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Adis Abeba, Ethiopia

 18 Letesenbet Gidey

Letesenbet Gidey
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Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birthdate: March 20, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Endameskel, Tigray Region, Ethiopia

 19 Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou

Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou
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Famous As: Nun
Birthdate: December 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ethiopia

 20 Senait Fisseha

Senait Fisseha
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Famous As: Endocrinologist
Birthdate: 1971 AD
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 21 Sinedu Tadesse

Sinedu Tadesse
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: September 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Died: May 28, 1995

 22 Azeb Mesfin

Azeb Mesfin
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Famous As: Business Women
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Welkait, Ethiopia

 23 Ejegayehu Dibaba

Ejegayehu Dibaba
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Famous As: Marathon runner
Birthdate: March 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ethiopia

 24 Amleset Muchie

Amleset Muchie
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: 1987 AD
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 25 Tiki Gelana

Tiki Gelana
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Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birthdate: October 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jijiga, Ethiopia

 26 Abeba Aregawi

Abeba Aregawi
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Famous As: Runner
Birthdate: July 5, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Adigrat, Ethiopia

 27 Maaza Mengiste

Maaza Mengiste
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1974 AD
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 28 Mahder Assefa

Mahder Assefa
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 29 Meaza Ashenafi

Meaza Ashenafi
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: July 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Asosa, Benishangul-Gumuz, Ethiopian Empire

 30 Selam Tesfaye

Selam Tesfaye
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 21, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harar, Ethiopia

 31 Muferiat Kamil

Muferiat Kamil
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1976 AD
Birthplace: Jimma, Ethiopia

 32 Keria Ibrahim

Keria Ibrahim
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Asmara, Eritrea

 33 Birtukan Mideksa

Birtukan Mideksa
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1974 AD
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 34 Hanan Tarik

Hanan Tarik
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 30, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Olympia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 35 Eleni of Ethiopia

Eleni of Ethiopia
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Hadiya Sultanate
Died: March 31, 1522

 36 Billene Seyoum Woldeyes

Billene Seyoum Woldeyes
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1982 AD
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 37 Fryat Yemane

Fryat Yemane
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mekelle, Ethiopia

 38 Zeritu Kebede

Zeritu Kebede
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 39 Meklit Hadero

Meklit Hadero
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Ethiopia

 40 Betty G

Betty G
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 41 Betelhem Dessie

Betelhem Dessie
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Famous As: CEO
Birthdate: 1999 AD
Birthplace: Harar, Ethiopia

 42 Mentewab

Mentewab
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Famous As: Political figure
Birthdate: 1706 AD
Birthplace: Qwara, Ethiopia
Died: June 27, 1773

 43 Tigist Shibabaw

Tigist Shibabaw
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 1980 AD
Birthplace: Chagni, Ethiopia
Died: December 31, 2008

 44 Aisha Mohammed Mussa

Aisha Mohammed Mussa
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Derg, Ethiopia

 45 Tiruwork Wube

Tiruwork Wube
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Ethiopia
Died: May 16, 1868

 46 Abby Lakew

Abby Lakew
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Gondar, Ethiopia

 47 Medferiashwork Abebe

Medferiashwork Abebe
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 1922 AD
Birthplace: Ethiopia
Died: March 13, 2009

 48 Hayat Ahmed

Hayat Ahmed
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: 1982 AD
Birthplace: Ethiopia

 49 Aïda Muluneh

Aïda Muluneh
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: 1974 AD
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 50 Loza Abera

Loza Abera
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: October 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Durame, Ethiopia