Lamberto Dini

Italian economist, politician

Lamberto Dini (born 1 March 1931) is an Italian politician and economist. He was the 51st Prime Minister of Italy from 1995 to 1996 and Foreign Minister from 1996 to 2001.[1]

Lamberto Dini
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51st Prime Minister of Italy
In office
17 January 1995 – 17 May 1996
PresidentOscar Luigi Scalfaro
Preceded bySilvio Berlusconi
Succeeded byRomano Prodi
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
17 May 1996 – 6 June 2001
Prime MinisterRomano Prodi
Massimo D'Alema
Giuliano Amato
Preceded bySusanna Agnelli
Succeeded byGiuliano Amato
Minister of Justice
In office
19 October 1995 – 16 February 1996
Prime MinisterHimself
Preceded byFilippo Mancuso
Succeeded byVincenzo Caianiello
Minister of the Treasury
In office
10 May 1994 – 17 May 1996
Prime MinisterSilvio Berlusconi
Preceded byPiero Barucci
Succeeded byCarlo Azeglio Ciampi
Director General of the Bank of Italy
In office
15 September 1979 – 10 May 1994
DeputyMario Sarcinelli
Alfredo Persiani Acerbo
Cannelo Oteri
Antonio Fazio
Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa
Vincenzo Desario
Preceded byCarlo Azeglio Ciampi
Succeeded byVincenzo Desario
Personal details
Born (1931-03-01) 1 March 1931 (age 91)
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Political partyItalian Renewal
The Daisy
Liberal Democrats
The People of Freedom
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Spouse(s)Donatella Pasquali Zingone
ResidenceRome, Lazio, Italy
Alma materUniversity of Florence
University of Minnesota
University of Michigan


  1. Bohlen, Celestine (14 January 1995). "Italy Names Banker With No Party Ties New Prime Minister". The New York Times. p. 1.