1782 ca1821, Dec 7
the second king of Tahiti between 1782 and 1821. He was installed by his father Pomare I at Tarahoi, February 13, 1791. He ruled under regency from 1782 to 1803. Pomare II believed that he lost favor with the god 'Oro, and, aided by the missionary Henry Nott, he began paying more attention to the God of the Christians. He was baptised May 16, 1819 at the Royal Chapel, Pape'ete – Christianity and the support of English missionaries aided the centralisation of monarchic power.
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