Famous Maltese People You’ve Never Heard Of

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In fairness, you may have heard of some of these people, but they aren’t necessarily people who immediately spring into our collective consciousness. Here they are: Joseph Calleia, Actor This entry not with reference to the internationally famous opera singer of the present day – note the Anglicisation of the Calleja surname. Rather, it’s with …

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Malta 100 Years Ago

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If we look back 100 years into Maltese history, that takes us back to 1915. Back then, World War I, also known as the Great War, was raging across Europe following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in June 1914. General Election On 19th and 20th January 1915, a general election took place …

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Top Endemic Maltese Species

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Some 78 endemic species have been recorded in the Maltese Islands to date, which is a significant number when considering how small the archipelago’s total area is. An endemic species is a species of plant or animal which is unique to a particular place or area. Here are some of the top Maltese ones: Maltese …

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Remembering the Mass Maltese Migration

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It is said that more people of Maltese descent live away from our shores than live here natively, with the largest communities of Maltese emigrants in existence living in Canada, the UK and Australia. The Beginning The Maltese started to emigrate during the 19th Century. The first place they settled was the North African coast, …

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When the Computer Came to Malta

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Computers are such a big part of our daily lives that it now seems hard to imagine a time before they were around. The same goes for the insurance business – computers have revolutionised the way we go about our operations, as well as helping to speed up and better perform administrative tasks. 1970s They …

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