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List of famous politicians from Tonga, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Tonga politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Tonga politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Tonga and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Tonga, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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Baron Vaea is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Tonga
Baron Vaea Died at 88 (1921-2009) Siaosi Tuʻihala ʻAlipate Vaea Tupou, who was more commonly known as Baron Vaea, was a Prime Minister of Tonga. Vaea was a nephew of Queen Sālote, who ruled Tonga from 1918 until 1965, and a ...more

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Feleti Sevele is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Tonga
Feleti Sevele age 74 Lord Sevele of Vailahi, was the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Tonga from 30 March 2006 to 22 December 2010.

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George Tupou I is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Tonga
George Tupou I Died at 96 (1797-1893) George Tupou I, King of Tonga, was originally known as Tāufaʻāhau I, or Tupou Maeakafaua Ngininginiofolanga in modern spelling. He adopted the name Siaosi, the Tongan version of George, after ...more

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George Tupou V is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Tonga
George Tupou V Died at 64 (1948-2012) George Tupou V was the King of Tonga following the death of his father, Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV in 2006, until his own death six years later.

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Sālote Tupou III is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Tonga
Sālote Tupou III Died at 65 (1900-1965) Sālote Mafile‘o Pilolevu Tupou III, KGCP, KGCTG, KGCGT, but usually named only Sālote, was queen regnant of Tonga from 5 April 1918 to her death in 1965.

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Sialeʻataongo Tuʻivakanō is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Tonga
Sialeʻataongo Tuʻivakanō age 66 Siale ʻAtaongo Kaho is a Tongan politician who served as the Prime Minister of Tonga from 2010 to 2014. Tu'ivakano is now the Speaker of the Tongan Parliament.

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Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Tonga
Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV Died at 88 (1918-2006) Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, son of Queen Sālote Tupou III and her consort Prince Viliami Tungī Mailefihi, was the king of Tonga from the death of his mother in 1965 until his own death in 2006.

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Fatafehi Tu'ipelehake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Tonga
Fatafehi Tu'ipelehake Died at 77 (1922-1999) Sione Ngū Manumataongo Tukuʻaho, also known as HRH Prince Fatafehi Tu'ipelehake, was the youngest son of Sālote Tupou III and was educated in Tonga and Australia. Tu'ipelehake is a traditional ...more

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Tupou VI is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Tonga
Tupou VI age 59 Tupou VI is the King of Tonga. He is the younger brother and successor of the late King George Tupou V. He was officially confirmed by his brother on 27 September 2006 as the heir presumptive to ...more

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Viliami Tungī Mailefihi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Tonga
Viliami Tungī Mailefihi Died at 54 (1887-1941) Viliami Tungī Mailefihi was a Tongan chief, one time Crown Prince, and consort of Queen Sālote Tupou III. He served as Prime Minister of Tonga from 1923 until his death. He was the son of Siaosi ...more