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Carlo Ripa di Meana

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Carlo Ripa di Meana
Minister of the Environment
In office
28 June 1992 – 9 March 1993
Prime MinisterGiuliano Amato
Preceded byGiorgio Ruffolo
Succeeded byValdo Spini
European Commissioner for the Environment
In office
PresidentJacques Delors
Preceded byStanley Clinton Davis
Succeeded byIoannis Paleokrassas
European Commissioner for the Institutional Reforms, Information Policy, Culture and Tourism
In office
PresidentJacques Delors
Preceded byLorenzo Natali (Information)
Giorgios Contogeorgis (Tourism)
Succeeded byJean Dondelinger
Personal details
Born(1929-08-29)29 August 1929
Pietrasanta, Italy
Died2 March 2018(2018-03-02) (aged 88)
Rome, Italy
Political partyPCI (1948-1958)
PSI (1958-1992)
Greens (1993-2001)
(m. 1982; died 2018)

Carlo Ripa di Meana (15 August 1929 – 2 March 2018) was an Italian politician. He was a Member of the European Parliament, a European Commissioner with portfolio for the environment and was environment minister of Italy.

Ripa di Meana was the leader of the Italian Greens and president of the organization Italia Nostra.

From 1982 until her death in 2018, Ripa di Meana was married to actress and socialite Marina Ripa Di Meana.

From 1993 to 1996 Ripa di Meana was the Spokesperson of the Federation of the Greens, in the 1994 European Parliament election he was again elected MEP, while in 2000 regional election he was elected in the Umbrian Regional Council.

Ripa di Meana died in Rome on 2 March 2018 of skin cancer at the age of 88.[1]


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