Herman Farrugia

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Dr. Herman Farrugia was a medical doctor and member of parliament.

He was born on 12 January 1934 Farrugia received his education at the Lyceum and at the Royal University of Malta. He graduated as a medical doctor in 1958 and practiced as a family doctor for many years. He also work as general practitioner in state-run hospitals.

In his youth, Herman Farrugia was an avid footballer playing with Melita FC and Floriana FC.

His political career with the Partit Nazzjonalista started when he ran for parliament during the 1971 general elections on the first district. In 1975 he represented the Maltese parliament in the Commonwealth Association of Parliamentarians. Dr Farrugia was reelected in 1976, 1981 and 1987. He retired after he failed to retain his seat in the 1992 elections. His son Jean Pierre Farrugia followed in his poltical footsets and managed to get himself elected to the House of Representatives with the Nationalist Party.

Herman Farrugia was married to Alice Tonna Barthet and together they had four children

He died on 11 October 2006 at the age of 72.