Paulias Matane Politician

Sir Paulias Nguna Matane GCL, GCMG, OBE, KStJ (born 21 September 1931) was the eighth Governor-General of Papua New Guinea, serving from 29 June 2004 to 13 December 2010. His memoir My Childhood in New Guinea has been on the school curriculum since the 1970s, and for many years he wrote a column in the newspaper The National.

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Paulias Matane
Alias (AKA)Paulias Nguna Matane
Birth dateSeptember 12, 1931
Birth place
Papua New Guinea , East New Britain Province

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monarch
Elizabeth II
office8th Governor-General of Papua New Guinea
prime minister
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