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Censu Tabone

Censu Tabone, former president of Malta, ophthalmic consultant, former diplomat, educator. Secretary general Nationalist Party, Malta, 1962-1974, deputy leader, 1974-1977, president executive committee; Fellow Royal College Surgeons (Edinburgh).

Background

  • Tabone, Censu was born on March 30, 1913 in Gozo, Malta. Son of Nicolo and Elisa Calleja.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Malta, 1937. Diploma in Ophthalmology, Oxford University, 1946. Diploma in Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery, London University, 1947.

      Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence, S.A. London University, 1962. Doctor of Medicine (honorary), Beijing Medical College. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Malta.

    Career

    • Army medical officer, 1939-1946. Clinical officer Royal Eye Hospital, London, 1946. Consultant St. Luke's Hospital, Victoria Hospital, King George V Hospital, Malta.

      Medical consultant World Health Organization, 1952-1959. Member Parliament, Malta, 1966-1989. Minister of labour Malta, 1966-1971.

      Minister foreign affairs Malta, 1987-1989. President of Malta, 1989-1994. Member panel Trachoma experts World Health Organization.

      Visiting professor international affairs, University Malta.

    Membership

    Secretary general Nationalist Party, Malta, 1962-1974, deputy leader, 1974-1977, president executive committee. Fellow Royal College Surgeons (Edinburgh).

    Connections

    • Married Maria Wirth, November 1941. Children: Marilise, Colin, Helen, Monica, Vincent, Patricia, Francis, Joseph (deceased), Anna.
    • father: Nicolo Calleja
    • mother: Elisa Calleja
    • spouse: Maria Wirth
    • children: Marilise Tabone
    • Colin Tabone
    • Helen Tabone
    • Monica Tabone
    • Vincent Tabone
    • Patricia Tabone
    • Francis Tabone
    • Joseph Tabone (deceased)
    • Anna Tabone
    Censu Tabone
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    Born March 30, 1913
    Nationality
    • 1937
      University Malta
    • 1946
      Oxford University
    • 1947
      London University
    • 1962
      Societe Anonyme London University
    • 1939 - 1946
      Army medical officer
    • 1946
      clinical officer, Royal Eye Hospital
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1952 - 1959
      medical consultant, World Health Organization
    • 1966 - 1989
      member, Parliament
      Malta
    • 1966 - 1971
      minister of labour Malta
    • 1987 - 1989
      minister foreign affairs Malta
    • 1989 - 1994
      President, of Malta
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