Today marks the 7th anniversary of Dom Mintoff’s death

It is seven years to the day since the death of former Prime Minister and Partit Laburista leader Duminku (Dom) Mintoff.

He was born in Cospicua in 1916 and died at the age of 96.

Mintoff was a Member of Parliament between 1947 and 1998 and contested 13 general elections over half a century. He was Prime Minister of Malta from 1955 until 1958 and then from 1971 until 1984.

On the 6th August, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat paid homage to the former politician on the 103rd anniversary of his birth.