Tupou VI

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Tupou VI
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King of Tonga
Reign18 March 2012 – present
CoronationJuly 4, 2015
PredecessorGeorge Tupou V
Heir apparentTupoutoʻa ʻUlukalala
Prime Minister of Tonga
Term3 January 2000 – 11 February 2006
PredecessorBaron Vaea
SuccessorFeleti Sevele
MonarchTāufaʻāhau Tupou IV
Born (1959-07-12) 12 July 1959 (age 59)
Royal Palace, Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
SpouseNanasipauʻu Tukuʻaho
IssuePrincess Lātūfuipeka Tukuʻaho
Tupoutoʻa ʻUlukalala
Prince Ata
Full name
ʻAhoʻeitu ʻUnuakiʻotonga Tukuʻaho
HouseHouse of Tupou
FatherTāufaʻāhau Tupou IV
MotherHalaevalu Mataʻaho ʻAhomeʻe
ReligionMethodism

Tupou VI (Tongan: ʻAhoʻeitu ʻUnuakiʻotonga Tukuʻaho; born July 1959) is the king of Tonga. He was chosen as the inheritor of the throne by his elder brother, Tupou V, in 2006. After Tupou V died in 2012, he inherited the throne and was given the name "Tupou VI".