Italo Viglianesi

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Italo Viglianesi (1 January 1916 – 19 January 1995) was an Italian trade unionist politician and syndicalist.

Viglianesi was born in Caltagirone, Italy. In 1950, he was one of the founder and first general secretary of Italian Labour Union (UIL)[1] one of the biggest Italian trade union centers. He was for two consecutive minister of transport from 27 March 1970 to 17 February 1972 under Mariano Rumor and Emilio Colombo cabinets representing the Italian Socialist Party (PSI). He was senator from 1963 to 1979 when he retired. He was vice President of Italian Senate for 1 year. He died in Rome, aged 79.


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  1. ^ See (in Italian) historic section from uil.it

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