Cesare Salvi

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Cesare Salvi
Cesare Salvi al Congresso Arcigay - Foto Giovanni Dall'Orto 12-5-2007 - 08.jpg
Minister of Labor and Social Security
In office
June 2000 – 2001
Prime Minister Giuliano Amato
Preceded by Antonio Bassolino
Personal details
Born (1948-06-09) 9 June 1948 (age 66)
Nationality Italian
Political party Democrats of the Left
Residence Rome

Cesare Salvi (born 9 June 1948) is a senior Italian politician and senator with the Democrats of the Left (DS) who served as minister of labor and social security.

Early life[edit]

Salvi was born in Lecce on 9 June 1948.[1][2]


Salvi was the spokesperson for the secretary of DS.[3] He was a senator from 1992 to 2008.[1] He was also head of the DS senators.[4]

He served as the relatore (secretary) for one of the four sub-committees (specifically one about the form of government) dealing the future form of the Italian governments under the joint constitutional committee launched during the period of 1997-98.[5][6] He was appointed labor minister to the cabinet headed by then prime minister Giuliano Amato in June 2000.[7] Salvi replaced Antonio Bassolino as labor minister.[8] He was in office until 2001.

Then he served as the head of the judiciary committee at the 14th senate of Italy from 30 May 2001 to 27 April 2006.[1][9] He became the leader of the DS's left wing, ‘Sinistra per il Socialismo’ (Left for Socialism) in the mid-2000s.[10]


Salvi is the author of the following books: Il contenuto del diritto di proprietà. Artt. 832-833 (1994; The content of the property right. Articles 832 to 833), La rosa rossa: Il futuro della sinistra (Ingrandimenti) (2000; The red rose: The Future of the Left (enlargements)) and La responsabilità civile (2005; Responsibility of Civils).[11] He also published a book about cronyism in 2005, The Cost of Democracy.[12]


  1. ^ a b c "Cesare Salvi". Italian Senate. Retrieved 11 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Italy". Wiley. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Carlo Guarnieri; James Newell (2005). Quo Vadis?. Berghahn Books. p. 130. ISBN 978-1-84545-137-0. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Pina, Jorge (10 April 1997). "Government Gets Senate Vote of Confidence". Inter Press Service. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  5. ^ Donovan, Mark (April 2003). "Semi-Presidentialism in Italy: From Taboo to Taboo?". PSA. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  6. ^ Gilbert, Mark (1998). "Transforming Italy's institutions? The bicameral committee on institutional reform". Modern Italy 3 (1): 49–66. doi:10.1080/13532949808454791. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  7. ^ Mark Gilbert; Gianfranco Pasquino (1 December 2000). Italian Politics, a Review: A Publication of the Conference Group on Italian Politics and the Carlo Cattaneo Institute. Berghahn Books. p. 10. ISBN 978-1-57181-840-9. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  8. ^ Sergio Fabbrini (2008). Italy in the European Union: Redefining National Interest in a Compound Polity. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 72. ISBN 978-0-7425-5566-2. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  9. ^ "Senate bodies". Italian Senate. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  10. ^ Salucci, Lapo (2008). "Left No More: Exit, Voice and Loyalty in the Dissolution of a Party". APSA. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  11. ^ "Books by Cesare Salvi". Amazon. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
  12. ^ Povoledo, Elisabetta (27 July 2007). "A book grabs attention by depicting Italian politicians as greedy and self-referential". The New York Times. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 

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