Kamehameha I

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Birthday
1, 1758
Birthplace
Hawaii
Death Date
May 8, 1819 (60)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
1, 1758
Birthplace
Hawaii
Death Date
May 8, 1819 (60)

About

Remembered for conquering and unifying the Hawaiian islands and establishing the Kingdom of Hawaii in the early Nineteenth Century, this historical figure authored a human rights law known as the Kānāwai Māmalahoe and earned the title of Kamehameha the Great.

Before Fame

After the death of his noble uncle Kalaniʻōpuʻu, he became a high-ranking cleric and was granted a large parcel of land in the Waipiʻo valley.

Trivia

His full name was Kalani PaiÊ>>ea Wohi o Kaleikini KealiÊ>>ikui Kamehameha o Ê>>Iolani i Kaiwikapu kauÊ>>i Ka Liholiho KÅ

Family Life

He was born to nobles Keōua (father) and Kekuʻiapoiwa II (mother). He had eleven wives and seven children; his oldest son, Liholiho (Kamehameha II), was Hawaii's second king.

Associated With

He and Victoria Kaiulani were both members of Hawaiian royalty.