Lorenzo Ornaghi

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Lorenzo Ornaghi
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Minister of Culture
In office
16 November 2011 – 28 April 2013
Prime Minister Mario Monti
Preceded by Giancarlo Galan
Succeeded by Massimo Bray
Personal details
Born (1948-10-25) 25 October 1948 (age 67)
Nationality Italian
Political party Independent
Alma mater Università Cattolica, Milan

Lorenzo Ornaghi was the Italy's minister of culture in the Monti cabinet.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Lorenzo Ornaghi was born on 25 October 1948 in Villasanta, Italy.[2] He graduated with a bachelor's degree in political Science from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), Milan campus in 1972.[3]


Prior to becoming minister, Ornaghi was the rector of the UCSC from 1 November 2002 to November 2011.[2][3] He is a member of the board of Avvenire, a well-known Roman Catholic magazine.[4] He was appointed minister of culture on 16 November 2011.[4] His term ended in April 2013.


  1. ^ CIA World Leaders
  2. ^ a b c Faculty biography
  3. ^ a b "UCSC Rector named in new Monti Government". UCSC. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  4. ^ a b Roe, Alex (17 November 2011). "March of the Technocrats: Italy’s Mario Monti’s Ministers". Italy Chronicles. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Sergio Zaninelli
Rector of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
1 November 2002 - 12 December 2012
Succeeded by
Franco Anelli
Political offices
Preceded by
Giancarlo Galan
Italian Minister of Culture
2011 - 2013
Succeeded by
Massimo Bray