1919 - Born on January 14th in Rome, Italy. Christian Democratic politician who was several times prime minister of Italy.
1945 - Married to Livia Danese.
- A member of the Christian Democratic party, Andreotti held a variety of ministerial posts throughout the 1950s and 60s and first served as premier.
1972-1992 - Six-time Prime Minister of Italy. He was one of Italy's most skillful and powerful politicians in the era after World War II.
1993 - He was investigated for corruption and accused of protecting the Mafia.
1996 - He also went to trial for ordering the murder of a journalist said to have incriminating information.
1999 - He was acquitted of both sets of charges, a decision that ultimately was upheld on appeal.
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