The Battle of Madab was fought in June 1788 in Ethiopia between the forces of Emperor Tekle Giyorgis I,[1] Ras Ali, and Haliu Eshte against the forces Ras Haliu Yosadiq, Wolde Gabriel, and Dejazmach Gebre. Wolde Gabriel was killed in the battle and the allied forces won.

Battle of Madab
DateJune 1788
Result Allied victory

Negus Tekle Giyorgis I

Ras Ali I of Yejju

Hailu Eshte

Ras Haliu Yosadiq Dejazmach Gebre

Wolde Gabriel  


  1. ^ Verena Böll (2004). Studia Aethiopica. Otto Harrassowitz Verlag. pp. 256–7. ISBN 978-3-447-04891-0. Retrieved 24 April 2013.