Carlo Azeglio Ciampi

President of Italy from 1999 to 2006

Carlo Azeglio Ciampi (9 December 1920 in Livorno, Italy – 16 September 2016 in Rome, Italy) was the 10th President of the Italian Republic. His work started in 1999 and ended in 2006. He was followed by Giorgio Napolitano

Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
10th President of Italy
In office
18 May 1999 – 15 May 2006
Prime MinisterMassimo D'Alema
Giuliano Amato
Silvio Berlusconi
Preceded byOscar Luigi Scalfaro
Succeeded byGiorgio Napolitano
49th Prime Minister of Italy
In office
28 April 1993 – 10 May 1994
PresidentOscar Luigi Scalfaro
Preceded byGiuliano Amato
Succeeded bySilvio Berlusconi
Italian Minister of Culture and Tourism
In office
28 April 1993 – 10 May 1994
Prime Ministerhimself
Preceded byMargherita Boniver
Succeeded byDomenico Fisichella
Italian Minister of the Interior
In office
19 April 1994 – 10 May 1994
Prime Ministerhimself
Preceded byNicola Mancino
Succeeded byRoberto Maroni
Italian Minister of Exchequer, Budget and Economy Programming
In office
17 July 1996 – 13 May 1999
Prime MinisterRomano Prodi
Massimo D'Alema
Preceded byLamberto Dini
as Minister of exchequer
Mario Arcelli
as Minister of budget and economy programming
Succeeded byGiuliano Amato
Governor of Banca d'Italia
In office
Preceded byPaolo Baffi
Succeeded byAntonio Fazio
Senator for Life
In office
18 May 2006 – 16 September 2016
ConstituencyFormer president
Personal details
Born(1920-12-09)December 9, 1920
Livorno, Italy
DiedSeptember 16, 2016(2016-09-16) (aged 95)
Rome, Italy
Political partyDemocratic Party(2007-2016)
Spouse(s)Franca Pilla
ResidenceRome, Italy
Alma materScuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
University of Pisa

He is appreciated very much by the Italian people because of his equality and rightness.

Since 1979 he had been President of the Bank of Italy, but his task ended in 1993.

He was also Prime Minister of the Italian government, but his task lasted just a few months, because it was just a technical government,which purpose was to lead the country in a moment of difficulties.

Ciampi died at a hospital in Rome from multiple organ failure caused by pneumonia, aged 95.[1]