Halaevalu Mata'aho


Age: 90

queen mother of the South Pacific island kingdom of Tonga who dedicated her time to helping the elderly and those with disabilities, who was the mother of two Tongan kings George Tupou V (d. 2012) and the current monarch King Tupou IV.

Cause of Death: Brief illness

Born: May 29, 1926

Died: February 19, 2017

Auckland, New Zealand