Virginio Rognoni

Italian politician

Virginio Rognoni (born August 5, 1924) is an Italian politician. He is a member of Christian Democracy. He was several times Interior Minister, Minister of Defense and Minister of Justice. From 2002 to 2006 he was vice-president of the Consiglio Superiore della Magistratura (‘Superior Council of Judiciary’).

Virginio Rognoni
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Vice president of CSM
In office
2 August 2002 – 1 August 2006
Preceded byGiovanni Verde
Succeeded byNicola Mancino
Minister of Defence
In office
27 July 1990 – 28 June 1992
Prime MinisterGiulio Andreotti
Preceded byMino Martinazzoli
Succeeded bySalvo Andò
Minister of Justice
In office
1 August 1986 – 28 July 1987
Prime MinisterBettino Craxi
Amintore Fanfani
Preceded byMino Martinazzoli
Succeeded byGiuliano Vassalli
Minister of the Interior
In office
13 June 1978 – 13 July 1983
Prime MinisterGiulio Andreotti
Francesco Cossiga
Arnaldo Forlani
Giovanni Spadolini
Amintore Fanfani
Preceded byFrancesco Cossiga
Succeeded byOscar Luigi Scalfaro
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
5 June 1968 – 14 April 1994
Personal details
Born (1924-08-05) 5 August 1924 (age 98)
Corsico, Lombardy, Italy
Political partyDemocratic Party (2007-present)
Other political
Christian Democracy (1960-1994)
Italian People's Party (1994-2002)
The Daisy (2002-2007)
Alma materUniversity of Pavia
Yale University

Rognoni was born in Milan.