Joseph Muscat

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Date of Birth January 22, 1974
Place of Birth Pieta, Malta
Age 46 years old
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Joseph Muscat

Joseph Muscat, is a Maltese politician who served as Prime Minister of Malta from 2013 to 2020, and Leader of the Partit Laburista from June 2008 to January 2020. Muscat was re-elected as prime minister in the elections of 3 June 2017. Previously he was a Member of the European Parliament from 2004 to 2008. He was Leader of the Opposition from October 2008 to March 2013. Muscat identifies as a progressive and liberal politician, with pro-business leanings, and has been associated with both economically liberal and socially liberal policies. Muscat succeeded Alfred Sant as party leader in 2008. He rebranded the Labour Party, which embraced an increasingly socially liberal and centrist position. The 2013 general election saw Muscat becoming Prime Minister in March 2013. His premiership was marked for pulling together a national consensus for economic growth, based on a restructured Maltese economy.

Born: January 22, 1974, Pietà, State of Malta
Political party: Labour
Spouse(s): Michelle Tanti
Children: 2
Education: University of Malta, University of Bristol
President: George Abela, Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, George Vella
Deputy: Louis Grech, Chris Fearne
Preceded by: Lawrence Gonzi
Succeeded by: Robert Abela
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About Joseph Muscat

Before taking office as Prime Minister of Malta in 2013, Muscat served a four-year term in the European Parliament and subsequently became Leader of the Labour Party.

Before Fame

After earning a bachelor's degree in public policy and business management and a master's degree in European Studies from the University of Malta, he obtained a doctorate in management research from the University of Bristol.

Achievement

Before beginning his political career, he worked for both One Radio and Super One TV and edited the web-based newspaper maltastar.com.

Family Life

Born in Pieta, Malta, he grew up in the Roman Catholic faith. He married Michelle Tanti in 2001; they had daughters named Soleil and Etoile (the French words for sun and star, respectively).

Associations

He and Censu Tabone both had prominent political careers in Malta.

Information related to Joseph Muscat

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  • Companions of Honour of the National Order of Merit (Malta)
  • Leaders of political parties in Malta
  • Leaders of the Opposition (Malta)
  • Labour Party (Malta) MEPs
  • Members of the House of Representatives of Malta
  • Alumni of the University of Malta
  • Maltese Roman Catholics
  • Honorary Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
  • Alumni of the University of Bristol
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Latest information about Joseph Muscat updated on January 14, 2021.

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