Franco Maria Malfatti

Italian politician and journalist (1927-1991)

Franco Maria Malfatti (About this soundpronunciation ) (13 June 1927 – 10 December 1991) was an Italian politician. He served as the 3rd President of the European Commission from 1970 to 1972.[1] He served at Italian level as Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1979 to 1980 and Italian Minister of Education from 1973 to 1978.

Franco Maria Malfatti
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3rd President of the European Commission
In office
1 July 1970 – 1 March 1972
Vice PresidentSicco Mansholt
Preceded byJean Rey
Succeeded bySicco Mansholt
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
4 August 1979 – 15 January 1980
Prime MinisterFrancesco Cossiga
Preceded byArnaldo Forlani
Succeeded byAttilio Ruffini
Minister of Education
In office
7 July 1973 – 11 March 1978
Prime MinisterMariano Rumor
Aldo Moro
Giulio Andreotti
Preceded byOscar Luigi Scalfaro
Succeeded byMario Pedini
Personal details
Franco Maria Malfatti

(1927-06-13)June 13, 1927
Rome, Italy
Died10 December 1991(1991-12-10) (aged 64)
Rome, Italy
Resting placeSanta Croce, Florence, Italy[source?]
Political partyChristian Democracy
Spouse(s)Alessia Bianchi[source?]
Alma mater