Sanato Kapisi Toleafoa

25 February 1920–4 July 1998 (Age 78)
Lepea, Tuamasaga, Upolu, Samoa

The Life of Sanato Kapisi

When Sanato Kapisi Toleafoa was born on 25 February 1920, in Lepea, Tuamasaga, Upolu, Samoa, his father, Paniani Toleafoa, was 32 and his mother, Silivelia Godinet, was 29. He died on 4 July 1998, in Upolu, Samoa, at the age of 78, and was buried in Samoa.

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Sanato Kapisi Toleafoa
Tua'upu Seumanutafa

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World Events (3)


Age 19

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

Age 42

Western Samoa becomes independent, the first Pacific island nation to do so.

Age 77

Western Samoa changes its name to Samoa, a move which causes some tension with American Samoa.

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