|Prime Minister of Tonga|
30 December 2014 – 12 September 2019
|Preceded by||Sialeʻataongo Tuʻivakanō|
|Succeeded by||Semisi Sika (acting)|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs|
20 January 2018 – 12 September 2019
|Preceded by||Siaosi Sovaleni|
|Minister of Health|
4 January 2011 – 13 January 2011
|Prime Minister||Sialeʻataongo Tuʻivakanō|
|Preceded by||Viliami Tangi|
|Succeeded by||‘Uliti Uata|
Samiuela ʻAkilisi Pōhiva
7 April 1941
|Died||12 September 2019 (aged 78)|
Auckland, New Zealand
|Political party||Democratic Party of the Friendly Islands|
|Human Rights and Democracy Movement|
|Alma mater||University of the South Pacific|
Samiuela ʻAkilisi Pōhiva (7 April 1941 – 12 September 2019) was a Tongan pro-democracy activist and politician. Pohiva was the leader of the Democratic Party of the Friendly Islands (DPFI). He was the Prime Minister of Tonga from 2014 to his death in 2019.
References[change | change source]
- "Tongan PM 'Akilisi Pohiva dies, aged 78". RNZ. 12 September 2019. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
- Tora, Iliesa (2014-12-31). "Dawn of a New Era: Pohiva is the first elected commoner to be PM" (PDF). Tonga Daily News. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-02-10. Retrieved 2015-02-09.
- "Tongan democracy activist becomes first commoner elected as PM". ABC News (Australia). 2014-12-29. Retrieved 2015-02-09.
Other websites[change | change source]
| Prime Minister of Tonga