Funeral of King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV of Tonga

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State Funeral of King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV of Tonga in Nuku’alofa, Tonga on this day in 2006. Guests included Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan, and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. The King had reigned in the tiny Pacific country since the death of his mother, Queen Sālote, in 1965. He was succeeded by his eldest son, King George Tupou V.

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