French Chang-Him

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French Kitchener Chang-Him (born 10 May 1938) was a Seychellois Anglican bishop in the second half of the 20th century.[1]

Born in Seychelles and son of Francis Chang-Him and Amelia Zoé, Chang-Him was educated at Lichfield Theological College and Trinity College, Toronto.[2] He became a primary school teacher in 1958 and was ordained in 1962. After a curacy in Goole he was the rector of Praslin and then Vicar general of the Seychelles.[3] In 1979 he was appointed the Bishop of The Seychelles, resigning in 2004; and in 1984 the Archbishop of the Indian Ocean, resigning in 1995.

He was married to Susan Talma (died 1996) in 1975. The couple has two twin daughters.[4]

Church of England titles
Preceded by
George Cardell Briggs
Bishop of The Seychelles
Succeeded by
Santosh Marray
Preceded by
Ernest Urban Trevor Huddleston
Archbishop of the Indian Ocean
Succeeded by
Remi Joseph Rabenirina


  1. ^ lifetime achievement award
  2. ^ Who's Who 1992 “(London, A & C Black ISBN 0-7136-3514-2)
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  4. ^ The International Who's Who 2004. Psychology Press. 2003. p. 299. ISBN 9781857432176.