Robert Peliza

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The Honourable
Sir Bob Peliza
KBE ED GMH
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2nd Chief Minister of Gibraltar
In office
6 August 1969 – 25 June 1972
Monarch Elizabeth II
Preceded by Sir Joshua Hassan
Succeeded by Sir Joshua Hassan
Personal details
Born 16 November 1920
Gibraltar
Died 12 December 2011(2011-12-12) (aged 91)
St Bernard's Hospital, Gibraltar
Nationality British (Gibraltarian)
Political party Integration with Britain Party
Spouse(s) Irma
Religion Roman Catholicism[1]

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

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

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Political offices
Preceded by
Joshua Hassan
Chief Minister of Gibraltar
1969–1972
Succeeded by
Joshua Hassan