Duke of Addis Abeba

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Duke of Addis Abeba (Italian: Duca di Addis Abeba) is a hereditary title in the Italian nobility which was bestowed at the Italian conquest of Ethiopia as a victory title by King Victor Emmanuel III for Marshal Pietro Badoglio after he led Italian troops into Addis Ababa on May 5, 1936.

On the May 5, 1936, Benito Mussolini declared King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy the new Emperor of Ethiopia and Ethiopia an Italian province. On the same occasion, Marshal Pietro Badoglio was appointed the first Viceroy of Ethiopia and made "Duke of Addis Abeba" by the king.

List of dukes of Addis Abeba[edit]