Giuseppe Pisanu

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Giuseppe Pisanu
Italian Minister for the actuation of the government programme
In office
June 10, 2001 – July 3, 2002
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi
Preceded by Franco Bassanini
Succeeded by Claudio Scajola
Italian Minister of the Interior
In office
3 July 2002 – 17 May 2006
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi
Preceded by Claudio Scajola
Succeeded by Giuliano Amato
Personal details
Born (1937-01-02) 2 January 1937 (age 77)
Ittiri, Sassari
Nationality Italian
Political party Civic Choice
(2013-present)
Other political
affiliations
Christian Democracy
(until 1994)
Forza Italia
(1994-2009)
The People of Freedom
(2009-2012)

Giuseppe Pisanu (also called Beppe Pisanu; born January 2, 1937 in Ittiri, province of Sassari) is an Italian politician, longtime member of the Chamber of Deputies for the Christian Democracy (1972–92) and then for Forza Italia (1994–2006). From 2006 he sits in the Senate.

Roberto Castelli and Giuseppe Pisanu (May 11, 2004, Washington, D.C.)

He was the top-aide to Benigno Zaccagnini, leader of the left-wing of the Christian Democracy and national secretary of the party from 1975 to 1980. In the 80s, Pisanu was many times member of the Italian government as under-secretary for Agriculture, the Treasury and Defense.

In 1994 he joined Forza Italia, of which he was Vice-President (1994–96) and President of faction (1996–2001) in the Chamber of Deputies. From 2002 to 2006, he was minister of the Interior.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Franco Bassanini
Italian Minister for the actuation of the government programme
2001 - 2002
Succeeded by
Claudio Scajola
Preceded by
Claudio Scajola
Italian Minister of the Interior
2002-2006
Succeeded by
Giuliano Amato