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Famous Politicians from Tonga

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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

    Dec. at 88 (1921-2009)

    BirthplaceTonga

    NationalityTonga

    Siaosi Tuʻihala ʻAlipate Vaea Tupou, who was more commonly known as Baron Vaea (15 May 1921 – 7 June 2009), was a Prime Minister of Tonga. Vaea was a nephew of Queen Sālote, who ruled Tonga from 1918...  more
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    Feleti Sevele

    Age: 75

    BirthplaceNukuʻalofa, Tonga

    NationalityTonga

    Feleti Vakaʻuta Sevele, Lord Sevele of Vailahi (born 7 July 1944) was the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Tonga from 30 March 2006 to 22 December 2010....  more
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    George Tupou I

    Dec. at 96 (1797-1893)

    BirthplaceTonga

    NationalityTonga

    George Tupou I, King of Tonga (4 December 1797 – 18 February 1893) was originally known as Tāufaʻāhau I, or Tupou Maeakafa Ngininginiofolanga in modern spelling (originally Tubou Maeakafa...  more
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    George Tupou V

    Dec. at 64 (1948-2012)

    BirthplaceTongatapu, Tonga

    NationalityTonga

    George Tupou V (Tongan: Siaosi Tupou, full name: Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho Tupou; 4 May 1948 – 18 March 2012) was the King of Tonga from the death of his father Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV in...  more
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    Sālote Tupou III

    Dec. at 65 (1900-1965)

    BirthplaceTonga

    NationalityTonga

    Sālote Tupou III (born Sālote Mafile‘o Pilolevu; 13 March 1900 – 16 December 1965) was the first Queen regnant and third Monarch of the Kingdom of Tonga from 1918 to her death in 1965. She reigned...  more
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    Sialeʻataongo Tuʻivakanō

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceTonga

    NationalityTonga

    Siale ʻAtaongo Kaho, Lord Tuʻivakanō (born 15 January 1952) is a Tongan politician who served as the Prime Minister of Tonga from 2010 to 2014....  more
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    Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV

    Dec. at 88 (1918-2006)

    BirthplaceRoyal Palace, Tonga, Nukuʻalofa, Tonga

    NationalityTonga

    Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV (4 July 1918 – 10 September 2006), 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...  more
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    Fatafehi Tu'ipelehake

    Dec. at 77 (1922-1999)

    BirthplaceNukuʻalofa, Tonga

    NationalityTonga

    Prince Fatafehi Tu'ipelehake (Sione Ngū Manumataongo; born 7 January 1922 – 10 April 1999), was the youngest son of HM The Queen Sālote Tupou III and was educated in Tonga and Australia. Tu'ipelehake...  more
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    Tupou VI

    Age: 60

    BirthplaceTonga

    NationalityTonga

    ʻAhoʻeitu Tupou VI (Tongan: ‘Aho‘eitu ʻUnuakiʻotonga Tukuʻaho; born 12 July 1959) is the King of Tonga. He is the younger brother and successor of the late King George Tupou V. He was officially...  more
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    Viliami Tungī Mailefihi

    Dec. at 54 (1887-1941)

    BirthplaceTonga

    NationalityTonga

    Viliami Tungī Mailefihi (1 November 1888 – 20 July 1941) was a Tongan high chieftain and Prince Consort of Queen Sālote Tupou III. He served as Prime Minister of Tonga from 1923 until his death in...  more