|Member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies|
30 May 2001 – 13 May 2013
|Minister||Ignazio La Russa|
19 September 1963 |
|Political party||Christian Democracy
The People of Freedom
Brothers of Italy
|Profession||Businessman, politician (ex)|
Guido Crosetto comes from a family of entrepreneurs from Cuneo, in Piedmont. Due to the death of his father Crosetto can not become graduated at the University of Turin in economy, which he was attended.
In 1990 he was elected mayor of Marene, the small village near Cuneo where Crosetto lives; he maintained the office until 2004.
After the 2001 general election he became a deputy of Forza Italia, the political movement founded by media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi. He was re-elected five years later and in 2008 he join The People of Freedom, the new Berlusconi's party and he was elected again ah the Chamber of Deputies.
During Berlusconi IV Cabinet Crosetto became Secretary of the Ministry of Defense of Ignazio La Russa. After Berlusconi's resignation in November 2011, Crosetto criticized the formation of the new cabinet led by the famous economist Mario Monti.