Mata'afa Faumuina Fiame Mulinu'u II, 1921-1975

Fiame Mata'afa Faumuina Mulinu'u II, 1921-1975

The first Prime Minister of Samoa following independence (1959-1970 and 1973-1975). He held the Tama Aiga title Mata'afa, one of the four Tama Aiga chiefly titles and was also descendant from the Malietoa family. His other titles were Fiame and Faumuina. He was elected to Parliament under his title Fiame from the electoral constituency of Lotofaga. One his death his wife Laulu Fetaimalemau Mata'afa (Fetauimalemau Fuatino La'ulu / Masiofo Fetaui Mata'afa) ran for his vacant seat and entered parliament under the title Laulu. His daughter Fiame Naomi Mata'afa now holds the Fiame title and his parliamentary seat in the Electoral Constituency of Lotofaga. He was one of the framers of the Constitution of Samoa. He was honoured with a Commander of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, bestowed with the Mata'afa title in 1948.

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