• Fiji becomes a British crown colony.

  • A measles epidemic wipes out one-third of the Fijian population.

  • Fiji becomes an independent nation and joins the Commonwealth of Nations.

  • Fiji is fully suspended from the Commonwealth after it fails to restore democracy after being suspended and readmitted several times in the last 40 years. 

  • The Commonwealth re-instates Fiji as a full member after the country finally elects its prime minister.

  • Fiji becomes the first country in the world to approve the UN climate deal.


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