Pietro Grasso

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Pietro Grasso
Pietro Grasso - Festa Unità Roma 2012.JPG
President of the Italian Senate
In office
16 March 2013 – 22 March 2018
Preceded byRenato Schifani
Succeeded byElisabetta Casellati
Acting President of Italy
In office
14 January 2015 – 3 February 2015
Prime MinisterMatteo Renzi
Preceded byGiorgio Napolitano
Succeeded bySergio Mattarella
Member of the Italian Senate
Assumed office
15 March 2013
ConstituencyLazio (2013–2018)
Sicily (2018–present)
National Antimafia Prosecutor
In office
11 October 2005 – 27 December 2012
Preceded byPierluigi Vigna
Succeeded byGiusto Sciacchitano
Personal details
Born (1945-01-01) 1 January 1945 (age 77)
Licata, Kingdom of Italy
Political partyDemocratic Party (2013–2017)
Free and Equal (2017–2018)
Independent (2018–present)
Maria Fedele (m. 1970)
Children1 son
Alma materUniversity of Palermo

Pietro Grasso (Italian pronunciation: [ˌpjɛːtro ˈɡrasːo]; born 1 January 1945), also known as Piero Grasso, is an Italian anti-mafia magistrate and politician. He was the President of the Italian Senate from 2013 until 2018.[1] Grasso became Acting President of Italy on 14 January 2015, after the resignation of President Giorgio Napolitano. Sergio Mattarella succeeded Grasso as president when he was elected as the new president of Italy.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Profile of Pietro Grasso". The official website of the Senate of the Italian Republic.

Other websites[change | change source]

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