Guglielmo Picchi

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Guglielmo Picchi
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Guglielmo Picchi (born April 26, 1973[1] ) is an Italian politician. He graduated in Business at the University of Florence and with a Master of Business Administration from the SDA Bocconi Business school in Milan and contributed to the founding of the Forza Italia party in Tuscany in 1993.[2]

Picchi was elected to the City council of Florence from 1995 to 1999,[2] but then moved to London to work for a British investment bank.[citation needed] In 2006, he was elected for the first time to the Italian parliament in the European overseas constituency with 5,362 preference votes.[2] During that parliament, Picchi was a member of the foreign affairs committee.[2]

In 2008 he was re-elected in the same constituency with 13,239 preference votes[2] for the People of Freedom party[citation needed] and, from June 2008, was a member of the Italian Parliamentary delegation to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).[2]

Picchi successfully defended his seat for the third consecutive time at the Italian General Elections on 24th of February 2013. He increased his personal preferences to 20650. A personal success compared to that of his party.


  1. ^ "Picchi Guglielmo" (in Italian). 15th Italian Legislature. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Biografia" (in Italian). (official site). Retrieved 20 July 2011. 

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