Italo Viglianesi

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Italo Viglianesi (January 1, 1916 – January 19, 1995) was an Italian trade unionist politician and syndicalist.

Viglianesi was born in Caltagirone, Italy. In 1950 he was one of the founder and first general secretary of Italian Labour Union (UIL)[1] one of the biggest Italian trade union centers. He was for two consecutive minister of transport from March 27 1970 to February 17 1972 under Mariano Rumor and Emilio Colombo cabinets representing the Italian Socialist Party (PSI). He was senator from 1963 to 1979 when he retired. He died in Rome, aged 89.

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