His Majesty King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV
Years: 1971 – 1973
His Majesty the late King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV was appointed the 1st Chancellor of USP in 1971. He served a term of two years. A keen sportsman and religious preacher during his youth, he was appointed Minister for Education by Queen Salote in 1943, Minister of Health in 1944, and Premier in 1949. He was educated at Newington College and studied Law at Sydney University while being a resident at Wesley College in Sydney, Australia. His term as Chancellor ended in 1973.