Matteo Salvini

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Matteo Salvini
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Deputy Prime Minister of Italy
Assumed office
1 June 2018
Serving with Luigi Di Maio
Prime MinisterGiuseppe Conte
Preceded byAngelino Alfano (2014)
Minister of the Interior
Assumed office
1 June 2018
Prime MinisterGiuseppe Conte
Preceded byMarco Minniti
Federal Secretary of Lega Nord
Assumed office
15 December 2013
Preceded byRoberto Maroni
Member of the Senate of the Republic
Assumed office
23 March 2018
ConstituencyCalabria
Member of the European Parliament
In office
20 July 2004 – 22 March 2018
ConstituencyNorth-West Italy
Personal details
Born (1973-03-09) 9 March 1973 (age 46)
Milan, Italy
Political partyLega
Other political
affiliations
Us with Salvini (2014–present)
Spouse(s)
Fabrizia Ieluzzi
(m. 2003; div. 2010)
Domestic partnerElisa Isoardi (2015–present)
ChildrenFederico
Mirta
Signature
WebsiteOfficial website

Matteo Salvini (Italian pronunciation: [matˈtɛːo salˈviːni];[1][2] born 9 March 1973) is an Italian politician He is the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior since 1 June 2018. Salvini is also the Federal Secretary of Lega Nord since December 2013 and Us with Salvini since December 2014. He has been a Senator in the Italian Senate since March 2018. He previously served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the North-West Italy constituency from 2004 to 2018. Salvini is nicknamed by his supporters "The Captain" (Il Capitano).[3][4]

Salvini attended the University of Milan. He served on the Milan City Council from 1993 to 2012. Salvini was first elected to the European Parliament in 2004.

References[change | change source]

  1. Migliorini, Bruno; Tagliavini, Carlo; Fiorelli, Piero. Tommaso Francesco Borri, ed. "Dizionario italiano multimediale e multilingue d'ortografia e di pronunzia". dizionario.rai.it. Rai Eri. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  2. Canepari, Luciano. "Dizionario di pronuncia italiana online". dipionline.it. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  3. Il Capitano Salvini studia da premier: “Orgoglioso di essere populista”
  4. Il Capitano a Palermo. "Salvini, uno di noi"

Other websites[change | change source]

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