Tomasi Puapua

Prime Minister of Tuvalu

Sir Tomasi Puapua GCMG KBE PC (born 10 September 1938)[1] is a Tuvaluan politician. He was the Prime Minister of Tuvalu from 1981 to 1989 and then Governor-General of Tuvalu from 1998 to 2003. In 1998 he was made a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) for services to medicine, politics and the community.[2]


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  2. "Eights Supplement of Friday, 12th June 1998" (PDF). The London Gazette. Retrieved 11 April 2015.