Giovanni Gronchi

3rd President of Italy (1887-1978)

Giovanni Gronchi, OMCA (Italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni ˈɡroŋki]; 10 September 1887 – 17 October 1978)[1] was an Italian Christian Democratic politician. He was the president of Italy from 1955 to 1962.

Giovanni Gronchi

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Official portrait, 1955
President of Italy
In office
11 May 1955 – 11 May 1962
Prime MinisterMario Scelba
Antonio Segni
Adone Zoli
Amintore Fanfani
Antonio Segni
Fernando Tambroni
Preceded byLuigi Einaudi
Succeeded byAntonio Segni
President of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
8 May 1948 – 29 April 1955
Preceded byUmberto Terracini
Succeeded byGiovanni Leone
Minister of Industry and Trade
In office
18 June 1944 – 1 July 1946
Prime MinisterIvanoe Bonomi
Ferruccio Parri
Alcide de Gasperi
Preceded byAttilio Di Napoli
Succeeded byRodolfo Morandi
Member of the Senate
In office
11 May 1962 – 17 October 1978
Personal details
Born(1887-09-10)10 September 1887
Pontedera, Tuscany, Kingdom of Italy
Died17 October 1978(1978-10-17) (aged 91)
Rome, Lazio, Italy
NationalityItalian
Political partyItalian People's Party
(1919–1926)
Christian Democracy
(1943–1978)
Spouse(s)
Carla Bissatini (m. 1941–1978)
; his death
Alma materScuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
ProfessionTeacher
Signature

ReferencesEdit

  1. Rizzo, Tito Lucrezio (23 October 2012). Parla il Capo dello Stato: sessanta anni di vita repubblicana attraverso il Quirinale 1946-2006. Gangemi Editore spa. ISBN 9788849274608. Retrieved 29 January 2018 – via Google Books.