Marco Formentini (politician)

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Marco Formentini
21st Mayor of Milan
In office
21 June 1993 – 12 May 1997
Preceded by Giampiero Borghini
Succeeded by Gabriele Albertini
Personal details
Born (1930-04-14) 14 April 1930 (age 85)
La Spezia, Italy
Nationality Italian
Political party Italian Socialist Party
Lega Nord
The Democrats
The Daisy
The People of Freedom
Alma mater Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Profession Politician

Marco Formentini (born 14 April 1930 in La Spezia) is an Italian politician from the Northern League, then for the Democrats and finally for Democracy is Freedom - Daisy. When he was young he was member of the Italian Socialist Party.[1]

After being a member first of the Italian (1992–94), and then the European Parliament (1994–2004), he was mayor of Milan from 1993 to 1997. Elected for the second time to the European Parliament in 1999, he switched to Romano Prodi's Democrats soon after the election.[2]


  1. ^ Elio, Girompini (29 November 1993). "Il cuore socialista di Marco Formentini". Corriere della Sera (in Italian). Retrieved 9 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Venanzio, Postiglione (8 January 2000). "Formentini: scelgo i Democratici, Bossi si è arreso al Polo". Corriere della Sera (in Italian). Retrieved 9 January 2010.