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Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca

(Former President of Malta)

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca served as the ninth President of the Republic of Malta between 2014 and 2019.

Her nomination as President was, for the first time in the history of the Maltese National Parliament, approved unanimously by a parliamentary resolution of the House of Representatives taken on 1st April 2014, marking a development in the constitutional history of Malta. She took the oath of President of Malta on 4th April 2014.

At the age of 55 years, Coleiro Preca was the youngest President of the country and is the second woman to occupy the office of Head of State after 32 years.

Her time in office saw the establishment of a number of entities for nurturing dialogue and fostering unity and a culture of positive peace. Amongst these establishments are the Malta Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society and the Malta Trust Foundation. 

The president emeritus currently has ten projects working for the overall good of every member of society.