Robert Peliza

Sir Robert John "Bob" Peliza KBE GMH ED (16 November 1920 – 12 December 2011)[2] was a Gibraltarian politician.

Sir Bob Peliza

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2nd Chief Minister of Gibraltar
In office
6 August 1969 – 25 June 1972
MonarchElizabeth II
Preceded bySir Joshua Hassan
Succeeded bySir Joshua Hassan
Personal details
Born16 November 1920
Died12 December 2011(2011-12-12) (aged 91)
NationalityBritish (Gibraltarian)
Political partyIntegration with Britain Party
Spouse(s)Lady Irma Peliza


He founded and led the Integration with Britain Party and was the second Chief Minister of Gibraltar serving in office from 6 August 1969 to 25 June 1972. He was one of the members of the Constitutional Conference chaired by Malcolm Shepherd, 2nd Baron Shepherd in 1968 that drafted Gibraltar's first Constitution.[3] Peliza was also Speaker of the Gibraltar House of Assembly from 1992 to 1996 and Honorary Colonel of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment from 1993 to 1999.[4]

Peliza died on 12 December 2011 at St Bernard's Hospital in Gibraltar at the age of 91.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ International Who's Who 2000
  3. ^ The Gibraltar Constitution - 1969 Archived 2009-03-06 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "The Royal Gibraltar Regiment". Archived from the original on 14 July 2006. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
Political offices
Preceded by
Joshua Hassan
Chief Minister of Gibraltar
Succeeded by
Joshua Hassan