Tulaga Manuella

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His Excellency
Sir Tulaga Manuella
Governor-General of Tuvalu
In office
21 June 1994 – 26 June 1998
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister Kamuta Latasi
Bikenibeu Paeniu
Preceded by Sir Tomu Sione
Succeeded by Sir Tomasi Puapua
Personal details
Born (1936-08-26)26 August 1936

Sir Tulaga Manuella, GCMG, MBE (born 26 August 1936)[1] is a political figure from the Pacific nation of Tuvalu.


Prior to embarking on a political role, Manuella was previously a civil service accountant and secretary of the Church of Tuvalu.

Governor General of Tuvalu[edit]

Manuella was appointed Governor-General of Tuvalu on June 21, 1994, as the representative of HM Queen Elizabeth II, who is Tuvalu's head of state.[2] He served in this office until June 26, 1998.[3]

Personal honours[edit]

Manuella was knighted in 1996.

See also[edit]

Preceded by
Sir Tomu Sione
Governor-General of Tuvalu
Succeeded by
Sir Tomasi Puapua


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  2. ^ Europa World Year Book 2004: Book 2. Taylor & Francis Group. September 2004. p. 4269. ISBN 978-1-85743-255-8. Retrieved 27 September 2010. 
  3. ^ Craig, Robert D. (2010). Historical Dictionary of Polynesia. Scarecrow Press.