Faatagi Leilua Tuilagi

Maleabout 1898–

Brief Life History of Faatagi Leilua

When Faatagi Leilua Tuilagi was born about 1898, in Samoa, his father, Mika Leilua Tuilagi, was 22 and his mother, Mrs Leilua, was 22. He died in his hometown.

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    World Events (3)


    Age 1

    Germany annexes Western Samoa, the U.S. takes over eastern Samoa and Britain withdraws its claim to the islands in accordance with treaty between Germany, Britain and the U.S.


    Age 16

    New Zealand occupies Western Samoa during World War I and continues to administer it after the war by virtue of a League of Nations mandate (and a United Nations mandate after World War II).


    Age 41

    U.S. troops stationed in Western Samoa during World War II, but no battles are fought on the islands.

    Name Meaning

    Of Arabic origin, now fairly common in the English-speaking world, having been used as a name for an oriental beauty both by Byron , in The Giaour ( 1813 ) and Don Juan ( 1819–24 ), and by Lord Lytton for the heroine of his novel Leila ( 1838 ). In Arabic it means ‘night’, apparently alluding to a dark complexion.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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