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Buttigieg, Anton

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Born: 1912 AD
Died: 1983 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: Maltese
Categories: Politician

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1912 - Anton Buttigieg was born in Qala, Gozo, on the 19th of February.

1916 - He was educated at the Government Primary School, Qala.

1923-1927 - He was educated the Gozo Seminary.

1928-1930 - He was educated St Aloysius' College Malta.

1934-1940 - He graduated Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Laws.

1942-1944 - During the World War II, he served in the Police Force as Inspector and thereafter he practised Law.

1955 - He also served as an acting Magistrate.

1946-1848 - He was the Law reporter and leader writer of the "Times of Malta".

1959 - He was the Editor of "The Voice of Malta".

         - He embarked on a political career and was first elected to the House of Representatives of Malta in the Labour Party interest.

         - He was President of the Malta Labour Party, he served his country as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice and Parliamentary Affairs.

         - He was a delegate to the Malta Constitutional Conferences held in London.

1967 - He was also a representative to the Consultative Assembly in the Council of Europe.

         - He was elected Vice-President.

1976 - In October, he resigned from the House of Representatives.

         - On the 27th of December, he was elected as the second President of Malta.

1983 - He died on the 5th of May.

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