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Giorgio Napolitano

Giorgio Napolitano
Personal data
Date of birth29 June 1925(age 91)
Place of birthNaples, Province of Naples, Italy
Political partyItalian Communist Party, Democrats of the Left
SpouseClio Maria Bittoni
ChildrenGiulio Napolitano
Giovanni Napolitano
ResidenceQuirinal Palace, Rome, Italy
Alma materUniversity of Naples Federico II
11th President of Italy
Assumed office15 May 2006
Prime ministerRomano Prodi
Silvio Berlusconi
Preceded byCarlo Azeglio Ciampi
Minister of the Interior
In office17 May 1996 - 21 October 1998
Prime ministerRomano Prodi
Succeeded byRosa Russo Jervolino
Preceded byGiovanni Rinaldo Coronas
President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies
In office3rd June 1992 - 14th April 1994
Succeeded byIrene Pivetti
Preceded byOscar Luigi Scalfaro
Lifetime Senator
In office23rd November 2005 - 15th May 2006

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Giorgio Napolitano (-itˈdʒordʒo napoliˈtaːno; born 29 June 1925) is the 11th and current President of the Italian Republic. A former lifetime senator, his election took place on 10 May 2006, and his term started with the swearing-in ceremony held on 15 May 2006. He is the first President of Italy to have been a member of the Italian Communist Party.

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