He was the President of Ethiopia from 2001 to 2013.
Wolde-Giorgis was the second person to hold the office of President since the founding of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia in 1995.
He was chosen President on 8 October 2001, as a moderately obscure and an astonishing decision, by a consistent vote of the Ethiopian Parliament.
The Ethiopian administration is generally an emblematic office with little power.
A large portion of the power is vested in the hands of the Prime Minister.
Chosen Presidents just serve two six-year terms.
Wolde-Giorgis was re-chosen as President on 9 October 2007.
He was from the Oromo ethnic gathering. He was hitched and had five kids.
Wolde-Giorgis was an individual from the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.
Wolde-Giorgis was broadly eminent for his unusual presence at the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Meskel Demera Festivals.
Girma Wolde-Giorgis passed away at 93 years old.