By Addis Fortune
Richard Pankhurst, whose name became synonymous with the study of Ethiopian history during a long and prodigiously productive life, died on February 16, 2017, at his home in Addis Abeba. He was 90.
“He was a serious man, but kind,” said an attendee at his funeral. “He was so passionate about what he did. You could tell he really loved this country.”
Born on Dec. 3, 1927, Pankhurst grew up in an era when the world was recovering from the devastation of World War I and sights were being set increa...
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