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Ruben Kun

In office
December 19, 1996 – February 13, 1997
Preceded by Kennan Adeang
Succeeded by Kinza Clodumar

Profession Lawyer
The Honourable
 Ruben Kun MP

Member of the Nauruan Parliament
for Buada
In office
January 25, 1971 – November 16, 1992
Preceded by Totouwa Depaune
Succeeded by Tamaiti Star
In office
November 20, 1995 – April 8, 2000
Preceded by Tamaiti Star
Succeeded by Terangi Adam

Born 30 March 1942(1942-03-30)
Nationality Nauru Nauruan
Religion Christian

HE Ruben James Tullen Kun (b. March 30, 1942) is a political figure from the Pacific nation of Nauru and was President of the Republic of Nauru.


Early career

Ruben Kun is a lawyer by training.

He has been Speaker of the Nauruan Parliament [1].

Kun served as finance minister, prior to assuming Presidential office.

President of Nauru

Kun succeeded Kennan Adeang as President of Nauru from December 19, 1996 to February 13, 1997, and was himself succeeded in that office by Kinza Clodumar.


Under the Pacific Solution asylum policy, Australia has an arrangement with Nauru that allows asylum seekers arriving in Australia to be detained on the island. Kun is now representing detainees in a case before the nation's Supreme Court.

See also


  1. ^ Europa World Year book 1985

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