13,028 BBY (Corellia)
|Chronological and political information|
Van Tien was a Jintu Priest during the Alsakan Crisis who rose to power as the interim leader of the Alsakan Union following the assassination of Lharra on Ossus. Tien's reign saw numerous setbacks for the Union, leading to an assassination attempt against his life. Rather than be assassinated, Tien committed suicide.