PRIME MINISTERS OF MALTA - SIR UGO PASQUALE MIFSUD

Sir Ugo Pasquale Mifsud (1889-1942) contributed to the granting of the Self-Government Constitution and was elected in the Legislative Assembly on the Unione Politica Maltese ticket. He held different Ministerial portfolios until being appointed Malta’s 3rd Prime Minister in 1924. Mifsud served as Leader of the Opposition between 1927 and 1930, and again as Prime Minister from June 1932 to November 1933.

PRIME MINISTERS OF MALTA - LORD GERALD STRICKLAND

Lord Gerald Strickland (1861-1940) was first elected to the Council of Government in 1888. He then served as Chief Secretary to the Colonial Government in Malta, and between 1902 and 1917 as Governor of various states within the British Empire. Upon his return to the local political scene, he set up the Anglo-Maltese Party and was elected to Legislative Assembly in 1921. After serving as Leader of the Opposition for two legislatures, he was appointed Malta’s 4th Prime Minister in 1927.

PRIME MINISTERS OF MALTA - FRANCESCO BUHAGIAR

Dr Francesco Buhagiar (1876-1934) was elected to the Legislative Assembly in the first Maltese Parliament (1921) on the Unione Politica Maltese ticket. He was appointed Minister of Justice in October 1922 and eventually Prime Minister in October of the following year. Buhagiar resigned in September 1924 to take up the seat of judge of the Superior Courts.

PRIME MINISTERS OF MALTA - JOSEPH HOWARD

Sir Joseph Howard (1862-1925) was elected as Senator In the first Maltese Parliament (1921) on the Unione Politica Maltese ticket. He was appointed Prime Minister by Governor Lord Plumer as Mgr Ignazio Panzavecchia, leader of the same party, turned down the offer since he was a member of the clergy. Howard served as Prime Minister between 26 October 1921 and 13 October 1923.

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