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Rt. Hon. Ratu Sir Kamisese Kapaiwai Tuimacilai Mara

BORN : 13 MAY 1920, Vanuabalavu,Lau,Fiji
Source : Who's Who in Fiji 1990 Y
DIED : 18 APR 2004

FATHER : Ratu Tevita Uluilakeba [4 OCT 1898 - 4 OCT 1966]
MOTHER : Adi Lusiana Qolikoro Fonolahi [1902 - 4 JUL 1960]

PARTNER : Ro Adi Lady Lalabalavu Litia Katoafutoga Tuisawau [3 JAN 1931 - 20 JUL 2004]
Union: 22 SEP 1950

  1. Adi Ateca Mara [1951 - ]
  2. Adi Vasemaca Koila Mara [1953 - ]
  3. Adi Asenaca Kakua Margaret Mara
  4. Ratu Alifereti Finau Mara [1960 - ]
  5. Ratu Litia Cakobau Mara
  6. Ratu Jioji Tuisawau Cokanauto Mara
  7. Adi Elenoa Mara
  8. Ratu Tevita Uluilakeba Mara



NOTES:
3rd Tui Lau 1973/2004 and 7th Tui Nayau and Sau Ni Vanua 1969/2004
1st Prime Minister of Fiji 1970/1992
2nd President of Fiji 1994/2000
Head of the chiefly Vuanirewa clan. He was educated in Fiji 1926/1940 and at the Sacred Heart College, N.Z. 1940/1941, Otago University, N.Z. 1942/1945, Wadham College, Oxford 1946/1949 (MA), Honorary Fellow 1971, London School of Economics 1961/1 962 (Dip. Econ. and Soc. Admin.). Meritorious Service Decoration, Chancellor of the Order of Fiji, Companion of the Order of Fiji, Knight of the Most Venerable Order of St John of Jesuralem, Knight Grand Cross of the Pian Order with Star [1995] , G.C.M.G. [cr.1983], Order of Diplomatic Service Merit, Korea [1978], Grand Master of the Order of the National Lion,Dakar,Senegal [1975], K.B.E. [cr.1969], O.B.E. [cr.1961], P.C. [cr.1973], LL.D. (Hon. Otago) [1973], Administrative Officer, Colo nial Services, Fiji 1950; MLC 1953/- and MEC 1959/1961; Member for Natural Resources and Leader of Government Business; Chief Minister and Member of Council of Ministers 1967/1970; Prime Minister of Fiji 1970/1987; Prime Minister (Interim Governme nt) 1987/1992, First Acting President, Republic of Fiji 1992/1994, President and Commander-in-Chief 1994/2000, Pacific Man of the Century 2000, Lieutenant, Fiji Military Forces 1956, Athletics & Cricket Blue Otago University, NZ and Athletics Blu e Oxford University, UK; Author of ˘The Pacific Way-A Memoir÷.



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