Flaminio Piccoli

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Flaminio Piccoli
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Flaminio Piccoli at the March for the Peace in Rome, 1985
Minister of Finances
In office
27 March 1970 – 31 May 1972
Preceded by Franco Maria Malfatti
Succeeded by Mario Ferrari Aggradi
Secretary of Christian Democracy
In office
January 1969 – November 1969
Preceded by Mariano Rumor
Succeeded by Arnaldo Forlani
In office
February 1980 – May 1982
Preceded by Benigno Zaccagnini
Succeeded by Ciriaco De Mita
Personal details
Born (1915-12-28)28 December 1915
Kirchbichl, Austria
Died 11 April 2000(2000-04-11) (aged 84)
Rome, Italy
Nationality Italian-Austrian
Political party Christian Democracy
United Christian Democrats
Rebirth of Christian Democracy
Spouse(s) Pasqualina Reillo (m. 1953–59); divorced
Alma mater Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Profession Politician, journalist
Religion Roman Catholic
Military service
Allegiance  Kingdom of Italy
Service/branch  Royal Italian Army
Years of service active: 1939–1945
Rank Officer
Unit Alpini
Battles/wars World War I
Italian Campaign

Flaminio Piccoli (Kirchbichl, December 28, 1918 – Rome, 11 April 2000) was an Italian politician, a member of Christian Democracy until its dissolution in 1994, then a member of the Italian People's Party and in 1995, a member of the United Christian Democrats. In 1997, he started the Rinascita della Democrazia Cristiana ("Rebirth of Christian Democracy" party).

Piccoli was born in Austria, where his family had been deported during World War I. He was elected for the first time to the Italian Chamber of Deputies in 1958. He was elected national secretary of the Christian Democracy party in January 1969, and was later Minister of the State Participations for three governments.

From 1946 to 1977 he was the editor in chief of the local newspaper l'Adige. He died in Rome in 2000.

Party political offices
Preceded by
Mariano Rumor
Secretary of the Italian Christian Democracy
Succeeded by
Arnaldo Forlani
Preceded by
Benigno Zaccagnini
Secretary of the Italian Christian Democracy
Succeeded by
Ciriaco De Mita