Matteo Salvini

Italian politician

Matteo Salvini (Italian pronunciation: [matˈtɛːo salˈviːni];[1][2] born 9 March 1973) is an Italian pro-Putin politician He was the Deputy Prime Minister from 2018 to 2019 and again since 2022. He also was the Minister of the Interior from 1 June 2018 through 5 September 2019. Salvini is also the Federal Secretary of Lega Nord since December 2013 and Us with Salvini since December 2014. He has been a Senator in the Italian Senate since March 2018. He previously served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the North-West Italy constituency from 2004 to 2018. Salvini is nicknamed by his supporters "The Captain" (Il Capitano).[3][4]

Matteo Salvini
Matteo Salvini Viminale (cropped).jpg
Matteo Salvini in 2017
Deputy Prime Minister of Italy
Assumed office
22 October 2022
Serving with Antonio Tajani
Prime MinisterGiorgia Meloni
In office
1 June 2018 – 5 September 2019
Serving with Luigi Di Maio
Prime MinisterGiuseppe Conte
Preceded byAngelino Alfano
Succeeded byVacant
Minister of Sustainable Infrastructure and Mobility
Assumed office
22 October 2022
Prime MinisterGiorgia Meloni
Preceded byEnrico Giovannini
Minister of the Interior
In office
1 June 2018 – 5 September 2019
Prime MinisterGiuseppe Conte
Preceded byMarco Minniti
Succeeded byLuciana Lamorgese
Federal Secretary of the League
Assumed office
15 December 2013
Preceded byRoberto Maroni
Member of the Senate of the Republic
Assumed office
23 March 2018
ConstituencyLazio (2018–2019)
Calabria (2019–present)
Member of the European Parliament
In office
14 July 2009 – 22 March 2018
ConstituencyNorth-West Italy
In office
20 July 2004 – 7 November 2006
ConstituencyNorth-West Italy
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
6 March 2013 – 15 March 2013
ConstituencyLombardy 1
In office
29 April 2008 – 13 July 2009
ConstituencyLombardy 1
Personal details
Born (1973-03-09) 9 March 1973 (age 49)
Milan, Italy
Political partyLega Nord
Other political
affiliations
Us with Salvini (2014–2017)
League for Salvini Premier
(2017–present)
Spouse(s)
Fabrizia Ieluzzi
(m. 2001; div. 2010)
Domestic partnerGiulia Martinelli (2011–2014)
Elisa Isoardi (2015–2018)
Francesca Verdini (2019–)
Children2
Signature
Websitesalvinipremier.it

Salvini attended the University of Milan. He served on the Milan City Council from 1993 to 2012. Salvini was first elected to the European Parliament in 2004.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Migliorini, Bruno; Tagliavini, Carlo; Fiorelli, Piero. Tommaso Francesco Borri (ed.). "Dizionario italiano multimediale e multilingue d'ortografia e di pronunzia". dizionario.rai.it. Rai Eri. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  2. Canepari, Luciano. "Dizionario di pronuncia italiana online". dipionline.it. Archived from the original on 9 October 2018. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  3. Il Capitano Salvini studia da premier: “Orgoglioso di essere populista”
  4. "Il Capitano a Palermo. "Salvini, uno di noi"". Archived from the original on 2018-12-11. Retrieved 2018-06-01.

Other websitesEdit

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