Paolo Gentiloni

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The Honourable
Paolo Gentiloni
MP
Paolo Gentiloni - Festival Economia 2016.jpg
57th Prime Minister of Italy
Assumed office
12 December 2016
President Sergio Mattarella
Preceded by Matteo Renzi
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
31 October 2014 – 12 December 2016
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi
Preceded by Federica Mogherini
Succeeded by Angelino Alfano
Minister of Communications
In office
17 May 2006 – 8 May 2008
Prime Minister Romano Prodi
Preceded by Mario Landolfi
Succeeded by Claudio Scajola (Economic Development)
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
Assumed office
30 May 2001
Constituency Piedmont 2 (2001–2006)
Lazio 1 (2006–present)
Personal details
Born Paolo Gentiloni Silveri
22 November 1954 (1954-11-22) (age 62)
Rome, Italy
Political party The Daisy (2002–2007)
Democratic Party (2007–present)
Spouse(s) Emanuela Mauro
Alma mater Sapienza University
Profession

Paolo Gentiloni Silveri[1] (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpaːolo dʒentiˈloːni]; born 22 November 1954 in Rome) is an Italian politician. He became the Prime Minister of Italy in December 2016 after the resignation of Matteo Renzi.

He is a member of the Democratic Party. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 31 October 2014 through 12 December 2016.[2] He was also Minister of Communications during the government of Romano Prodi.

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