Abba Gomol

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Abba Gomol
King of the Kingdom of Jimma
Reign 1862–1878
Full name Moti Abba Gomol
Predecessor Abba Bok'a
Successor Abba Jifar II
Dynasty Kingdom of Jimma

Moti Abba Gomol was a King of the Gibe Kingdom of Jimma (r. 1862–1878).

Reign[edit]

Abba Gomol was the son of Abba Bok'a and a woman from the Busase family of the Kingdom of Kaffa.

His major achievement was conquering the Kingdom of Garo, which became the southeast portion of the Kingdom of Jimma.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Herbert S. Lewis, A Galla Monarchy: Jimma Abba Jifar, Ethiopia (Madison, Wisconsin, 1965), pp. 43f.


Preceded by
Abba Bok'a
Kingdom of Jimma Succeeded by
Abba Jifar II