Information about Va'aleto'a Sualauvi II

Va'aleto'a Sualauvi II (29 April 1947 - )

Va'aleto'a Sualauvi II is the O le Ao o le Malo (head of state) of Samoa, in office since 2017. He has served as Tuimaleali'ifano since 1977. His other titles are Tui A'ana and Tama'aiga.

Sualauvi is a member of the Taua'ana dynasty.

He is the great-grandson of one of the Mau a Pule leaders, Tuimaleali'ifano Fa'aoloi'i, and nephew of original member of the Council of Deputies, Tuimaleali'ifano Suatipatipa II. He worked as a lawyer and previously was a Samoan Police Chief Inspector and a secondary school teacher. He was a police officer in New Zealand for three years. He also served as a public trustee, barrister and solicitor in the Supreme Court of Samoa. He is an elder deacon and also a lay preacher for the village of Matautu Falelatai and has preached sermons in Australia and New Zealand for the Christian Congregational Church of Samoa. He was a member of the Council of Deputies to the Head of State from 1993 to 2001 and since 2004.

He was sworn in as O le Ao o le Malo on 21 July 2017.

Va'aleto'a Sualauvi II reigned in...
Reigned asIn CountryFromToCoins Issued
Tufuga Efi and Va'aletoa Sualauvi II Flag of Samoa Samoa 11 May 2007 20 June 2007
Va'aleto'a Sualauvi II Flag of Samoa Samoa 21 July 2017 5
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