Luigi Di Maio

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Luigi Di Maio
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
5 September 2019 – 22 October 2022
Prime MinisterGiuseppe Conte
Preceded byEnzo Moavero Milanesi
Succeeded byAntonio Tajani
Deputy Prime Minister of Italy
In office
1 June 2018 – 5 September 2019
Serving with Matteo Salvini
Prime MinisterGiuseppe Conte
Preceded byAngelino Alfano (2014)
Succeeded byVacant
Minister of Economic Development
In office
1 June 2018 – 5 September 2019
Prime MinisterGiuseppe Conte
Preceded byCarlo Calenda
Succeeded byStefano Patuanelli
Minister of Labour and Social Policies
In office
1 June 2018 – 5 September 2019
Prime MinisterGiuseppe Conte
Preceded byGiuliano Poletti
Succeeded byNunzia Catalfo
Leader of the Five Star Movement
In office
23 September 2017 – 22 January 2020
Preceded byBeppe Grillo
Succeeded byVito Crimi
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
Assumed office
15 March 2013
ConstituencyCampania 1 (2013–2018)
NaplesAcerra (2018–present)
Personal details
Born (1986-07-06) 6 July 1986 (age 37)
Avellino, Italy
Political partyFive Star Movement
Domestic partnerVirginia Saba[1]

Luigi Di Maio (Italian pronunciation: [luˌidʒi di ˈmaːjo]; born 6 July 1986) is an Italian politician. He served as Vice President of the Chamber of Deputies. He was also the leader of the Five Star Movement, the anti-establishment party founded by Beppe Grillo between 2017 and 2020.[2] He ran for Prime Minister of Italy in the 2018 general election.

In September 2017, Di Maio was elected the Prime Minister candidate and Political Head of the M5S, with more than 82% of votes.[3]

Between 1 June 2018 to 5 September 2019, he was the Deputy Prime Minister of Italy.

On 5 September 2019, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte appointed him to be Minister of Foreign Affairs.

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  • Kiss, Laura (3 February 2014). "Will Passion Save Italy?". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 25 April 2014.