Peter M. Christian

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Peter Martin Christian
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President of the Federated States of Micronesia
Assumed office
11 May 2015
Vice PresidentYosiwo George
Preceded byManny Mori
Personal details
Born (1947-10-16) 16 October 1947 (age 71)
Pohnpei, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
(now Federated States of Micronesia)
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Maurina Weilbacher
Alma materUniversity of Hawaii, Manoa

Peter Martin Christian (born 16 October 1947) is the 8th President of the Federated States of Micronesia elected 11 May 2015. Peter Martin Christian was elected as a senator in 2007 representing Pohnpei at-large and re-elected in 2011.[1] He served as the Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Communication during his 2007 term in Congress.[2]

Supreme Court Associate Justice Beauleen and Carl-Worswick administered the oath of office to Peter M. Christian and the vice president, and all the members of the 19th FSM Congress.

Christian has Indonesian blood ties. He is the third generation of a family from Haria, Maluku in Indonesia.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Seventeenth Congress of the FSM Elects the President and Vice President of the FSM". Retrieved 2015-05-12.
  2. ^ "Halbert new speaker of FSMs' Eighteenth Congress". Public Information Center. Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Jokowi Appreciates Peter Christian Commitment to Respect Indonesia Territorial Integrity". Retrieved 26 July 2018.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Manny Mori
President of Micronesia