Mengistu Haile Mariam was an Ethiopian government official and a previous military official who picked up power through a complex, keen and incredibly savage crusade against his rivals. He turned into the most conspicuous figure inside the Deng and proceeded to turn into the Head of State (February 4, 1977-1987) and the principal President of Ethiopia (September 11, 1987, to May 21, 1991). With the help of the United States, Mengistu fled into banish for Harare, Zimbabwe, in the wake of propelling radicals were surrounding Addis Ababa in May 1991.
Mengistu was conceived in Jimmy, Ethiopia on May 21, 1937, to a Kongo mother and an Adhara father. His dad, Hail Mariam, was a sergeant under Hail Selassie' organization, while his mom was said to have kicked the bucket when he was 8 years old.