who were the first and the last monarchies of Ethiopia?
Yekuno Amlak; throne name Tasfa Iyasus was Emperor of Ethiopia, and the founder of the Solomonic dynasty, which lasted until 1974. He was a prince from Bete Amhara province who became the Emperor of Ethiopia following the defeat of the last Zagwe king.
Haile Selassie was the last Solomonic monarch to rule Ethiopia. He was deposed by the Derg, the committee of lower-ranking military and police officials on September 12, 1974.
On April 2, 1930, Ras Tafari Makonnen became Emperor Haile Selassie. Selassie was the last reigning monarch of Ethiopia's Solomonic Dynasty