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Tekle Hawaryat

Tekle Hawaryat (April 5, 2015-November 17, 1969 Addis Ababa) was an Ethiopian writer.

He is considered to be one of the leading figures of modern Ethiopian literature. Tekle Hawaryat was born into a family of noble heritage, his father was Ras Hawaryat Yimam, a high-ranking nobleman of the Ethiopian Empire. He received his education in Ethiopia and later went to France to pursue further studies in law and political science. While in France, he also became interested in literature and began writing. His first book, "The Love of One’s Country", was published in 1946 and was well-received by critics and readers alike. He went on to write several other novels and short story collections, including "Abzianid" and "The Tragedy of Dera". His works often dealt with themes such as Ethiopian identity, culture clash, and political upheaval. Tekle Hawaryat passed away in Addis Ababa in 1969, leaving behind a legacy as one of Ethiopia's most influential writers.

In addition to his literary work, Tekle Hawaryat was also involved in politics. He was a member of the progressive wing of the Ethiopian aristocracy and was appointed to various government positions throughout his career. He was a strong advocate for Ethiopian nationalism and worked to promote education and modernization in the country. He also played an important role in Ethiopia's resistance against Italian occupation during World War II. Tekle Hawaryat's contributions to literature and politics have made him an enduring figure in Ethiopian history and culture.

In recognition of his contributions to both literature and politics, Tekle Hawaryat was awarded numerous honors during his lifetime, including the Order of Solomon, the highest honor in the Ethiopian Empire. After his death, the Tekle Hawaryat Literary Award was established in his honor, which is awarded annually to outstanding Ethiopian writers. His literary works have been translated into several languages and are still read and studied today. Tekle Hawaryat's influence on Ethiopian literature and politics can still be felt today, and he is regarded as one of the most important figures in Ethiopian history.

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