Eugene Holiday

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Eugene Holiday
Governor of Sint Maarten
Assumed office
10 October 2010
Monarch Queen Beatrix (2010-2013)
King Willem-Alexander (2013-)
Preceded by office created
Personal details
Born Eugene Bernard Holiday[1]
(1962-12-14) 14 December 1962 (age 54)
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten[1]
Nationality Dutch
Spouse(s) M.L. Holiday-Hazel
Residence Guana Bay, St Maarten
Alma mater Tilburg University[1]

Eugene Bernard Holiday is the first Governor of Sint Maarten,[1] which became a country (Dutch: land) within the Kingdom of the Netherlands on 10 October 2010. He was installed by the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of the Netherlands on 7 September 2010. He was president of Princess Juliana International Airport before assuming his office as governor.[2][3]


Eugene Bernard Holiday was born on St. Maarten on December 14, 1962 as the fourth of seven children of Eugene Bernard Holiday Sr. and Leone Cassandra Marsham.

He studied in the Netherlands from 1979, graduating from Catholic University of Brabant with a doctoral degree in economics in 1987.

He married Marie-Louise Hazel in 1990.