Currently alive, at 61 years of age.
1955 – He was born born on 8th May
1955 at the town of Adwa in the Tigray Region and took his elementary education at the Queen of Sheba Junior Secondary School.
1972 – He completed High School at General Wingate School in Addis Ababa.
1974 – He interrupted his studies to join the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front.
1989 – He became the Chairman of the TPLF and the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front. 1991 and led the overthrow of the previous Derg regime. He served as Chairman of the EPRDF and President of the Transitional Government of Ethiopia
1993 – He had completed the distance education which follows right after he returned and acquired a First Class M.A in Business from the Open University.
1995 – He was elected Prime Minister of the Ethiopian Federal Democratic Republic.