Carlo Azeglio Ciampi

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Senator

Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
10th President of Italy
In office
18 May 1999 – 15 May 2006
Prime Minister Massimo D'Alema
Giuliano Amato
Silvio Berlusconi
Preceded by Oscar Luigi Scalfaro
Succeeded by Giorgio Napolitano
49th Prime Minister of Italy
In office
28 April 1993 – 10 May 1994
President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro
Preceded by Giuliano Amato
Succeeded by Silvio Berlusconi
Italian Minister of Culture and Tourism
In office
28 April 1993 – 10 May 1994
Prime Minister himself
Preceded by Margherita Boniver
Succeeded by Domenico Fisichella
Italian Minister of the Interior
In office
19 April 1994 – 10 May 1994
Prime Minister himself
Preceded by Nicola Mancino
Succeeded by Roberto Maroni
Italian Minister of Exchequer, Budget and Economy Programming
In office
17 July 1996 – 13 May 1999
Prime Minister Romano Prodi
Massimo D'Alema
Preceded by Lamberto Dini
as Minister of exchequer
Mario Arcelli
as Minister of budget and economy programming
Succeeded by Giuliano Amato
Governor of Banca d'Italia
In office
1979–1993
Preceded by Paolo Baffi
Succeeded by Antonio Fazio
Senator for Life
Incumbent
Assumed office
18 May 2006
Constituency Former president
Personal details
Born 9 December 1920 (1920-12-09) (age 93)
Livorno, Italy
Nationality Italian
Political party Democratic Party(2007-present)
Spouse(s) Franca Pilla
Residence Rome, Italy
Alma mater Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
University of Pisa
Profession Economist
Politician
Religion Roman Catholicism

Carlo Azeglio Ciampi (born December 9, 1920 in Livorno, Italy) was the 10th President of the Italian Republic. His work started in 1999 and ended in 2006. He was followed by Giorgio Napolitano

He is appreciated very much by the Italian people because of his equality and rightness.

Since 1979 he had been President of the Bank of Italy, but his task ended in 1993.

He was also Prime Minister of the Italian government, but his task lasted just a few months, because it was just a technical government,which purpose was to lead the country in a moment of difficulty.