Giovanni Battista Pioda

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Giovanni Battista Pioda

Giovanni Battista Pioda (4 October 1808 – 3 November 1882) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1857-1864).

He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on 30 July 1857 and resigned on 26 January 1864. He was affiliated to the Free Democratic Party of Switzerland. During his time in office he held the Department of Home Affairs.

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Preceded by
Johann M. Hungerbühler
President of the National Council
1853/1854
Succeeded by
Jakob Dubs
Preceded by
Stefano Franscini
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
1857–1864
Succeeded by
Jean-Jacques Challet-Venel