Prime Minister of Italy
|President of the Council of Ministers of Italy
Presidente del Consiglio dei Ministri della Repubblica Italiana
Flag of the President of the Council of Ministers
|Appointer||President of the Republic|
|Inaugural holder||Camillo Benso di Cavour|
|Formation||17 March 1861|
The Prime Minister of Italy, officially President of the Council of Ministers, is the head of government of Italy. Paolo Gentiloni became Prime Minister on 12 December 2016. The one before him was Matteo Renzi.