List of presidents of Italy

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This is a list of presidents of Italy since the monarchy ended and Enrico de Nicola became president.

List[change | change source]

  PLI     

  DC        PSDI        PSI        DS        Independent

N. Portrait Name

(Born–Died)

Term of office Party Election Prime Ministers
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Enrico De Nicola.jpg Enrico De Nicola (1877–1959) 1 January

1948[a]

12 May

1948

132 days Italian Liberal Party De Gasperi
2 Luigi Einaudi.jpg Luigi Einaudi (1874–1961) 12 May

1948

11 May

1955

6 years, 364 days Italian Liberal Party 1948 De Gasperi
Pella
Fanfani
Scelba
3 Giovanni Gronchi.jpg Giovanni Gronchi (1887–1978) 11 May

1955

11 May

1962

7 years, 0 days Christian Democracy 1955 Scelba
Segni
Zoli
Fanfani
Segni
Tambroni
Fanfani
4 Antonio Segni Official.jpg Antonio Segni (1891–1972) 11 May

1962

6 December

1964[b]

2 years, 209 days Christian Democracy 1962 Fanfani
Leone
Moro
5 Giuseppe Saragat (cropped).jpg Giuseppe Saragat (1898–1988) 29 December

1964

29 December

1971

7 years, 0 days Italian Democratic Socialist Party 1964 Moro
Leone
Rumor
Colombo
6 Giovanni Leone Official.jpg Giovanni Leone (1908–2001) 29 December

1971

15 June

1978[c]

6 years, 168 days Christian Democracy 1971 Colombo
Andreotti
Rumor
Moro
Andreotti
7 Pertini ritratto.jpg Sandro Pertini (1896–1990) 9 July

1978

29 June

1985[d]

6 years, 355 days Italian Socialist Party 1978 Andreotti
Cossiga
Forlani
Spadolini
Fanfani
Craxi
8 Cossiga Francesco.jpg Francesco Cossiga (1928–2010) 3 July

1985

28 April

1992[e]

6 years, 300 days Christian Democracy 1985 Craxi
Fanfani
Goria
De Mita
Andreotti
9 link=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Oscar Luigi Scalfaro portrait.jpg Oscar Luigi Scalfaro (1918–2012) 28 May

1992

15 May

1999[d]

6 years, 352 days Christian Democracy 1992 Andreotti
Amato
Ciampi
Berlusconi
Dini
Prodi
D'Alema
10 Ciampi ritratto.jpg Carlo Azeglio Ciampi (1920–2016) 18 May

1999

15 May

2006[d]

6 years, 362 days Independent[f] 1999 D'Alema
Amato
Berlusconi
11 Presidente Napolitano.jpg Giorgio Napolitano (born 1925) 15 May

2006

14 January

2015[g]

8 years, 244 days Democrats of the Left /

Independent

2006 Prodi
Berlusconi
Monti
Letta
Renzi
2013
12 Sergio Mattarella Presidente della Repubblica Italiana.jpg Sergio Mattarella (born 1941) 3 February 2015 Incumbent 7 years, 282 days Independent[h] 2015 Renzi
Gentiloni
Conte
Draghi
Meloni
2022

Notes[change | change source]

  1. He was already provisional Chief of state it:Capo provvisorio dello Stato since 1 July 1946.
  2. Resigned due to health reasons.
  3. Resigned due to a bribery scandal.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Resigned in order to bring forward the inauguration ceremony of the President-elect.
  5. Resigned in order to favor the resolution of the political crisis after the 1992 general election.
  6. Ciampi was a member of the Action Party, which was dissolved in 1947.
  7. Resigned due to age reasons.
  8. Mattarella was a member of the Christian Democracy, of the Italian People's Party, of The Daisy and of the Democratic Party, but he quit political commitment when he left the Parliament in 2008.