Gian Paolo Gobbo

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Gian Paolo Gobbo
2nd Mayor of Treviso
In office
9 June, 2003 – 10 June, 2013
Preceded by Giancarlo Gentilini
Succeeded by Giovanni Manildo
Member of the European Parliament
In office
20 July, 1999 – 22 June, 2008
Preceded by Matteo Salvini
Personal details
Born Gian Paolo Gobbo
(1949-04-01) April 1, 1949 (age 68)
Treviso, Italy
Political party Lega Nord

Gian Paolo Gobbo (Treviso, 1 April 1949) is a Venetist politician. He is the President of Liga Veneta, the "national" section of Lega Nord in Veneto.[1]

In 1978–1980 he was a founding member of Liga Veneta. In 1990 and 1995, he was elected to the Regional Council of Veneto[2] and was Vice President of Veneto from 1994 to 1995.

Gobbo was a member of the European Parliament for the Lega Nord from 1999 to 2004 and then, again, from 2006 to 2009.[3]

Since 2008, he has been Mayor of Treviso.[4]

In January 2010, Gobbo was indicted along with 35 other members of the Lega Nord on charges relating to an attempt to form an armed criminal gang during the late 1990s[5]