|President of Nauru|
19 December 1996 – 13 February 1997
|Preceded by||Kennan Adeang|
|Succeeded by||Kinza Clodumar|
|Member of the Nauruan Parliament|
25 January 1971 – 16 November 1992
|Preceded by||Totouwa Depaune|
|Succeeded by||Tamaiti Star|
20 November 1995 – 8 April 2000
|Preceded by||Tamaiti Star|
|Succeeded by||Terangi Adam|
30 March 1942|
Ruben Kun is a lawyer by training.
He has been Speaker of the Nauruan Parliament.
Kun served as finance minister, prior to assuming Presidential office.
President of Nauru
Under the Pacific Solution asylum policy, Australia has an arrangement with Nauru that allows asylum seekers arriving in Australia to be detained on the island. Kun is now representing detainees in a case before the nation's Supreme Court.
- Journal de la Société des Océanistes. p. 322.
- Europa World Year book 1985