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Hailemariam Desalegn
ኃይለማሪያም ደሳለኝ
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12th Prime Minister of Ethiopia
Assumed office
20 August 2012
Acting: 20 August 2012 – 21 September 2012
President Girma Wolde-Giorgis
Mulatu Teshome
Preceded by Meles Zenawi
Chairperson of the African Union
Assumed office
27 January 2013
Preceded by Yayi Boni
Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia
In office
1 September 2010 – 21 September 2012
Prime Minister Meles Zenawi
Preceded by Addisu Legese
Succeeded by Demeke Mekonen
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
1 September 2010 – 21 September 2012
Prime Minister Meles Zenawi
Preceded by Seyoum Mesfin
Succeeded by Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
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 19 July 1965 (1965-07-19) (age 54)
Boloso Sore, Ethiopia
Political party Southern Ethiopian People's Democratic Movement
Other political
affiliations
Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front
Spouse(s) Roman Tesfaye
Alma mater Addis 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.


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