Achille Variati

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Achille Variati
Mayor of Vicenza
In office
12 July 1990[1] – 8 May 1995
Preceded byAntonio Corazzin
Succeeded byMarino Quaresimin
In office
29 April 2008 – 13 June 2018
Preceded byEnrico Hüllweck
Succeeded byFrancesco Rucco
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
13 October 2022
ConstituencyNorth-East Italy
Personal details
Born (1953-01-19) 19 January 1953 (age 71)
Vicenza, Italy
Political partyDC (till 1994)
PPI (1994–2002)
DL (2002–2007)
PD (since 2007)
Alma materUniversity of Padua

Achille Variati (Vicenza, 19 January 1953) is an Italian politician and former Mayor of Vicenza.

A long-time member of Christian Democracy, he was elected to the municipal council of Vicenza in 1980 and then re-elected in 1985 and 1990, when he became city Mayor. After the disbandment of Christian Democracy, he joined the Italian People's Party and later Democracy is Freedom – The Daisy and the Democratic Party.[2]

Elected to the Regional Council of Veneto in 1995, 2000 and 2005, he was President of the group of the Democratic Party since the beginning of 2007, almost eight months before the party was founded. He was elected Mayor of Vicenza in 2008[3] and re-elected in 2013.[4]


  1. ^ Ministry of the Interior
  2. ^ Consiglio Regionale Veneto – Il Consiglio
  3. ^ VICENZA: VARIATI ELETTO SINDACO CON IL 50,4% A SORPRESA BATTE SARTORI (49,5) – Clandestinoweb: sondaggi politici, elettorali. Il sondaggio politico elettorale che fa opinione Archived 1 May 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Il Giornale di - Notizie, Cronaca, Sport, Cultura su Vicenza e Provincia". Archived from the original on 9 June 2013. Retrieved 26 June 2013.