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Matteo Gazzini

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Matteo Gazzini
Member of the European Parliament
for North-East Italy
Assumed office
3 October 2022
Preceded byMarco Dreosto
Personal details
Born9 July 1985 (1985-07-09) (age 39)
Bolzano, Italy
Political partyForza Italia (since 2023)
Other political
Lega (until 2023)
Alma materSyracuse University
OccupationPolitician, real estate developer, agricultural entrepreneur, airplane pilot
Deputy Prime Minister of Italy Hon. Antonio Tajani and Hon. Matteo Gazzini in Merano.

Matteo Gazzini (born 9 July 1985) is an Italian politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament for Lega and Forza Italia from 2022 to 2024.[1][2]

In December 2023 he left Lega to join Forza Italia[3] and became party leader in South Tyrol.[4]

The President of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, Manfred Weber, and Matteo Gazzini.

In January 2024 he joined the EPP group in the European Parliament.[5]

Gazzini was one of the several members of the European Parliament interviewed by "Voice of Europe" [6][7], media allegedly involved in the 2024 Russian Influencial Network.


  1. ^ "Home | Matteo GAZZINI | Deputati | Parlamento Europeo". www.europarl.europa.eu (in Italian). Retrieved 2022-11-28.
  2. ^ "Gruppo Gazzini Immobiliare Bolzano". Gruppo Gazzini. Retrieved 2023-12-14.
  3. ^ Rainews, Redazione di (2023-12-09). "Gazzini lascia la Lega ed entra in Forza Italia". RaiNews (in Italian). Retrieved 2023-12-14.
  4. ^ Bolzano, T. G. R. (2023-12-13). "Matteo Gazzini nuovo commissario provinciale di Forza Italia". RaiNews (in Italian). Retrieved 2024-07-16.
  5. ^ "L'eurodeputato Matteo Gazzini entra nel gruppo dei popolari - Europarlamento - Ansa.it". Agenzia ANSA (in Italian). 2024-01-16. Retrieved 2024-07-16.
  6. ^ A.Strohm@voiceofeurope.com (2024-02-10). "Forza Italia MEP Matteo Gazzini (EPP): Europeans want more from us; we politicians must move our asses". Voice of Europe. Retrieved 2024-04-18.
  7. ^ "Russian influence scandal rocks EU". POLITICO. 2024-03-29. Retrieved 2024-04-18.

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