King Of Tonga Dies In Hospital19 March 2012
He died at a hospital in Hong Kong on Sunday (18Mar12), according to Tongan government officials.
A cause of death has not been released.
Crown Prince Tupouto'a Lavaka, who was with his father when he passed away, is to become the South Pacific nation's monarch.
George V ascended to the throne in 2006 following the death of his father, Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV.
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