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Moro, Aldo

Born: 1916 AD
Died: 1978 AD, at 61 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Politician


1916 - Born in Maglie, in the province of Lecce on the 23rd of September.

1941 - He joined and became president of the FUCI.

1946 - Moro was elected to the Constituent Assembly and helped to draft the Italian constitution.

1948 - He was then re-elected as a member of the House of Representatives.

1963-1968 - Leader of the parliamentary coalition he served as Prime Minister.

1970 - He was one of the political leaders who gave the deepest attention to Enrico Berlinguer's project of a so-called Compromesso Storico.

1978 - On the 16th of March, Moro was kidnapped in Via Fani, a street in Rome, by a militant Communist group, known as the Red Brigades and led by Mario Moretti, after the murder of his 5 escort agents.

         - Died on the 9th of May.



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