Friday, December 03, 2021

TIMOTEO HA`ALILIO - HAWAIIAN KINGDOM PATRIOT

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Because of the brave and tireless work of Hawaiian Kingdom statesman Timoteo Ha`lilo, on November 28, 1843 France and Great Britain formally recognized the Sandwich Islands (the Hawaiian Kingdom) as a sovereign, independent nation-state.

After this great victory for his country and on the way back home by ship Timothy Ha Ľalilio died at sea on this day, December 3 in 1844 from tuberculosis. He was only 36 years old.