David Maria Sassoli (born 30 May 1956) is an Italian politician and journalist. He has been the President of the European Parliament since July 2019. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He first became a member of the European Parliament in July 2009. Before entering politics, he worked for newspaper Il Giorno and as a news reporter for TG3 and TG1.
- "MEPs choose David-Maria Sassoli as new European Parliament president". BBC News. 3 July 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2019.