Elisabetta Casellati

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Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati
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Minister for Institutional Reforms
Assumed office
22 October 2022
Prime MinisterGiorgia Meloni
Preceded byPosition established
President of the Italian Senate
In office
24 March 2018 – 12 October 2022
Preceded byPietro Grasso
Succeeded byIgnazio La Russa
Member of the Senate
Assumed office
23 March 2018
In office
30 May 2001 – 15 September 2014
ConstituencyPadua (2001–2006)
Veneto (2006–2014)
In office
15 April 1994 – 8 May 1996
Personal details
Maria Elisabetta Alberti

(1946-08-12) 12 August 1946 (age 76)
Rovigo, Italy
Political partyForza Italia (1994–2009)
People of Freedom (2009–2013)
Forza Italia (2013–present)
Spouse(s)Giambattista Casellati
Alma materUniversity of Ferrara
Pontifical Lateran University

Maria Elisabetta Casellati, née Alberti (born 12 August 1946), is an Italian lawyer and politician. She was the President of the Italian Senate from 2018 to 2022. She is the first woman to have ever held this position.[1][2] In 2022, she was nominated as a candidate for President of Italy by centre-right coalition.[3] Election president, the crash of lawyer Casellati who was already seen at the Quirinale.[4] She became Minister for Institutional Reforms in the Giorgia Meloni cabinet in 2022.

References[change | change source]

  1. Discorso di insediamento in Aula di Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, Presidente del Senato della XVIII legislatura
  2. "Profile of Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati". The official website of the Senate of the Italian Republic.
  3. Presidente della Repubblica ?, repubblica.it, 28 gennaio 2022
  4. https://www.repubblica.it/politica/2022/01/28/news/elezione_presidente_casellati_avvocatessa_sicura_del_quirinale-335623201/ No Presidente della Repubblica, repubblica.it, 29 gennaio 2022]