Historic Compromise

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Historic Compromise
Compromesso Storico
Founder Aldo Moro
Enrico Berlinguer
Founded 1976
Dissolved 1978
Succeeded by Pentapartito
Political position Centre-left
Party members Christian Demcoracy
Italian Communist Party (extern support)
Politics of Italy
Political parties
Elections
Aldo Moro, the "ideator" of the Compromise.

In Italian history, the Historic Compromise (Italian: Compromesso storico) was an accommodation between the Christian Democrats (DC) and the Italian Communist Party (PCI) in the 1970s, after the latter embraced eurocommunism under Enrico Berlinguer. The 1978 assassination of DC leader Aldo Moro put an end to the Compromesso storico. Norberto Bobbio was a prominent intellectual supporter of the accommodation.

Aftermath[edit]

Since the middle of the 1990s until 2008, most communists and former communists, many socialists, and many former members of the DC co-operated in the coalitions "The Olive Tree" and its successor "The Union". The Democratic Party considers itself continuing in the tradition of the compromise.

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