Edward Natapei

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Edward Natapei
Edward Natapei 2009.jpg
Prime Minister of Vanuatu
In office
16 June 2011 – 26 June 2011
Acting
PresidentIolu Abil
Preceded bySato Kilman
Succeeded bySato Kilman
In office
22 September 2008 – 2 December 2010
PresidentKalkot Mataskelekele
Maxime Carlot Korman (Acting)
Iolu Abil
Preceded byHam Lini
Succeeded bySato Kilman
In office
13 April 2001 – 29 July 2004
PresidentJohn Bani
Roger Abiut (Acting)
Alfred Maseng
Roger Abiut (Acting)
Preceded byBarak Sopé
Succeeded bySerge Vohor
President of Vanuatu
Acting
In office
2 March 1999 – 24 March 1999
Prime MinisterDonald Kalpokas
Preceded byJean Marie Leye Lenelgau
Succeeded byJohn Bani
Personal details
Born17 July 1954
Futuna Island, New Hebrides (now Vanuatu)[1]
Died27 July 2015
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Political partyVanua'aku Pati
Spouse(s)Leipaki Natapei

Edward Nipake Natapei Tuta Fanua`araki[2] (17 July 1954 – 27 July 2015) was a politician from Vanuatu.

He was elected Prime Minister of Vanuatu on two separate terms, and was previously the Minister of Foreign Affairs briefly in 1991, the acting President of Vanuatu from 2 March 1999 to 24 March 1999 (during a time in which he was the Speaker of Parliament), and Deputy Prime Minister.

References[change | change source]

  1. East, Roger; Thomas, Richard J. (2014). Profiles of People in Power: The World's Government Leaders. Routledge. p. 564. ISBN 978-1-317-63939-8.
  2. http://www.worldleadersindex.org/Australasia/Vanuatu.html