Tonga King George Tupou V dies At 63
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Tonga King George Tupou V dies At 63

Nuku'alofa : Tonga | Mar 18, 2012 at 9:04 PM PDT
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Tonga's King George Tupou V died on Sunday at 3 pm in a Hong Kong hospital. Beside him is his successor Prince Tupouto'a Lavaka,.

Lord Siale'ataonga Tu'ivakanoPrime Minister confirmed the death of the king. The Prime Minester declared that the nation is mourning to the lost of their king.

The 63 year old suffered a liver problem last year that led to liver transplant. The king also diagnosed with other health problems leaving him so weak but no cause of death was announced.

King George is well know of his advocacy to a democratic government in Pacific island nation. He took power on 2006 after his father's death.

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