David Sassoli

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Sassoli in July 2019

David Maria Sassoli (born 30 May 1956) is an Italian politician and journalist. He has been the President of the European Parliament since July 2019.[1] He is a member of the Democratic Party. He first became a member of the European Parliament in July 2009. Before entering politics, he worked for newspaper Il Giorno and as a news reporter for TG3 and TG1.

Sassoli was born in Florence. He is married to Alessandra Vittorini, and has two children. He is a fan of football club Fiorentina.

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  1. "MEPs choose David-Maria Sassoli as new European Parliament president". BBC News. 3 July 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2019.

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