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Information about reign: King Tupou VI

CountryTonga
From18 March 2012
To
Personal InformationKing Tupou VI of Tonga (1959 - )
Description

Tupou VI (ʻAhoʻeitu ʻUnuakiʻotonga Tukuʻaho) 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 the Tongan throne, as his brother (a bachelor) had no legitimate children. He served as Tonga's High Commissioner to Australia, and resided in Canberra until the death of King George Tupou V on 18 March 2012, when ʻAhoʻeitu ʻUnuakiʻotonga Tukuʻaho became King of Tonga, with the regnal name Tupou VI.