List of Civil Commissioners of Malta

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Civil Commissioner of Malta
Former political post
Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom (1801-1816).svg
Coat of Arms of the Civil Commissioner of Malta
Rear-Admiral Alexander John Ball (1757-1809), by Henry William Pickersgill.jpg
Predecessor French Military Governor of Malta
Successor Governor of Malta
First officeholder Sir Alexander Ball
Last officeholder Sir Hildebrand Oakes
Style His Excellency
Official residence Grandmaster's Palace
Appointer King George III
Office began 9 February 1799
Office ended 23 July 1813
Flag of the United Kingdom

The British Civil Commissioner of Malta was an official who ruled Malta during the inserruction and later the British protectorate period between 1799 and 1813. Upon the end of the Protectorate and the creation of Malta Colony in 1813, this office was replaced by that of the Governor, who represented the Government of the United Kingdom.

List of Civil Commissioners (1799–1813)[edit]

Name Portrait Born-Died From To
Sir Alexander Ball Rear-Admiral Alexander John Ball (1757-1809), by Henry William Pickersgill.jpg 1757–1809 9 February 1799 February 1801
Sir Henry Pigot Henry Pigot.jpg 1750-1840 February 1801 July 1801
Charles Cameron Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 1766-1820 July 1801 1802
Sir Alexander Ball (restored) Rear-Admiral Alexander John Ball (1757-1809), by Henry William Pickersgill.jpg 1757–1809 1802 25 October 1809
Sir Hildebrand Oakes Lieut.-Gen. HildebrandOa.jpeg 1754-1822 May 1810 23 July 1813

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