Giulio Andreotti

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Senatore
Giulio Andreotti
Giulio Andreotti, ca 1987.jpg
Giulio Andreotti in 1991
41st Prime Minister of Italy
In office
17 February 1972 – 7 July 1973
President Giovanni Leone
Preceded by Emilio Colombo
Succeeded by Mariano Rumor
In office
29 July 1976 – 4 August 1979
President Giovanni Leone
Alessandro Pertini
Deputy Ugo La Malfa
Preceded by Aldo Moro
Succeeded by Francesco Cossiga
In office
22 July 1989 – 24 April 1992
President Francesco Cossiga
Deputy Claudio Martelli
Preceded by Ciriaco De Mita
Succeeded by Giuliano Amato
Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
August 4, 1983 – July 22, 1989
Prime Minister Bettino Craxi
Amintore Fanfani
Giovanni Goria
Ciriaco de Mita
Preceded by Emilio Colombo
Succeeded by Gianni De Michelis
Italian Minister of Defense
In office
February 15, 1959 – February 23, 1966
Prime Minister Antonio Segni
Fernando Tambroni
Amintore Fanfani
Giovanni Leone
Aldo Moro
Preceded by Antonio Segni
Succeeded by Roberto Tremelloni
In office
March 14, 1974 – November 23, 1974
Prime Minister Mariano Rumor
Preceded by Mario Tanassi
Succeeded by Arnaldo Forlani
Italian Minister of the Interior
In office
January 18, 1954 – February 8, 1954
Prime Minister Amintore Fanfani
Preceded by Amintore Fanfani
Succeeded by Mario Scelba
In office
May 11, 1978 – June 13, 1978
Prime Minister Himself
Preceded by Francesco Cossiga
Succeeded by Virginio Rognoni
Lifetime Senator
In office
June 19, 1991 – May 6, 2013
Constituency Appointment
by President Cossiga
Personal details
Born (1919-01-14)January 14, 1919
Rome, Lazio, Italy
Died May 6, 2013(2013-05-06) (aged 94)[1]
Rome, Lazio, Italy
Nationality Italian
Political party Christian Democracy (1942–1994)
Italian People's Party (1994–2001)
European Democracy (2001–2002)
Independent (2002–2008)
Union of the Centre (2008–2013)[2]
Spouse(s) Livia Danese (m. 1945–2013) (his death)
Children Lamberto, Marilena, Stefano, Serena
Residence Rome, Italy
Alma mater University of Rome La Sapienza
Profession Politics
Journalist
Religion Roman Catholicism

Giulio Andreotti (January 14, 1919 – May 6, 2013)[3] was an Italian politician of the Christian Democracy party. He was the 41st Prime Minister of Italy from 1972 to 1973, from 1976 to 1979 and from 1989 to 1992. He was also Minister of the Interior (1954 and 1978), Defense Minister (1959–1966 and 1974) and Foreign Minister (1983–1989). He was a Senator for life from 1991 until his death in 2013. He was also a journalist and author.

Andreotti was born on January 14, 1919 in Rome, Italy. He studied at the University of Rome La Sapienza. Andreotti was married to Livia Danese from 1945 until his death in 2013. They had four children. Andreotti died on May 6, 2013 in Rome from respiratory complications, aged 94.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Tagliabue, John (6 May 2013). "Giulio Andreotti, Premier of Italy 7 Times, Dies at 94". The New York Times. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  2. "Gianpiero D'Alia: Greetings, Andreotti always set an example for us" (in Italian). UDC official website. 14 January 2011. Retrieved 3 March 2013. 
  3. "Giulio Andreotti: Ex-Italian prime minister dies". BBC News. 6 May 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  4. "Giulio Andreotti, former Italian prime minister, dies aged 94". The Guardian. 6 May 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Giulio Andreotti at Wikimedia Commons

  • "Les procès Andreotti en Italie" ("The Andreotti trials in Italy") by Philippe Foro, published by University of Toulouse II, Groupe de recherche sur l'histoire immédiate (Study group on contemporary history) (in French)
  • Il Divo a Paolo Sorrentino Film