- Giovanni Spadolini
Infobox Prime Minister
name = Giovanni Spadolini
order2 = President of the Italian Senate
Acting President of the Republic
April 28, 1992to May 28, 1992
2 July, 1987
14 April, 1994
Giovanni Francesco Malagodi
Carlo Scognamiglio Pasini
order = 64th
President of the Council of Ministers of Italy
June 28, 1981
December 1, 1982
Italian Minister of Education
March 20, 1979
August 4, 1979
Italian Minister of Defense
August 4, 1983
April 17, 1987
birth_date = birth date|1925|6|21|mf=y
nationality = Italian
death_date = death date and age|1994|8|4|1925|6|21|mf=y
Italian Republican Party
Before entering politics, he was editor of
Il Corriere della Sera(The Evening Courier) from 1968 to 1972. He served as Minister for Cultural Assets and Activitiesfrom 1974 to 1976.
He was leader of the
Italian Republican Party(PRI) from 1979 to 1987. He served as Prime Minister of Italyfrom 1981 to 1982, the first in the post-1945 Republic to do so who was not a member of the Christian Democrat party.
From 1987 to April 1994 he was President of the Italian Senate. Following the electoral success of
Silvio Berlusconi's House of Freedoms, he lost the chairmanship of the Senate to Carlo Scognamiglio Pasiniby a single vote. He died four months later, on August 4, 1994.
title = Giovanni Spadolini
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