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David Sassoli

Italian politician and journalist
Sassoli in July 2019

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.[1] 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.

Sassoli was born in Florence. He is married to Alessandra Vittorini, and has two children. He is a fan of football club Fiorentina.

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  1. "MEPs choose David-Maria Sassoli as new European Parliament president". BBC News. 3 July 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2019.

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