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Governors, Governor-Generals, Presidents, Prime Ministers and Chief Justices of Malta.

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BRITISH GOVERNORS OF MALTA (1815-1964)

GOVERNORSHIP

NAME

Treaty of Paris, dated 30 May,1814 stipulates: "The island of Malta and its dependencies shall belong in full right and sovereignty to his Britannic majesty". Ratified by Congress of Vienna.

1815-1824

MAITLAND, Thomas (appointed 1813)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Maitland_(British_Army_officer)

1824-1826

ROWDEN, Francis

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Rawdon-Hastings,_1st_Marquess_of_Hastings

1827-1836

PONSONBY, Frederic

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Cavendish_Ponsonby

1836-1843

BOUVERIE, Henry

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Bouverie

1843-1847

STUART, Patrick

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Stuart_(British_Army_general)

1847-1851

MOORE O' FERRALL, Richard

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_More_O%27Ferrall

1851-1858

REID, William

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Reid_(British_Army_officer)

1858-1864

GASPARD LE MARCHANT, John

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Le_Marchant_(British_Army_officer,_born_1803)

1864-1867

STORKS, Henry

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knight_Storks

1867-1872

GRANT, Patrick

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Grant

1872-1878

VAN STRAUBENZEE, Charles 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_van_Straubenzee

1878-1884

BORTON, Arthur 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Borton_(British_Army_officer)

1884-1888

LITORN SIMMONDS, John 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lintorn_Simmons

1888-1890

TORRENS, Henry

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Torrens

1890-1893

SMYTH, Henry Augustus

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Augustus_Smyth

1893-1899

LYON FEMANTLE, Arthur

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Lyon_Fremantle

1899-1903

GRENFELL, F.W. 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Grenfell,_1st_Baron_Grenfell

1903-1907

MANSFIELD CLARKE, James

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Charles_Clarke,_3rd_Baronet

1907-1909

GRANT, Henry

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Grant_(British_Army_officer)

1909-1915

RUNDLE, Henry Leslie

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leslie_Rundle

1915-1919

SANFORD, Paul

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Methuen,_3rd_Baron_Methuen

1919-1924

PLUMER, Herbert

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Plumer,_1st_Viscount_Plumer

1924-1927

NORRIS CONGREVE, Walter

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Norris_Congreve

1927-1931

DUCANE, Philip John

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Philip_Du_Cane

1931-1936

CAMPBELL, John Graham

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Campbell_(British_Army_officer)

1936-1940

BONHAM CARTER, Charles

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Bonham-Carter

1940-1942

DOBBIE, William

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Dobbie

1942-1944

Gort, V.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Vereker,_6th_Viscount_Gort

1944-1946

SCHREIBER, Edmund

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmond_Schreiber

1946-1949

DOUGLAS, Francis

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Douglas,_1st_Baron_Douglas_of_Barloch

1949-1954

CREASY, Gerald

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Creasy

1954-1959

LAYCOCK, Robert

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Laycock

1959-1962

GRANTHAM, Guy

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Grantham

1962-1964

DORMAN, Maurice

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Henry_Dorman

Independence of Malta, 21 September 1964

   
       

Governors General of Malta

 

PRESIDENCY

NAME

GENEALOGY

in hyperlink with surname.

 

Independence of Malta, 21 September 1964

 

1964-1974

MAMO, Anthony Joseph

   

Malta becomes a Republic, 13 December 1974

 
       

Presidents of Malta

 

PRESIDENCY

NAME

GENEALOGY

in Hyperlink with surname.

 

Malta becomes a Republic, 13 December 1974

 

1974-1976

MAMO, Anthony Joseph

1976-1981

BUTTIGIEG, Anton

1981-1982

HYZLER, Albert (Acting President)

1982-1987

BARBARA, Agatha

1987-1989

XUEREB, Paul (Acting President)

1989-1994

TABONE, Vincent

1994-1999

MIFSUD BONNICI, Ugo

1999-2004

DEMARCO, Guido

2004-2009

FENECH ADAMI, Edward

2009-2014

ABELA, George

2014 -2019

COLEIRO PRECA, Marie Louise

2019 -

VELLA, George

 

CHIEF JUSTICES OF MALTA

TENURE OF OFFICE

NAME

GENEALOGY

Hyperlink with surname.

TYPE OF HONOUR

1814-18

BORG OLIVIER, Giuseppe

G.C.M.G.

1819-26

WRIGHT, Walter Rodwell

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waller_Rodwell_Wright

-

1826-38

STODDART, John

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Stoddart

-

1839-53

BONAVITA, Ignazio Gavino

K.C.M.G.

1854-59

DINGLI, Paolo

K.C.M.G.

1859-80

MICALLEF, Antonio

G.C.M.G.

1880-94

DINGLI, Adrian

K.C.M.G.

1895-1913

CARBONE, Giuseppe

K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O.

1915-19

FRENDO AZOPARDI, Vincent

Kt.Bach.

1919-23

REFALO, Michelangelo

Kt.Bach.

1924-40

MERCIECA, Arturo

Kt.Bach.

1941-52

BORG, George

Kt.Bach.

1952-57

CAMILLERI, Luigi

Kt.Bach.

1957-71

MAMO, Anthony Joseph

Kt.Bach.

1971-81

CREMONA, John J.

-

1981-87

SCHEMBRI, Carmelo

-

1987-90

HARDING, Hugh W.

-

1990-95

MIFSUD BONNICI, Giuseppe

-

1995-2002

SAID PULLICINO, Joseph

-

2002

ARRIGO, Noel

-

2002-2010

DE GAETANO, Vincent

-

2010 -2018.

CAMILLERI, Silvio

2018 -

AZZOPARDI, Joseph

   

Prime Ministers of Malta 

PREMIERSHIP

NAME

GENEALOGY

in Hyperlink on surname.

Party

1921-1923

HOWARD, Joseph

Unione Politica Maltese

1923-1924

BUHAGIAR, Francesco

Panzavecchia Party

1924-1927

MIFSUD, Ugo

Nationalist Party

1927-1932

STRICKLAND, Gerald

Constitutional Party

1932-1933

MIFSUD, Ugo

Nationalist Party

Constitution Suspended

1947-1950

BOFFA, Paul

Malta Labour Party and later Malta Workers Party

1950

MIZZI, Enrico

Nationalist Party

1950-1955

BORG OLIVIER, Giorgio

Nationalist Party

1955-1958

MINTOFF, Dom

Malta Labour Party

Constitution Suspended

1962-1971

BORG OLIVIER, Giorgio

Nationalist Party

1971-1976

MINTOFF, Dom

Malta Labour Party

1976-1981

MINTOFF, Dom

Malta Labour Party

1981-1984

MINTOFF, Dom

Malta Labour Party

1984-1987

MIFSUD BONNICI, Karmenu

Malta Labour Party

1987-1992

FENECH ADAMI, Edward

Nationalist Party

1992-1996

FENECH ADAMI, Edward

Nationalist Party

1996-1998

SANT, Alfred

Malta Labour Party

1998-2004

FENECH ADAMI, Edward

Nationalist Party

2004-2013

GONZI, Lawrence

Nationalist Party

2013 -2020

Muscat, Joseph

Malta Labour Party

2020-                                                        

Abela, Robert Malta Labour Party
 

 

 

 

 

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