Paolo Gentiloni

Italian politician

Paolo Gentiloni Silveri[1] (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpaːolo dʒentiˈloːni]; born 22 November 1954 in Rome) is an Italian politician. He became the Prime Minister of Italy in December 2016 after the resignation of Matteo Renzi. He served until 1 June 2018.

Paolo Gentiloni

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57th Prime Minister of Italy
In office
12 December 2016 – 1 June 2018
PresidentSergio Mattarella
Preceded byMatteo Renzi
Succeeded byGiuseppe Conte
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
31 October 2014 – 12 December 2016
Prime MinisterMatteo Renzi
Preceded byFederica Mogherini
Succeeded byAngelino Alfano
Minister of Communications
In office
17 May 2006 – 8 May 2008
Prime MinisterRomano Prodi
Preceded byMario Landolfi
Succeeded byClaudio Scajola (Economic Development)
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
Assumed office
30 May 2001
ConstituencyPiedmont 2 (2001–2006)
Lazio 1 (2006–present)
Personal details
Paolo Gentiloni Silveri

(1954-11-22) 22 November 1954 (age 67)
Rome, Italy
Political partyThe Daisy (2002–2007)
Democratic Party (2007–present)
Spouse(s)Emanuela Mauro
Alma materSapienza University

He is a member of the Democratic Party. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 31 October 2014 through 12 December 2016.[2] He was also Minister of Communications during the government of Romano Prodi.


  1. "Camera dei Deputati- Paolo Gentiloni Silveri". Camera dei Deputati - Paolo Gentiloni Silveri.
  2. "Chi è Paolo Gentiloni, nuovo ministro degli esteri". Archived from the original on 2 August 2016. Retrieved 24 October 2016.