Antonio Maria Rinaldi

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Antonio Maria Rinaldi
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Rinaldi in 2013
Member of the European Parliament
for Central Italy
Assumed office
2 July 2019[1][2]
Personal details
Born (1955-02-27) 27 February 1955 (age 67)
Rome, Italy
Political partyLeague
Alma materLuiss Guido Carli
ProfessionEconomist, university professor

Antonio Maria Rinaldi (born 27 February 1955) is an Italian economist and politician.

He has always expressed critical positions towards the euro as a single European currency. With a strongly Eurosceptic orientation,[3] Rinaldi calls himself a post-Keynesian economist.[4]


Antonio Maria Rinaldi was born in Rome on 27 February 1955, his father was the banker Rodolfo Rinaldi, president of Banco di Santo Spirito, vice-president of Banca Nazionale del Lavoro and representative in Europe of the Chase Manhattan Bank; his mother is the noblewoman Isabella Rossini, a distant descendant of the famous composer Gioachino Rossini.

He graduated in economics in 1979 at the private LUISS University in Rome. He worked at various credit institutions, such as Banco di Roma, American Service Bank and Fideuram; he was also an official of the CONSOB and a manager at Eni (1986-1994). In 1994 he was a member of the board of directors of ENAV.

Rinaldi has been a student of Paolo Savona. He worked as a university professor from 2012 to 2018, and he taught political economy and corporate finance at the Link Campus University of Rome, the University of Molise of Campobasso and the D'Annunzio University of Pescara.

In 2019 he was elected MEP on the League's list, with 48,501 preference votes.[5]


  1. ^ "Key dates ahead". European Parliament. 20 May 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Key dates ahead". BBC News. 22 May 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  3. ^ Antonio Maria Rinaldi a «L’Euro va cambiato o sarà la sua fine»
  4. ^ Rinaldi vs Fubini: 'Essendo keynesiano le ricordo che nel lungo periodo ... saremo tutti morti'
  5. ^ Centro Italia, Rinaldi campione di preferenze con 48.501 voti