Enrico De Nicola

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Enrico De Nicola

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President of Italy
In office
1 January 1948 – 12 May 1948
Prime MinisterAlcide De Gasperi
Preceded byPosition established[a]
Succeeded byLuigi Einaudi
Head of State of the Provisional Government of Italy
In office
28 June 1946 – 1 January 1948
Prime MinisterAlcide De Gasperi
Preceded byAlcide De Gasperi
Succeeded byPosition abolished
President of the Constitutional Court
In office
23 January 1956 – 26 March 1957
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byGaetano Azzariti
President of the Senate
In office
28 April 1951 – 24 June 1952
Preceded byIvanoe Bonomi
Succeeded byGiuseppe Paratore
President of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
26 June 1920 – 25 January 1924
MonarchVittorio Emanuele III
Preceded byVittorio Emanuele Orlando
Succeeded byAlfredo Rocco
Personal details
Born(1877-11-09)9 November 1877
Naples, Campania, Kingdom of Italy
Died1 October 1959(1959-10-01) (aged 81)
Torre del Greco, Campania, Italy
NationalityItalian
Political partyItalian Liberal Party
Alma materUniversity of Naples Federico II
ProfessionLawyer
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Enrico De Nicola, OMRI (Italian pronunciation: [enˈriːko de niˈkɔːla] (audio speaker iconlisten); 9 November 1877 – 1 October 1959)[1] was an Italian jurist, journalist, politician. He was the head of state of republican Italy from 1946 to 1948. He became the first president of Italy on 1 January 1948.[2]

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  1. Title last held by Napoleon Bonaparte under the Italian Republic (Napoleonic).

References[change | change source]

  1. Lentz, Harris M., ed. (4 February 2014). Heads of States and Governments Since 1945. Routledge. p. 436. ISBN 9781134264902.
  2. Favor, Lesli J. (2004). Italy: a primary source cultural guide. The Rosen Publishing Group. pp. 36. ISBN 0-8239-3839-5.