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Fini, Gianfranco

Born: 1952 AD
Currently alive, at 63 years of age.
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Political Leader, Politician, Representative

1952 – Gianfranco Fini, born on the 3rd of January in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is an Italian politician.

1977 – National Secretary of Fronte della Gioventù ("Youth Front").

1983 – He was first elected as a representative to the Camera dei Deputati (or Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of the Italian Parliament) on the 26th of June with the far-right MSI-DN party.

1992 – 1994 – Praised Benito Mussolini as “the greatest statesman of the twentieth century” and declared that “Fascism has a tradition of honesty, correctness and good government”.

1993 – He ran for the mayorship of Rome but was defeated by Francesco Rutelli.

1995 – In January, at a party conference in the town Fiuggi, not far from Rome, he was officially elected president of the then newly-formed Alleanza Nazionale, a position he has held ever since.

2001 – Became deputy prime minister.

2002 – 2006 – He represented the Italian Government at the European Convention.

2004 – He was foreign minister in November.