Arnaldo Forlani

Italian politician (1925–2023)

Arnaldo Forlani (Italian pronunciation: [arˈnaldo forˈlaːni]; 8 December 1925 – 6 July 2023) was an Italian politician. He served as the 44th Prime Minister of Italy from 18 October 1980 to 28 June 1981.[1] He was previously a member of the right-wing of the Italian Christian Democratic Party.[2]

Arnaldo Forlani
43rd Prime Minister of Italy
In office
18 October 1980 – 28 June 1981
PresidentAlessandro Pertini
Preceded byFrancesco Cossiga
Succeeded byGiovanni Spadolini
Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
29 July 1976 – 4 August 1979
Prime MinisterGiulio Andreotti
Preceded byMariano Rumor
Succeeded byFranco Maria Malfatti
Personal details
Born(1925-12-08)8 December 1925
Pesaro, The Marches, Italy
Died6 July 2023(2023-07-06) (aged 97)
Rome, Italy
Political partyChristian Democracy

Forlani died on 6 July 2023 in Rome, Italy at the age of 97.[3]


  1. 1981: Italy in crisis as cabinet resigns accessed 23 January 2008
  2. Bull, Martin J.; Rhodes, Martin (1997). Crisis and Transition in Italian Politics. Psychology Press. p. 67. ISBN 978-0-7146-4816-3.
  3. "E' morto a 97 anni Arnaldo Forlani, pezzo di storia della Dc". La Stampa. 6 July 2023. Retrieved 6 July 2023.

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