Enzo Bettiza

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Vincenzo Bettiza (7 June 1927 – 28 July 2017) was a Croatian-born Italian novelist, journalist and politician.[1] He was born in Split, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (present day Croatia).

Bettiza has been director of several Italian newspaper and author of numerous books. as a journalist he devoted his attention to Eastern European countries and nationalities, and Southeastern Europe, Yugoslavian area in particular.

In the period 1957-1965 he was foreign correspondent for the newspaper La Stampa, first from Vienna and then from Moscow. Later he moved to Corriere della Sera, for which he worked for ten years.

Starting from 1976, he was member of the Italian Senate and the European Parliament.

Bettiza died on 28 July 2017 in Rome, Italy at the age of 90.[2]

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  1. Saša Ljubičić: Bettize nisu napustili Split zbog partizana, Bettiza's interview for Slobodna Dalmacija (2), November 25, 2004. Accessed June 12, 2016
    Enzo (Vinko) Bettiza primit će uskoro i znamenito odličje - red Danice hrvatske s likom Marka Marulića "za unaprjeđenje kulturnih i drugih odnosa između Republike Hrvatske i Talijanske Republike"."...
  2. È morto Enzo Bettiza, fra i fondatori del "Giornale" con Montanelli (Italian)