Ras Kassa Asrate Stele (1918-1974)

Ras KASSA ASRATE STELE (1918-1974)

An Ethiopian nobleman, vice-president, then president of the Senate (1957-1964), of Eritrea (1964-1971), and president of the Crown Council.

He led several missions to Egypt, mainly in 1958 and 1959, to negotiate the demands of the for independence from the in Egypt. He was murdered with many others by the revolutionary regime that came to power in 1974.