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Encyclopaedia Britannica | On This Day
July 23
Haile Selassie

FEATURED BIOGRAPHY

Haile Selassie

emperor of Ethiopia

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Gamal Abdel Nasser

FEATURED EVENT

1952

Egyptian monarchy toppled by coup

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