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Pōmare IV, Queen of Tahiti (28 February 1813 - 17 September 1877), more properly Aimata Pōmare IV Vahine-o-Punuatera itua (otherwise known as Aimata {meaning: eye-eater, after an old custom of the ruler to eat the eye of the defeated foe} or simply as Pōmare IV), was the queen of Tahiti between 1827 and 1877. She was the daughter of Pōmare II. She succeeded as ruler of Tahitimarker after the death of her brother Pōmare III when she was only 14 years old.

She succeeded in reuniting Ra iatea and Poraporamarker (Borabora) with the kingdom of Tahiti. She ruled under the Frenchmarker administration from 1843 until 1847.

Pomare IV is buried in the Royal Mausoleum, Papa oa, Arue.

She was succeeded by Pōmare V, who reigned 1877-1880.


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