Antonio Ingroia

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Antonio Ingroia
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Leader of Civil Revolution
Incumbent
Assumed office
29 December 2012
Preceded by none
Personal details
Born (1959-03-31) 31 March 1959 (age 55)
Palermo, Italy
Political party Civil Revolution
Alma mater University of Palermo
Profession Magistrate

Antonio Ingroia (born 31 March 1959) is an Italian magistrate and politician and leader of Civil Revolution, with Luigi de Magistris, the mayor of Naples. Ingroia is also the director of a UN investigation against narcotraffic in Guatemala. He is also a writer and contributes regular columns to the daily newspaper Il Fatto Quotidiano.

Biography[edit]

Antonio Ingroia was born in Palermo, the capital city of Sicily, Italy. In 1987 Ingroia started to cooperate in the Antimafia pool of Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, two Italian magistrates who were killed in 1992 by the Mafia. In 2009 he became deputy chief anti-mafia prosecutor of Palermo.[1] On 26 July 2012 he became the director of a UN investigation into narcotraffic in Guatemala. On 29 December 2012, he announced that he would run to become Prime Minister of Italy at the head of the Civil Revolution coalition.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hooper, John (21 May 2010). "Silvio Berlusconi faces barrage of criticism over telephone bugging law". The Guardian. Retrieved 23 December 2012.