Timeline of Addis Ababa

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Addis Ababa, Oromia Region, Ethiopia.

Prior to 20th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

  • 1903 - Eucalyptus trees planted.[1]
  • 1904
    • Mint established.[3]
    • Asmara-Addis telephone line constructed.[3]
  • 1906 - Telegraph office[3] and Menelik II school established.[6]
  • 1907
    • Ras Makonnen bridge constructed.[3]
    • Itegue Taitu Hotel in business.[7]
  • 1908 - Tefere Makonnen high school established.[8]
  • 1913 - Courrier d'Ethiopie newspaper begins publication.
  • 1917 - Djibouti-Addis Ababa railway begins operating.[9]
  • 1922
  • 1924 - Medhane Alem school established.[6]
  • 1928 - Empress Menen school established.[6]

1930s-1940s[edit]

1950s-1960s[edit]

1970s-1980s[edit]

1990s[edit]

21st century[edit]

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Zewde 2005.
  2. ^ a b Palen 1974.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Pankhurst 1961.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Ethiopia Profile: Timeline". BBC News. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c Siegbert Uhlig, ed. (2007). Encyclopaedia Aethiopica. 3. Otto Harrassowitz Verlag. ISBN 978-3-447-05607-6. 
  6. ^ a b c d e Gould 1973.
  7. ^ Philip Briggs (2012). Ethiopia (6th ed.). UK: Bradt Travel Guides. ISBN 9781841624143. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g Shiferaw Assefa (2010), "Ethiopia: Libraries, Archives and Museums", in Marcia J. Bates, Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, ISBN 9780849397127 
  9. ^ "Abyssinia". New International Year Book. NY: Dodd, Mead and Co. 1921. 
  10. ^ International Herald Tribune, 5 April 1936
  11. ^ a b c Harold G. Marcus (1994), A History of Ethiopia, Berkeley: University of California Press, ISBN 0520081218 
  12. ^ New York Times, 21 February 1937
  13. ^ New York Times, 24 February 1937
  14. ^ "Ethiopia: Directory". Africa South of the Sahara 2004. Regional Surveys of the World. Europa Publications. 2004. p. 429+. ISBN 1857431839. 
  15. ^ a b "About Us". Ethiopian National Archives and Library Agency. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  16. ^ "Nazret.com". Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  17. ^ Richard Green (2004). "United Nations". Chronology of International Organizations. Routledge. p. 38+. ISBN 978-1-135-35590-6. 
  18. ^ a b c d David H. Shinn; Thomas P. Ofcansky (2004). Historical Dictionary of Ethiopia. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-6566-2. 
  19. ^ a b c d "City Profile". City Government of Addis Ababa. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  20. ^ "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 1965. New York: Statistical Office of the United Nations. 1966. pp. 140–161. 
  21. ^ a b "Think Tank Directory". Philadelphia, USA: Foreign Policy Research Institute. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  22. ^ United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistical Office (1976). "Population of capital city and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 1975. New York. pp. 253–279. 
  23. ^ UN-HABITAT 2008.
  24. ^ "EEA Profile". Ethiopian Economic Association. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  25. ^ "History". Holy Trinity Theological College. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  26. ^ a b Rutten 2005.
  27. ^ "About Us". Addis Ababa: Media & Communications Center. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  28. ^ "Trade Fair". Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  29. ^ Sweco; Nordic Consulting Group (2003), Review of the Implementation Status of the Trans African Highways and the Missing Links (PDF), 2: Description of Corridors, African Development Bank and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa 
  30. ^ "Urban Inequities Report: Addis Ababa". United Nations Human Settlements Programme. Retrieved 20 February 2013.  2003?
  31. ^ "Addis Ababa Women Entrepreneurs Association". Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  32. ^ "About NARC". National AIDS Resource Center. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  33. ^ "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 or more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 2011. United Nations Statistics Division. 2012. 
  34. ^ "Riots in Addis". Global Voices. 3 November 2005. 
  35. ^ New York Times, 12 May 2006
  36. ^ "Federation of African Societies of Chemistry". Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  37. ^ "Addis International Film Festival". Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  38. ^ "Addis Ababa City Administration women, Children and Youths Affair Bureau". City Government of Addis Ababa. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  39. ^ "Movie Theaters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  40. ^ "In Ethiopia's Capital, a Resurgent Jazz Scene", New York Times, 13 November 2014 
  41. ^ Jon Abbink (2013). "Ethiopia". In Andreas Mehler; et al. Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara in 2012. Koninklijke Brill. pp. 325+. ISBN 978-90-04-25600-2. 
  42. ^ "African Union opens Chinese-funded HQ in Ethiopia". BBC News Online. BBC. 2012-01-28. 
  43. ^ "Thousands march for rights in rare Ethiopia protest". Reuters. 2 June 2013. 

This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia and the Italian Wikipedia.

Bibliography[edit]

Published in 19th-20th century
  • "Capital of Abyssinia". Scottish Geographical Magazine. 1895. 
  • P.H.G. Powell-Cotton (1902). "(Adis Ababa)". A Sporting Trip through Abyssinia. London: Rowland Ward. 
  • "Addis Ababa is New Town of Ethiopia". New York Times. May 3, 1936. 
  • Richard Pankhurst (1961). "Menelik and the Foundation of Addis Ababa". Journal of African History. 2. JSTOR 179586. 
  • W. T. S. Gould (1973). "Provision of Secondary Schools in African Cities: A Study of Addis Ababa". Town Planning Review. 44. JSTOR 40102950. 
  • J. John Palen (1974). "Housing in a Developing Nation: The Case of Addis Ababa". Land Economics. 50. JSTOR 3145012. 
  • Ahmend Zekaria; et al., eds. (1987). Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Centenary of Addis Ababa 1986. 
  • Alain Gascon (fr) (1995). "La naissance du paysage urbain à Addis Abäba (Birth of the Urban Landscape in Addis Ababa)". In Alessandro Triulzi (it). Fotografia e storia dell'Africa (in French). Università degli Studi di Napoli "L'Orientale". OCLC 34610996. 
  • Peter P. Garretson (2000). A History of Addis Abäba from Its Foundation in 1886 to 1910. Otto Harrassowitz Verlag. ISBN 978-3-447-04060-0. 
Published in 21st century

External links[edit]

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