Eugene Holiday

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Eugene Holiday
1st Governor of Sint Maarten
In office
10 October 2010 – 10 October 2022
Prime Minister
Preceded byoffice created
Succeeded byAjamu Baly
Personal details
Eugene Bernard Holiday[1]

(1962-12-14) 14 December 1962 (age 60)
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten[1]
SpouseM.L. Holiday-Hazel
Residence(s)Guana Bay, St Maarten
Alma materTilburg University[1]

Eugene Bernard Holiday (born 14 December 1962) is a Sint Maarten politician and 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 14 December 1962 as the fourth of seven children of Eugene Bernard Holiday Sr. and Leonie Cassandra Marsham.

He studied in the Netherlands from 1979, graduating from Catholic University of Brabant with a master's degree (i.e. doctorandus) in economics in 1987.

He married Marie-Louise Hazel in 1990.


  1. ^ a b c d Curriculum Vitae of Eugene Bernard Holiday (DOC). 2011 – via
  2. ^ "Benoeming Gouverneur van het nieuw te vormen land Sint Maarten". (in Dutch). 7 September 2010. Archived from the original on 30 May 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2010.
  3. ^ "Gouverneurs voor Curaçao en Sint Maarten". RNW (in Dutch). 7 September 2010. Archived from the original on 20 January 2011. Retrieved 9 September 2010.