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George Tupou V

1948 - 2012

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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 2006 until his own death six years later. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Tupou V has received more than 410,594 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia. George Tupou V is the 1,384th most popular politician (up from 1,687th in 2019), the most popular biography from Tonga and the most popular Tongan Politician.

George Tupou V was the King of Tonga from 1918 until his death in 2012. He was the son of King Tupou IV and Queen Halaevalu Mata'aho.

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Among politicians, George Tupou V ranks 1,384 out of 15,577Before him are Rodolfo Graziani, Johan de Witt, Yang Guifei, Mohammed Nadir Shah, Takeda Shingen, and Wenceslaus II of Bohemia. After him are Urho Kekkonen, Lothair of France, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Æthelred I, King of Wessex, Manco Cápac, and Alfonso V of Aragon.

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Among people born in 1948, George Tupou V ranks 21Before him are Hassan Rouhani, Andrzej Sapkowski, Jan Palach, Kathy Bates, Henning Mankell, and Frank Abagnale. After him are Luiz Felipe Scolari, Marcello Lippi, Klaus Meine, Keke Rosberg, Yoshihide Suga, and Antonín Panenka. Among people deceased in 2012, George Tupou V ranks 13Before him are Ahmed Ben Bella, Eric Hobsbawm, Carroll Shelby, Michael Clarke Duncan, Theo Angelopoulos, and Jon Lord. After him are Rita Levi-Montalcini, Yitzhak Shamir, Ernest Borgnine, Sylvia Kristel, Elinor Ostrom, and Robin Gibb.

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Among people born in Tonga, George Tupou V ranks 1 out of 13After him are Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV (1918), Tupou VI (1959), Sālote Tupou III (1900), George Tupou I (1797), George Tupou II (1874), Feleti Sevele (1944), Pōhiva Tuʻiʻonetoa (1951), ʻAkilisi Pōhiva (1941), Soane Patita Paini Mafi (1961), Paea Wolfgramm (1969), and Tupoutoʻa ʻUlukalala (1985).


Among politicians born in Tonga, George Tupou V ranks 1After him are Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV (1918), Sālote Tupou III (1900), George Tupou I (1797), George Tupou II (1874), Feleti Sevele (1944), Pōhiva Tuʻiʻonetoa (1951), ʻAkilisi Pōhiva (1941), and Siaosi Sovaleni (1970).