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Monarch  Elizabeth II
Resigned  February 25, 2011
Spouse  Esme Ogio (m. 2011)
Name  Michael Ogio

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Prime Minister  Michael Somare Sam Abal (Acting) Peter O'Neill
Born  7 July 1942 (age 73) (1942-07-07)
Political party  People's Democratic Movement
Role  Governor-General of Papua New Guinea
Party  People's Democratic Movement
Previous office  Acting Governor-General of Papua New Guinea (2010–2011)
Office  Governor-General of Papua New Guinea since 2011
Marriage location  Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Preceded by  Jeffrey Nape (Acting)

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Sir Michael Ogio (7 July 1942 – 18 February 2017) was a Papua New Guinean politician. He served as the ninth Governor-General of Papua New Guinea. He was leader of the People's Democratic Movement party.

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He became acting governor-general on 20 December 2010 when Jeffrey Nape resigned after one week without explanation. He was elected as Governor-General in his own right on 14 January 2011 when he defeated Pato Kakeraya 65-23. He was sworn in on 25 February 2011.

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On 26 April 2011, Queen Elizabeth II conferred the honour of knighthood and invested him as Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George on his appointment as Governor-General of Papua New Guinea at Windsor Castle.

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Ogio died on 18 February 2017 in Port Moresby, at the age 74.

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References

Michael Ogio Wikipedia


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