Luigi Di Maio

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Luigi Di Maio
Luigi Di Maio daticamera 2013.jpg
Deputy Prime Minister of Italy
In office
1 June 2018 – 5 September 2019
Serving with Matteo Salvini
Prime MinisterGiuseppe Conte
Preceded byAngelino Alfano (2014)
Minister of Economic Development,
Labour and Social Policies
Assumed office
1 June 2018
Prime MinisterGiuseppe Conte
Preceded byCarlo Calenda (Economic Dev.)
Giuliano Poletti (Labour)
Leader of the Five Star Movement
Assumed office
23 September 2017
Preceded byBeppe Grillo
Vice President of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
21 March 2013 – 22 March 2018
PresidentLaura Boldrini
Preceded byRosy Bindi
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
Assumed office
15 March 2013
Personal details
Born (1986-07-06) 6 July 1986 (age 34)
Avellino, Italy
Political partyFive Star Movement

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 is also the leader of the Five Star Movement, the anti-establishment party founded by Beppe Grillo.[1] 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.[2]

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