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Famous Politicians from Italy

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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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  • 1

    BirthplaceTurin, Italy


    Achille Occhetto (Italian pronunciation: [aˈkille okˈketto]; born 3 March 1936), is an Italian political figure. He served as the last secretary-general of the Italian Communist Party (PCI) between...  more
  • 2

    Agostino Depretis

    Dec. at 74 (1813-1887)

    BirthplaceLombardy, Eurasia, Italy, Province of Pavia, Stradella


    Agostino Depretis (31 January 1813 – 29 July 1887) was an Italian statesman and politician. He was the Prime Minister of Italy for several times between 1876 and 1887 and leader of the Historical...  more
  • 3

    Alberto della Marmora

    Dec. at 74 (1789-1863)

    BirthplaceProvince of Turin, Eurasia, Turin, Italy, Piedmont


    Alberto Ferrero La Marmora (or Della Marmora; 7 April 1789 – 18 March 1863) was an Italian soldier and naturalist. He was elder brother to Alessandro Ferrero La Marmora, soldier and founder of the...  more
  • 4

    Alberto Moravia

    Dec. at 83 (1907-1990)

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    NationalityKingdom of Italy, Italy

    Alberto Moravia (US: moh-RAH-vee-ə, -⁠RAY-, Italian: [alˈbɛrto moˈraːvja]; born Alberto Pincherle [ˈpiŋkerle]; November 28, 1907 – September 26, 1990) was an Italian novelist and journalist. His...  more
  • 5

    Aldo Moro

    Dec. at 62 (1916-1978)

    BirthplaceMaglie, Italy


    Aldo Romeo Luigi Moro (Italian: [ˈaldo ˈmɔːro]; 23 September 1916 – 9 May 1978) was an Italian statesman and a prominent member of the Christian Democracy party. He served as 38th Prime Minister of...  more
  • 6

    BirthplaceRome, Italy


    Alessandra Mussolini (born 30 December 1962) is an Italian politician, the granddaughter of Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, and a former actress and model who served as a Member of the...  more
  • 7

    Alessandro Barbaro

    Dec. at 70 (1769-1839)

    BirthplaceVenice, Scorzè, Italy


  • 8

    Alessandro Gavazzi

    Dec. at 80 (1809-1889)

    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, Italy, Southern Europe, Province of Bologna


    Alessandro Gavazzi (21 March 1809 – 9 January 1889) was an Italian preacher and patriot. He at first became a monk (1825), and attached himself to the Barnabites at Naples, where he afterwards (1829)...  more
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    Alessandro Natta

    Dec. at 83 (1918-2001)

    BirthplaceImperia, Italy


    Alessandro Natta (7 January 1918 – 23 May 2001), was an Italian politician and secretary of the Italian Communist Party (PCI) from 1984 to 1988....  more
  • 10

    Alexander Langer

    Dec. at 49 (1946-1995)

    BirthplaceSterzing, Italy


    Alexander Langer (22 February 1946 – 3 July 1995) was an Italian journalist, peace activist, politician, translator, and teacher....  more
  • 11

    Alfonso Ferrero La Marmora

    Dec. at 74 (1804-1878)

    BirthplaceTurin, Italy


    Alfonso Ferrero La Marmora (Italian pronunciation: [alˈfɔnso la ˈmarmora]; 18 November 1804 – 5 January 1878) was an Italian general and statesman. His older brothers include soldier and naturalist...  more
  • 12

    BirthplaceSalerno, Italy


    Alfonso Pecoraro Scanio (born 13 March 1959) is an Italian politician, lawyer and journalist. He served as Minister of Agriculture in the second cabinet of Giuliano Amato and as Minister of...  more
  • 13

    Alfredo Antoniozzi

    Age: 63

    BirthplaceCosenza, Italy


    Alfredo Antoniozzi (born 18 March 1956 in Cosenza) is an Italian politician and was a Member of the European Parliament for Central with the Forza Italia, part of the European People's Party and sat...  more
  • 14

    Altiero Spinelli

    Dec. at 79 (1907-1986)

    BirthplaceRome, Italy


    Altiero Spinelli (31 August 1907 – 23 May 1986) was an Italian politician, political theorist, European federalist and communist. Spinelli is referred to as one of the founding fathers of the...  more
  • 15

    Amadeo Bordiga

    Dec. at 81 (1889-1970)

    BirthplaceErcolano, Italy


    Amadeo Bordiga (13 June 1889 – 23 July 1970) was an Italian Marxist, a contributor to communist theory, the founder of the Communist Party of Italy (CPd'I), a leader of the Communist International...  more
  • 16

    Amintore Fanfani

    Dec. at 91 (1908-1999)

    BirthplacePieve Santo Stefano, Italy


    Amintore Fanfani (Italian pronunciation: [aˈmintore faɱˈfaːni]; 6 February 1908 – 20 November 1999) was an Italian politician and the Prime Minister of Italy for five separate terms. He was one of...  more
  • 17

    Amleto Giovanni Cicognani

    Dec. at 90 (1883-1973)

    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, Italy, Southern Europe, Emilia-Romagna


    Amleto Giovanni Cicognani (24 February 1883 – 17 December 1973) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Vatican Secretary of State from 1961 to 1969, and Dean of the...  more
  • 18

    BirthplaceBergen auf Rügen, Germany

    NationalityItaly, Austria

    Andreas Khol (born 14 July 1941 in Bergen auf Rügen, Germany) is an Austrian politician of the centre-conservative Austrian People's Party, President of the National Council from 2002 to...  more
  • 19

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    NationalityItaly, United States of America

    Andrew Peter Napolitano (born June 6, 1950) is an American syndicated columnist whose work appears in numerous publications including The Washington Times and Reason. He is an analyst for Fox News,...  more
  • 20

    Angela Maraventano

    Age: 55

    BirthplaceSan Benedetto del Tronto, Italy


    Angela Maraventano (born September 14, 1964 in San Benedetto del Tronto) is an Italian politician, senator of Northern League elected in Emilia-Romagna during the election of 2008. She was...  more
  • 21

    Angelino Alfano

    Age: 49

    BirthplaceAgrigento, Italy


    Angelino Alfano (Italian pronunciation: [andʒeˈliːno alˈfaːno]; born 31 October 1970) is an Italian politician served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 12 December 2016 to 1 June 2018. Alfano was...  more
  • 22

    BirthplaceModica, Italy


    Anna Finocchiaro Fidelbo (Italian pronunciation: [ˈanna finokˈkjaːro]; born 31 March 1955 in Modica) is an Italian politician. She was the Democratic Party's leader in the Senate from 2007 to 2013....  more
  • 23

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    NationalitySweden, Italy

    Anna Maria Corazza Bildt (born 10 March 1963) is an Italian-Swedish politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2009 until 2019. She is a member of the Moderate Party,...  more
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    Antonino Caponnetto

    Dec. at 82 (1920-2002)

    BirthplaceCaltanissetta, Italy


    Antonino Caponnetto (5 September 1920 – 6 December 2002) was an Italian Antimafia magistrate....  more
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    Antonio Carlo Napoleone Gallenga

    Dec. at 85 (1810-1895)

    BirthplaceParma, Italy


    Antonio Carlo Napoleone Gallenga (1810–1895) was an Italian author and patriot....  more