Liliuokalani was the first and only female monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi. She assumed the throne in 1891 after her older brother King Kalākaua died. She reigned as Queen from that time until the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom in 1893.
In 1862, she got married to John Owen Dominis. Since she could not give birth to any children of her own, she adopted three children.
She was also an accomplished musician, who composed several songs during her lifetime. Her most famous song Aloha ‘Oe (Farewell to Thee) is regarded as one of Hawaii’s most common cultural symbols.
In 1893, she temporarily yielded her throne to the United States Government in order to avoid bloodshed.
In 1895, she was arrested and imprisoned after being accused of participating in an attempted counter-revolution. It was during her imprisonment that she formally abdicated her throne.
was a famous Hawaiian writer, songwriter and monarch,
who was born on
September 2, 1838. As a person born on this date, Liliuokalani is listed in our database as the 18th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 2) and the 4th most popular for the year (1838).
People born on September 2
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Liliuokalani is the 682nd most popular Virgo.
In general, Liliuokalani ranks as the 8240th
most popular famous person of all time.
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