Giovanni Berlinguer (Italian pronunciation: [berliŋˈɡwɛr]), Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI, (9 July 1924 – 6 April 2015) was an Italian politician and Professor of Social Medicine. He was born in Sassari, Sardinia, the son of Mario Berlinguer.
Giovanni Berlinguer MEP
|Member of the European Parliament|
14 June 2004 – 2009
|Born||9 July 1924|
|Died||6 April 2015 (aged 90)|
|Political party||Democratici di Sinistra|
He ran for the secretarship of the Democrats of the Left (DS) in 2001, being defeated by Piero Fassino 61.8% to 34.1%. From 2004 to 2009 he was a Member of the European Parliament representing the DS and sits with the Party of European Socialists group.
He died in Rome at the age of 90.