List of Presidents of the Senate of Italy

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Current President, Pietro Grasso, was appointed on 16 March 2013.

This is a list of the Presidents of the Italian Senate from the Kingdom of Sardinia to the present day.

Kingdom of Sardinia (1848–1860)[edit]

Parties

      Independent       Historical Right

Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term of office Political Party
Lesser coat of arms of the Kingdom of Italy (1890).svg Gaspare Coller
(1776–1855)
3 May 1848 30 December 1848 Independent
Giuseppe Manno 1.jpg Giuseppe Manno
(1786–1868)
13 February 1849 29 May 1855 Historical Right
Cesare Alfieri di Sostegno.gif Cesare Alfieri di Sostegno
(1799–1869)
8 June 1855 28 December 1860 Historical Right

Kingdom of Italy (1861–1946)[edit]

Parties
  • 1861–1912:

      Historical Right       Historical Left

  • 1912–1922:

      Liberals

  • 1922–1943:

      National Fascist Party (sole legal party)

  • 1943–1946:

      Independent

Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term of office Political Party
Ruggero Settimo.jpg Ruggero Settimo
(1778–1863)
18 February 1861 12 May 1863 Independent
Lesser coat of arms of the Kingdom of Italy (1890).svg Federico Sclopis
(1798–1888)
25 May 1863 13 October 1864 Independent
Giuseppe Manno 1.jpg Giuseppe Manno
(1786–1868)
15 October 1964 7 November 1865 Historical Right
Gabrio Casati.gif Gabrio Casati
(1798–1873)
2 November 1865 21 November 1870 Historical Right
Lesser coat of arms of the Kingdom of Italy (1890).svg Vincenzo Fardella di Torrearsa
(1808–1889)
5 December 1870 20 September 1874 Historical Right
Lesser coat of arms of the Kingdom of Italy (1890).svg Luigi Des Ambrois
(1807–1884)
15 November 1874 3 December 1874 Independent
Lesser coat of arms of the Kingdom of Italy (1890).svg Giuseppe Pasolini
(1815–1876)
3 December 1874 3 October 1876 Independent
Lesser coat of arms of the Kingdom of Italy (1890).svg Sebastiano Tecchio
(1807–1886)
20 November 1876 27 July 1884 Historical Left
Pistolesi Saverio - generale Giacomo Durando - litografia - 1860.jpg Giacomo Durando
(1807-1894)
23 November 1884 4 September 1887 Historical Right
Domenico Farini.jpg Domenico Farini
(1834–1900)
16 November 1887 15 July 1898 Historical Left
Giuseppe Saracco.gif Giuseppe Saracco
(1821–1907)
2 August 1898 18 October 1904 Historical Left
Lesser coat of arms of the Kingdom of Italy (1890).svg Tancredi Canonico
(1838–1908)
30 November 1904 20 March 1908 Historical Left
Lesser coat of arms of the Kingdom of Italy (1890).svg Giuseppe Manfredi
(1828–1918)
20 March 1908 18 November 1918 Liberals
Lesser coat of arms of the Kingdom of Italy (1890).svg Adeodato Bonasi
(1838–1920)
18 November 1918 29 September 1919 Liberals
Tommaso Tittoni 01.jpg Tommaso Tittoni
(1855–1931)
1 December 1919 21 January 1929 Liberals
Luigi Federzoni-Pd-italy-132.jpg Luigi Federzoni
(1878–1967)
29 April 1929 2 March 1939 National Fascist Party
Fascist symbol.svg Giacomo Suardo
(1883–1947)
15 March 1939 28 July 1943 National Fascist Party
Amiral Paolo Thaon di Revel N53030881 JPEG 1 1DM (cropped).jpg Paolo Thaon di Revel
(1857–1948)
2 August 1943 20 July 1944 Independent
Lesser coat of arms of the Kingdom of Italy (1890).svg Pietro Tomasi Della Torretta
(1873–1962)
20 July 1944 28 May 1946 Independent

Italian Republic (1946–Present)[edit]

Parties
  • 1946-1993:

      Democratic Socialist Party/Labour Democratic Party       Liberal Party       Christian Democracy       Republican Party

  • Since 1994:

      Forza Italia/People of Freedom       People's Party       The Daisy       Democratic Party

Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term of office Political Party
Ivanoe Bonomi.jpg Ivanoe Bonomi
(1873–1951)
8 May 1948[1] 20 April 1951 Italian Democratic Socialist Party
De Nicola ritratto.jpg Enrico De Nicola
(1877–1959)
28 April 1951 24 June 1952 Italian Liberal Party
Emblem of Italy.svg Giuseppe Paratore
(1876–1967)
26 June 1952 23 March 1953 Italian Liberal Party
Emblem of Italy.svg Luigi Gasparotto
(1873–1954)
24 March 1953 25 March 1953 Labour Democratic Party
Emblem of Italy.svg Meuccio Ruini
(1877–1970)
25 March 1953 24 June 1953 Labour Democratic Party
Emblem of Italy.svg Cesare Merzagora
(1898–1991)
25 June 1953 7 November 1967 Christian Democracy
Emblem of Italy.svg Ennio Zelioli-Lanzini
(1899–1976)
8 November 1967 4 June 1968 Christian Democracy
Amintore Fanfani.jpg Amintore Fanfani
(1908–1999)
5 June 1968 26 June 1973 Christian Democracy
Emblem of Italy.svg Giovanni Spagnolli
(1907–1984)
27 June 1973 4 July 1976 Christian Democracy
Amintore Fanfani.jpg Amintore Fanfani
(1908–1999)
5 July 1976 1 December 1982 Christian Democracy
Emblem of Italy.svg Tommaso Morlino
(1925–1983)
9 December 1982 6 May 1983 Christian Democracy
Emblem of Italy.svg Vittorino Colombo
(1925–1996)
12 May 1983 11 July 1983 Christian Democracy
Cossiga Francesco.jpg Francesco Cossiga
(1928–2010)
12 July 1983 24 June 1985 Christian Democracy
Amintore Fanfani.jpg Amintore Fanfani
(1908–1999)
9 July 1985 17 April 1987 Christian Democracy
Emblem of Italy.svg Giovanni Malagodi
(1904–1991)
22 April 1987 1 July 1987 Italian Liberal Party
Giovanni Spadolini.jpg Giovanni Spadolini
(1925–1994)
2 July 1987 14 April 1994 Italian Republican Party
Carlo scognamiglio pasini.jpg Carlo Scognamiglio
(1944– )
16 April 1994 8 May 1996 Forza Italia
Nicola Mancino.jpg Nicola Mancino
(1931– )
9 May 1996 29 May 2001 Italian People's Party
Marcello Pera.jpg Marcello Pera
(1943– )
30 May 2001 27 April 2006 Forza Italia
Franco Marini 4.jpg Franco Marini
(1933– )
29 April 2006 28 April 2008 The Daisy
Renato Schifani in Poland 2008.jpg Renato Schifani
(1950– )
29 April 2008 15 March 2013 The People of Freedom
Pietro Grasso - Festa Unità Roma 2012.JPG Pietro Grasso
(1945– )
16 March 2013 Incumbent Democratic Party

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (after a two-year vacancy)