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List of famous politicians from Italy, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Italian politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Italian politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Italy and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Italy, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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Achille Occhetto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
age 82 Achille Occhetto, is an Italian political figure. He served as the last secretary-general of the Italian Communist Party between 1988 and 1991, and the first leader of the Democratic Party of ...more

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Agostino Depretis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Agostino Depretis Died at 74 (1813-1887) Agostino Depretis was an Italian statesman. He was the Prime Minister of Italy from March 25, 1876 – March 24, 1878, December 19, 1878 – July 14, 1879, and May 29, 1881 – July 29, 1887.

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Alberto della Marmora is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Alberto della Marmora Died at 74 (1789-1863) Alberto Ferrero La Marmora was an Italian soldier and naturalist. He was elder brother to Alessandro Ferrero La Marmora, soldier and founder the of Bersaglieri, and to Alfonso Ferrero La ...more

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Alberto Moravia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 83 (1907-1990) Alberto Moravia, born Alberto Pincherle, was an Italian novelist and journalist. His novels explored matters of modern sexuality, social alienation, and existentialism. Moravia is best known for ...more

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Aldo Moro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 62 (1916-1978) Aldo Romeo Luigi Moro was an Italian Christian Democratic politician and the 38th Prime Minister of Italy, from 1963 to 1968, and then from 1974 to 1976. He was one of Italy's longest-serving ...more

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Alessandra Mussolini is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
age 56 Alessandra Mussolini is an Italian politician, the granddaughter of Benito Mussolini, and previously an actress and model. She is since 2013 a member of the Italian Senate, elected for The ...more

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Alessandro Barbaro is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 70 (1769-1839)

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Alessandro Gavazzi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Alessandro Gavazzi Died at 80 (1809-1889) Alessandro Gavazzi was an Italian preacher and patriot. He at first became a monk, and attached himself to the Barnabites at Naples, where he afterwards acted as professor of rhetoric.

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Alessandro Natta is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 83 (1918-2001) Alessandro Natta, was an Italian politician and secretary of the Italian Communist Party from 1984 to 1988.

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Alexander Langer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Alexander Langer Died at 49 (1946-1995) Alexander Langer was a journalist, peace activist, politician, translator, and teacher.

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Alfonso Ferrero La Marmora is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Alfonso Ferrero La Marmora Died at 74 (1804-1878) Alfonso Ferrero, Cavaliere La Màrmora was an Italian general and statesman. His brother Alessandro La Marmora founded the branch of the Italian army now called the Bersaglieri, while his ...more

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Alfonso Pecoraro Scanio is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
age 59 Alfonso Pecoraro Scanio, is an Italian politician, lawyer and journalist. He served as Minister of Agriculture in the second cabinet of Giuliano Amato and as Minister of Environment in the ...more

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Alfredo Antoniozzi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Alfredo Antoniozzi age 62 Alfredo Antoniozzi is an Italian politician and Member of the European Parliament for Central with the Forza Italia, part of the European People's Party and sits on the European Parliament's ...more

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Altiero Spinelli is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 79 (1907-1986) Altiero Spinelli was an Italian political theorist and a European federalist. Spinelli is referred to as one of the Founding fathers of the European Union due to his co-authorship of the ...more

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Amadeo Bordiga is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 81 (1889-1970) Amadeo Bordiga was an Italian Marxist, a contributor to Communist theory, the founder of the Communist Party of Italy, a leader of the Communist International and, after World War II, a leading ...more

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Amintore Fanfani is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 91 (1908-1999) Amintore Fanfani was an Italian politician and former Prime Minister of Italy. He was one of the best-known Italian politicians after the Second World War, and a historical figure of the ...more

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Amleto Giovanni Cicognani is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Amleto Giovanni Cicognani Died at 90 (1883-1973) Amleto Giovanni Cicognani was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Vatican Secretary of State from 1961 to 1969, and Dean of the College of Cardinals from 1972 until ...more

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Andreas Khol is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
age 77 Andreas Khol is an Austrian politician of the center-conservative Austrian People's Party, President of the National Council from 2002 to 2006. Andreas Khol was raised in the town of Sterzing in ...more

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Andrew Napolitano is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
age 68 Andrew P. Napolitano is the Senior Judicial Analyst for Fox News Channel, commenting on legal news and trials, and is a syndicated columnist whose work appears in numerous publications, such as ...more

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Angela Maraventano is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Angela Maraventano age 54 Angela Maraventano is an Italian politician, senator of Northern League elected in Emilia-Romagna during the election of 2008. She was deputy-mayor of Lampedusa from May 2007 to January 2009.

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Angelino Alfano is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Angelino Alfano age 48 Angelino Alfano is an Italian politician who has served in the government of Italy as Minister of the Interior since 28 April 2013. He was also Deputy Prime Minister of Italy from 2013 to 2014, ...more

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Anna Finocchiaro is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
age 63 Anna Finocchiaro Fidelbo is an Italian politician. She is the Democratic Party's leader in the Senate. She served as Minister for Equal Opportunities in the cabinet of Romano Prodi from

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Anna Maria Corazza Bildt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
age 55 Anna Maria Corazza Bildt is an Italian-Swedish politician of the Moderate Party. In 1998, she married Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister of Sweden, former leader of the Swedish Moderate Party and ...more

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Antonino Caponnetto is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Antonino Caponnetto Died at 82 (1920-2002) Antonino Caponnetto was an Italian Antimafia magistrate. Caponnetto was born in Caltanissetta. His career began in 1954 in Florence, but he became famous only in 1983, after Rocco Chinnici's ...more

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Antonio Carlo Napoleone Gallen... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 85 (1810-1895) Antonio Carlo Napoleone Gallenga was an Italian author and patriot.

