Charles Pidjot

 

 

Age: 50

 

Summary: president of the Caledonian Union separatist organization since 2007 who born into a political dynasty that also included his late uncle Rock Pidjot as the first representative elected in the French National Assembly and became a leading figure in the pro-independence movement within the historic Kanak indigenous tribes in the Oceanic archipelago.

 

Cause of Death: Brief illness

 

Born: July 17, 1962

 

Died: September 11, 2012

 

Location: Tanna, Vanuatu