Tuvalu: Heads of State: 1978-2016


All Heads of State in the following index are also Heads of State in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and other realms and territories.
By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith [1]
1 Oct 1978 - ? ? 1987 Elizabeth II
By the Grace of God Queen of Tuvalu and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth [2]
? ? 1987 - Elizabeth II (x)

[1] Elizabeth II declared to be Sovereign of Tuvalu specifically under this style and titles, as recorded in the Constitution of 1986 (there shown with minor variants with no statutory significance).
[2] Style and titles decreed by Act 1 of 1987 (Cap 10); this style was in some official use even before independence on 1 Oct 1978.
Last updated on: 26 Jun 2009 04:19:11