Filippo Maria Pandolfi

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Filippo Maria Pandolfi (born 1 November 1927 in Bergamo) is an Italian former politician, minister and European commissioner.

Pandolfi graduated in philosophy at the Università Cattolica Milano, taught for some years and then worked for a publisher of scholastic books.

He was a member of the Christian Democracy party. He was elected to the Italian parliament in 1968, heading the list in electoral district of BresciaBergamo in 1976, 1979, 1983, and 1987.

Filippo Pandolfi was finance undersecretary in the Aldo Moro government from 1974 to 1976. In 1976 he became Minister of Finance, in 1978 Minister of the Treasury, then from 1980 to 1983 Minister for Industry and Trade, and finally from 1983 to 1988 Minister of Agriculture and Forestry.

From 6 January 1989 to 5 January 1993 he was the European Commissioner in the Delors Commission, having portfolio for Research and Development.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gaetano Stammati
Italian Minister of Finance
29 July 1976 – 11 March 1978
Succeeded by
Franco Maria Malfatti
Preceded by
Gaetano Stammati
Italian Minister of Exchequer
11 March 1978 – 18 October 1980
Succeeded by
Beniamino Andreatta
Preceded by
Antonio Bisaglia
Italian Minister of Trade and Industry
20 December 1980 – 28 June 1981
Succeeded by
Giovanni Marcora
Preceded by
Giovanni Marcora
Italian Minister of Trade and Industry
1 December 1982 – 4 August 1983
Succeeded by
Renato Altissimo
Preceded by
Giuseppe Bartolomei
Italian Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
4 August 1983 – 13 April 1988
Succeeded by
Calogero Antonio Mannino
Preceded by
Karl-Heinz Narjes
European Commissioner
6 January 1989 – 5 January 1993
Succeeded by
Antonio Ruberti
Preceded by
Lorenzo Natali
Italian member to Commission of the European Communities
6 January 1989 – 5 January 1993
Succeeded by
Antonio Ruberti