Negasso Gidada Solon (Amharic: ነጋሶ ጊዳዳ Nägaso Gidada; 8 September 1943 – 27 April 2019) was an Ethiopian politician. He served as the President of Ethiopia from 22 August 1995 until 8 October 2001. He was a member of the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) before becoming independent. He was later a member of the House of Peoples' Representatives for Dembidolo from 2005.
|President of Ethiopia|
22 August 1995 – 8 October 2001
|Prime Minister||Meles Zenawi|
|Preceded by||Meles Zenawi (acting)|
|Succeeded by||Girma Wolde-Giorgis|
|Member of the House of Peoples' Representatives for Dembidolo|
Negasso Gidada Solon
8 September 1943
Dembidolo, Welega, Ethiopian Empire
|Died||27 April 2019 (aged 75)|
Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
|Political party||EPRDF (until 22 June 2001)|
- "Former Ethiopian president Negasso Gidada dies aged 75". IOL News. 27 April 2019. Retrieved 28 April 2019.