Domenico Corcione

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Domenico Corcione
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Minister of Defense
In office
17 January 1995 – 17 May 1996
Prime Minister Lamberto Dini
Personal details
Born (1929-04-20) 20 April 1929 (age 87)
Nationality Italian
Political party Independent
Alma mater Modena Military Academy

Domenico Corcione (born 20 April 1929) is a former Italian military staff and defense minister of Italy.

Early life and education[edit]

Corcione was born in Torino on 20 April 1929.[1] He entered military academy in Modena in 1950 and graduated in 1952.[1]


Corcione was a general and served as the chief of the defence staff.[2] Then he was appointed defense minister, being the first military figure to hold the post in the history of the Italian Republic.[2][3] He was appointed to the post on 17 January 1995 and served in the cabinet led by the then prime minister Lamberto Dini until 17 May 1996.[1][4][5]


  1. ^ a b c "Generale C.A. Domenico Corcione". Ministry of Defense. Retrieved 2 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Labanca, Nicola (January 2011). "Defense policy in the Republic of Italy: Frames and issues" (PDF). UNISCI Discussion Papers (25). Retrieved 2 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Kington, Tom (21 November 2011). "Finmeccanica, Italy Work To Shed Debt". Defense News. Retrieved 2 June 2013. 
  4. ^ Wakin, Daniel J. (17 January 1995). "Dini presents cabinet". AP. Rome. Retrieved 2 June 2013. 
  5. ^ Mario Caciagli; David I. Kertser (1996). Italian Politics: The Stalled Transition. Bouldor, CO: Westview Press. Retrieved 1 September 2013.   – via Questia (subscription required)