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Antonio Di Pietro is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
age 68 Antonio Di Pietro is an Italian politician. He was a Member of the European Parliament, an Italian Senator, and Minister of the Prodi Government. He was a prosecutor in the team known in Italy ...more

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Antonio Fazio is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
age 82 Antonio Fazio is an Italian banker, who was the Governor of Banca d'Italia from 1993 until his resignation amidst controversy at the end of 2005. He is reported to be very religious, and close ...more

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Antonio Giolitti is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 95 (1915-2010) Antonio Giolitti was an Italian politician and cabinet member. He is the grandson of Giovanni Giolitti, well-known liberal statesman of the prefascist period.

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Antonio Gramsci is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 46 (1891-1937) Antonio Gramsci was an Italian Marxist theoretician and politician. He wrote on political theory, sociology and linguistics. He was a founding member and one-time leader of the Communist Party ...more

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Antonio Ingroia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Antonio Ingroia age 59 Antonio Ingroia is an Italian magistrate and politician and leader of Civil Revolution, with Luigi de Magistris, the mayor of Naples. Ingroia is also the director of a UN investigation against ...more

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Antonio Maria Costa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
age 77 Antonio Maria Costa is an Italian economist. He currently lives in Vienna and Brussels. From May 2002 to August 2010 Costa served as an Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations to the ...more

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Antonio Martino is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
age 76 Antonio Martino is an Italian politician, who was the minister of foreign affairs in 1994 and minister of defense from 2001 to 2006. He is a founding member of Forza Italia.

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Antonio Pacinotti is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 71 (1841-1912) Antonio Pacinotti was an Italian physicist, who was Professor of Physics at the University of Pisa.

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Antonio Ruberti is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Antonio Ruberti Died at 73 (1927-2000) Antonio Ruberti was an Italian politician and engineer. He was a member of the Italian Government and a European Commissioner as well as a Professor of engineering at La Sapienza University.

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Antonio Salandra is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 78 (1853-1931) Antonio Salandra was a conservative Italian politician who served as the 33rd Prime Minister of Italy between 1914 and 1916. He graduated from the University of Naples in 1875 and then became ...more

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Antonio Segni is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Antonio Segni Died at 81 (1891-1972) Antonio Segni was an Italian politician who was the 34th Prime Minister of Italy, and the fourth President of the Italian Republic from 1962 to 1964. Adhering to the centrist Christian ...more

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Antonio Tajani is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
age 65 Antonio Tajani is an Italian politician and is one of the fourteen vice-presidents of the European Parliament. Before his current role, he was the European Commissioner for Industry and ...more

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Armando Cossutta is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Armando Cossutta age 92 Armando Cossutta is an Italian communist politician.

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Arnaldo Forlani is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Arnaldo Forlani age 93 Arnaldo Forlani is an Italian politician who served as the 43rd Prime Minister of Italy from 18 October 1980 to 28 June 1981. He was previously a member of the right-wing of the Italian ...more

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Arrigo Serpieri is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Arrigo Serpieri Died at 83 (1877-1960) Arrigo Serpieri was an economist, politician, and agronomist. Serpieri was an expert in agricultural economics, and was undersecretary of the Ministry of Agriculture during the Fascist period. ...more

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Arturo Labriola is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Arturo Labriola Died at 86 (1873-1959) Arturo Labriola was an Italian revolutionary syndicalist and socialist politician and journalist.

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Arturo Toscanini is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 90 (1867-1957) Arturo Toscanini was an Italian conductor. He was one of the most acclaimed musicians of the late 19th and 20th century, renowned for his intensity, his perfectionism, his ear for orchestral ...more

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Attilio Piccioni is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Attilio Piccioni Died at 84 (1892-1976) Attilio Piccioni was an Italian politician, born in Poggio Bustone. He was a member of the Christian Democracy. In 1958 he was nominated, and later elected, for the DC-sure senatorial seat of ...more

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Attilio Ruffini is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Attilio Ruffini Died at 86 (1925-2011) Attilio Ruffini was an Italian politician. Born in Mantua, he was a member of the Christian Democracy. He has been Minister of Transports, Minister of Defense and Minister of Foreign Affairs. ...more

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Beda Weber is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Beda Weber Died at 61 (1798-1859) Johann Chrysanth "Beda" Weber was a German Benedictine professor, author, and member of the Frankfurt Parliament.

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Benedetto Brin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 65 (1833-1898) Benedetto Brin was an Italian naval administrator and politician.

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Benedetto Cairoli is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Benedetto Cairoli Died at 64 (1825-1889) Benedetto Cairoli was an Italian statesman.

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Benedetto Croce is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 86 (1866-1952) Benedetto Croce was an Italian idealist philosopher, and occasionally also politician. He wrote on numerous topics, including philosophy, history, methodology of history writing and aesthetics. ...more

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Benito Mussolini is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
Died at 62 (1883-1945) Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was an Italian politician, journalist, and leader of the National Fascist Party, ruling the country as Prime Minister from 1922 until his ousting in 1943. He ...more

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Beppe Grillo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Politicians from Italy
age 70 Giuseppe Piero "Beppe" Grillo is an Italian comedian, actor, blogger and political activist. He has been involved in political activity since 2009 as founder of the Italian political ...more