Gianroberto Casaleggio (Italian pronunciation: [dʒanroˈbɛrto kazaˈleddʒo]; 14 August 1954 – 12 April 2016) was an Italian entrepreneur and political activist. He was co-founder and chairman of Casaleggio Associati srl and editor of Beppe Grillo's blog. He was also co-founder, with Beppe Grillo, of the Five Star Movement, of which he was sometimes called "guru". Casaleggio promoted the Web in Italy as a medium for political communication.
Casaleggio died on 12 April 2016 at the age of 61, after a long-illness.
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- Marco Alfieri (26 May 2012). "Grillo e l'ombra di Casaleggio il guru con il mito di Re Artù". La Stampa. Retrieved 19 December 2012.
- Emiliano Liuzzi (8 September 2012). "Il guru Casaleggio esce dall'ombra: "Non decido io"". il Fatto Quotidiano. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
- Natale, Simone; Ballatore, Andrea (2014-01-01). "The web will kill them all: new media, digital utopia, and political struggle in the Italian 5-Star Movement" (in en). Media, Culture & Society 36 (1): 105–121. doi:10.1177/0163443713511902. ISSN 0163-4437. http://mcs.sagepub.com/content/36/1/105.
- "M5s, è morto Gianroberto CasaleggioFotostoria- Le frasi - I video". Corriere della Sera. 12 April 2016.