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diplomat , educator , consultant , President

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