Francesco Cossiga

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Cossiga in 1990

Francesco Cossiga (26 July 1928 – 17 August 2010) was an Italian politician. He was the 8th President of Italy, serving from July 1985 to April 1992. He was the 42cd Prime Minister of Italy, serving from August 1979 to 1980.

Cossiga was born in Sassari, Sardinia. He died on 17 August 2010 in Rome, Italy from a respiratory infection, aged 82.[1]

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