First Lady of Malta
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Incumbent
Miriam Vella

since 4 April 2019
ResidenceSan Anton Palace

First Lady of Malta[1] or First Gentleman of Malta is the title and position held by the spouse of the president of Malta, concurrent with the president's term in office.[2] The current titleholder is First Lady Miriam Vella, who has held the position since April 2019.[1]

The president and their husbands or wives reside at the San Anton Palace.[3]

List of first ladies and gentlemen

This list includes all persons who have served as First Lady or First Gentleman.

President
No.

Portrait First Lady/Gentleman Tenure President
(Spouse, unless noted)
1 Margaret Mamo 13 December 1974

27 December 1976
Anthony Mamo
m. 1939
2 Margery Buttigieg 27 December 1976

27 December 1981
Anton Buttigieg
m. 1975
Acting First Lady
Marie Hyzler
27 December 1981

15 February 1982
Albert Hyzler
Position vacant under President Agatha Barbara as she was never married
Acting First Lady
Edwige Xuereb
16 February 1987

4 April 1989
Paul Xuereb
4 Maria Tabone 4 April 1989

4 April 1994
Ċensu Tabone
5 Gemma Mifsud Bonnici 4 April 1994

4 April 1999
Ugo Mifsud Bonnici
6 Violet de Marco 4 April 1999

4 April 2004
Guido de Marco
m. 1956[4]
7
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Mary Fenech Adami
12 October 1933 – 8 July 2011
(aged 77)

4 April 2004

4 April 2009
Eddie Fenech Adami
m. June 27, 1976
8 Margaret Abela
Born (1949-03-14) March 14, 1949 (age 73)

4 April 2009

4 April 2014
George Abela
m. 1976
9 Edgar Preca 4 April 2014

4 April 2019
Marie Louise Coleiro Preca
m. 2006[5]
10 Miriam Vella 4 April 2019

present
George Vella

References

  1. ^ a b Saliba, Norma (2019-04-04). "National flower featured in classic outfit worn by First Lady Miriam Vella". Television Malta. Archived from the original on 2019-04-07. Retrieved 2019-04-07.
  2. ^ Chetchuti, Kristina (2014-04-01). "The shy First Gentleman". Times of Malta. Archived from the original on 2017-09-03. Retrieved 2019-04-07.
  3. ^ "An inside glimpse of life at San Anton". Times of Malta. 2010-06-16. Archived from the original on 2019-04-07. Retrieved 2019-04-07.
  4. ^ Massa, Ariadne (2011-08-14). "'His involvement in politics was the part of his life I could do without'". Times of Malta. Archived from the original on 2019-04-07. Retrieved 2019-04-07.
  5. ^ "The President of Malta: Mr Edgar Preca". President of Malta. Archived from the original on 2019-04-05. Retrieved 2019-04-07.