Mario Monti

Italian economist and politician (born 1943)

Mario Monti (19 March 1943)[1] is an Italian politician who was the Prime Minister from 2011 to 2013. He also was Finance Minister of Italy.

Mario Monti
54th Prime Minister of Italy
In office
16 November 2011 – 28 April 2013
PresidentGiorgio Napolitano
Preceded bySilvio Berlusconi
Succeeded byEnrico Letta
Minister of Economy and Finance
In office
16 November 2011 – 11 July 2012
Preceded byGiulio Tremonti
Succeeded byVittorio Grilli
Senator for Life
Assumed office
9 November 2011
PresidentGiorgio Napolitano
European Commissioner for Competition
In office
15 September 1999 – 30 October 2004
PresidentRomano Prodi
Preceded byKarel Van Miert
Succeeded byNeelie Kroes
European Commissioner for Internal Market, Services, Customs and Taxation
In office
18 January 1995 – 15 September 1999
PresidentJacques Santer
Manuel Marín (Acting)
Preceded byRaniero Vanni d'Archirafi
Succeeded byFrits Bolkestein
Personal details
Born (1943-03-19) 19 March 1943 (age 81)
Varese, Lombardy, Italy
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Elsa Antonioli
ChildrenFederica Monti
Giovanni Monti
ResidencePalazzo Chigi
Alma materBocconi University
Yale University


  1. "Mario Monti - Fast Facts". CNN. Retrieved 6 February 2013.