Girolamo Sirchia

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Girolamo Sirchia
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Minister of Health
In office
11 June 2001 – 23 April 2005
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi
Preceded by Umberto Veronesi
Succeeded by Francesco Storace
Personal details
Born (1933-09-14) September 14, 1933 (age 80)
Milan, Italy
Nationality Italy Italian
Political party Independent
Alma mater University of Milan

Girolamo Sirchia (born September 14, 1933) is an Italian physician and politician.

Sirchia was born in Milan. He is married and has two daughters. He obtained a medical degree at University of Milan, specializing in Internal Medicine and Immuno-hematology.

He was Italian Minister of Health from June 2001 to April 2005 and he is known first for a smoking ban (Sirchia law) in all indoor public places.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Umberto Veronesi
Italian Minister of Health
2001-2005
Succeeded by
Francesco Storace