Giovanni Conso

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Giovanni Conso
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Minister of Justice
In office
12 February 1993 – 10 May 1994
Prime MinisterGiuliano Amato
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
Preceded byClaudio Martelli
Succeeded byAlfredo Biondi
President of the Constitutional Court of Italy
In office
23 October 1990 – 3 February 1991
Preceded byFrancesco Saja
Succeeded byEttore Gallo
Personal details
Born(1922-03-23)23 March 1922
Turin, Italy
Died2 August 2015(2015-08-02) (aged 93)
Rome, Italy
Political partyIndependent

Giovanni Battista Conso (23 March 1922 – 2 August 2015) was an Italian jurist who served on the Constitutional Court of Italy[1] for nine years beginning in 1982,[2] and has served as President of the Accademia dei Lincei[3] from 1989 until his death in 2015.

Conso was the Minister of Justice in the Amato I Cabinet and in the Ciampi Cabinet between 1993 and 1994. Conso died in Rome in 2015.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Comp. SanPaolo: Conso, trovato accordo presidente-Consiglio generale". Il Sole 24 Ore (in Italian). Thompson Financial. 12 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-20.
  2. ^ "Giovanni Conso (Italy) elected President of Conference on Establishment of an International Criminal Court". United Nations. 15 June 1998. Archived from the original on 2005-08-28. Retrieved 2010-07-20.
  3. ^ "CLT – Roma, due progetti Utet presentati all'Accademia dei Lincei". Il Velino (in Italian). 3 July 2007. Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2010-07-20.
  4. ^ "Morto a Roma Giovanni Conso, è stato ministro e presidente della Corte Costituzionale". La Repubblica (in Italian). 3 July 2015.
  5. ^ Former Constitutional Court judge Giovanni Conso dead
Legal offices
Preceded by
Francesco Saja
President of the Constitutional Court
Succeeded by
Ettore Gallo
Political offices
Preceded by
Claudio Martelli
Minister of Justice
Succeeded by
Alfredo Biondi