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 283,620 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia. George Tupou V is the 1,689th most popular politician (up from 1,988th 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 1,689 out of 15,710Before him are Shapur II, Alcide De Gasperi, Ted Kennedy, Jehu, Almanzor, and Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Baasha of Israel, Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Jehoram of Judah, Adnan Menderes, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, and Tony Blair.

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Among people born in 1948, George Tupou V ranks 25Before him are Sauli Niinistö, Andrzej Sapkowski, Frank Abagnale, Luiz Felipe Scolari, Antonín Panenka, and Steven Tyler. After him are Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Marcello Lippi, George R. R. Martin, Robert Plant, Olivia Newton-John, and Keke Rosberg. Among people deceased in 2012, George Tupou V ranks 17Before him are Yitzhak Shamir, Theo Angelopoulos, Michael Clarke Duncan, Ernest Borgnine, Carroll Shelby, and Elinor Ostrom. After him are Sylvia Kristel, John Demjanjuk, Roger Garaudy, Donna Summer, Robin Gibb, and Larry Hagman.

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Among people born in Tonga, George Tupou V ranks 1 out of 11After him are Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV (1918), Tupou VI (1959), Sālote Tupou III (1900), George Tupou I (1797), George Tupou II (1874), ʻAkilisi Pōhiva (1941), Feleti Sevele (1944), 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), ʻAkilisi Pōhiva (1941), and Feleti Sevele (1944).