Woman to become president of Malta

First woman elected as president of Malta happened on February 16, 1982. Her name was Agatha Barbara, who was a longtime member of Parliament and three-time cabinet minister.

      February 16, 1982
      Agatha Barbara
      President of

Additional Information:

  • Agatha Barbara – Wikipedia
    Agatha Barbara (11 March 1923 – 4 February 2002) was a Maltese politician, having served as a Labour Member of Parliament and Minister.
  • Agatha Barbara Biography – family, children, parents, school, mother …
    Politician Agatha Barbara (1923–2002) achieved several significant firsts for women in her native Malta. During her long career devoted to social and economic reform, Barbara was Malta’s first female legislator, cabinet minister, and president.
  • Ms Agatha Barbara – Gov.mt
    Agatha Barbara was born in Zabbar on 11th March, 1923, the eldest daughter and the second of the nine children of Joseph and Antonia. She studied at the State Primary and Grammar Schools.

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