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Sergio Mattarella

12th President of Italy

Sergio Mattarella (Italian pronunciation: [ˈsɛrdʒo mattaˈrɛlla]; born 23 July 1941) is a Italian politician. He became the 12th President of Italy on 3 February 2015. He was a member of Parliament from 1983 to 2008, serving as Minister of Education from 1989 to 1990. He served as Minister of Defence from 1999 to 2001. Later, in 2011, he became a judge on the Constitutional Court.[1]

Sergio Mattarella

Presidente Sergio Mattarella.jpg
12th President of Italy
Assumed office
3 February 2015
Prime MinisterMatteo Renzi
Paolo Gentiloni
Giuseppe Conte
Preceded byGiorgio Napolitano
Judge of the Constitutional Court
In office
11 October 2011 – 2 February 2015
Appointed byItalian Parliament
Minister of Defence
In office
22 December 1999 – 11 June 2001
Prime MinisterMassimo D'Alema
Giuliano Amato
Preceded byCarlo Scognamiglio
Succeeded byAntonio Martino
Deputy Prime Minister of Italy
In office
21 October 1998 – 22 December 1999
Prime MinisterMassimo D'Alema
Preceded byWalter Veltroni
Succeeded byGianfranco Fini
Minister of Public Education
In office
22 July 1989 – 27 July 1990
Prime MinisterGiulio Andreotti
Preceded byGiovanni Galloni
Succeeded byGerardo Bianco
Minister for Parliamentary Relations
In office
28 July 1987 – 22 July 1989
Prime MinisterGiovanni Goria
Ciriaco De Mita
Preceded byGaetano Gifuni
Succeeded byEgidio Sterpa
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
12 July 1983 – 18 April 2008
ConstituencySicily (2006–08; 1983–2001)
Trentino-Alto Adige (2001–06)
Personal details
Born (1941-07-23) 23 July 1941 (age 78)
Palermo, Kingdom of Italy
NationalityItalian
Political partyDC (Before 1994)
PPI (1994–2002)
DL (2002–2007)
PD (2007–2008)
Independent (2008–present)
Spouse(s)
Marisa Chiazzese
(died 2012)
Children3 (including Laura)
ResidenceQuirinal Palace
Alma materSapienza University
Signature

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Sergio Mattarella chi è?". Il Post (in Italian). 29 January 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015.

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