Ras Kassa Asrate Stele (1918-1974)

Ras KASSA ASRATE (1918-1974)

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

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


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