René Reynaldo Harris Death
René Reynaldo Harris, a Nauruan politician who served as President of Nauru four times between 1999 and 2004 (1999-2000, 2001-2003, 2003 and 2003-2004) has passed away. According to multiple reports, René Harris died on July 5, 2008.
Who Was René Reynaldo Harris?
René Harris, four times president of the tiny island nation of Nauru, was one of the South Pacific’s most controversial politicians. He was a larger-than-life character: physically rotund, with a forceful personality and a ruthless reputation.
Harris, who suffered from diabetes for some years, continued as an MP until 2008. He died on July 5, 2008.