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Samoa
 
Samoa (West Samoa), coat of arms
 
02 Oct 1873 - 10 Jun 1899 Kingdom of Samoa
14 Jul 1889               Tripartite German-UK-US protectorate
01 Mar 1900               German Protectorate
       1909               Islands annexed by USA
29 Aug 1914 - 30 Jul 1922 New Zealand Protectorate
17 Dec 1920               League of Nations mandate under New Zealand
       1925               Swain Islands annexed by USA
25 Jan 1947               UN Trust Territory
01 Jan 1962               Independence, Western Samoa
04 Jul 1997 -             Samoa
 
Kings
1800 - 1810               Tupua
1810 - 1820               Lei' ataua Tonumaipe'a Tamafaiga
1820 - 1830               Matafa Filmsounu'u
1830 - 1842               Malietoa Vai'inupo Tavita
22 May 1875 -        1876 Malietoa Laopepa (1st Time)
   May 1879 - 08 Nov 1880 Malietoa Tonumaipe Talavao
   Nov 1880 -    Jan 1887 Malietoa Laopepa (2nd Time)
   Jan 1887 -        1889 Tupua II Tamasese Titiamaea
            - 05 Dec 1889 Tupua III Malietoa To'oa Mat'afa ...... 1832-1912
                          (1st Time)
05 Dec 1889 - 22 Jun 1898 Malietoa Laopepa (3rd Time)
22 Jun      - 31 Dec 1898 Tupua III Malietoa To'oa Mat'afa (2nd Time)
31 Dec 1898 - 10 Jun 1899 Malietoa Tanumafili I ................. 1879-1939
Heads of State
01 Jan 1962 - 05 Apr 1963 Tupua Tamasese Mea'ole ................ 1905-1963
                          (co-ruler)
01 Jan 1962 - 11 May 2007 Malietoa Tanumafili II ................ 1913-2007
11 May      - 20 Jun 2007 Tuimaleali'ifano Va'aletoa Sualauvi II
20 Jun 2007 -             Tuiatua Tupua Tamasese Efi ............ 1938-
 
Prime Ministers
22 May 1875 - 08 Feb 1876 Albert Barnes Steinberger ............. 1840-1894
01 Oct 1959 - 25 Feb 1970 Mata'afa Mulinu'u II .................. 1921-1975
                          (1st Time)
25 Feb 1970 -    Mar 1973 Tupua Tamasese Lealofi IV ............. 1922-1983
                          (1st Time)
   Mar 1973 - 20 May 1975 Mata'afa Mulinu'u II (2nd Time)
21 May 1975 - 24 Mar 1976 Tupua Tamasesee Lealofi IV (2nd Time)
24 Mar 1976 - 13 Apr 1982 Tupuola Taisi Tufuga Efi
                          (1st Time)
13 Apr      - 18 Sep 1982 Va'ai Kolone .......................... 1911-2001
                          (1st Time)
18 Sep 1982 - 01 Jan 1983 Tupuola Taisi Tufuga Efi (2nd Time)
01 Jan 1983 - 30 Dec 1985 Tofilau Eti Alesana ................... 1921-1999
                          (1st Time)
30 Dec 1985 - 08 Apr 1988 Va'ai Kolone (2nd Time)
08 Apr 1988 - 23 Nov 1998 Tofilau Eti Alesana (2nd Time)
23 Nov 1998 -             Tuilaepa Sailele Malaepa Aiono Sailele
 
 

American Samoa
 
1909 Annexed by US
 
Kings
1800-1828 Taalolomana Fanaese
1828-1836 Tauveve
1836-1888 Tauilima Alalamua
01 Jul 1891 - 29 Oct 1895 Matelita
       1899 - 02 Apr 1909 Elisara

Swain Islands
 
Governors
13 Oct 1856 - 04 Dec 1878 Jennings, Eli Hutchinson
04 Dec 1878 - 25 Oct 1891 Jennings, Malia
25 Oct 1891 - 24 Oct 1920 Jennings, Eli Hutchinson Jr.
24 Oct 1920 -    Aug 1921 Jennings, Anne Eliza
   Aug 1921 - 04 Mar 1925 Jennings, Alexander

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