1799 - circa 1867)
Webe Hayla Maryam, an Ethiopian statesman, ruled over Tegre
and Semen from 1831-1855.
He was the son of
Dajazmach Hayla Maryam. In his youth he played a major role in extending his father's
dominion towards Walqayet and Woggara to the west of Tegre in what is now Bagemder
SOURCE: Encyclopaedia Africana: Dictionary of African Biography®™ Volume 1: Ethiopia &