Nello Musumeci

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Nello Musumeci
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President of Sicily
Assumed office
18 November 2017
Preceded byRosario Crocetta
Member of the Sicilian Regional Assembly
for Catania
In office
28 October 2012 – 5 November 2017
Member of the European Parliament
for Italian Islands
In office
13 June 1994 – 4 June 2009
President of Province of Catania
In office
19 February 1994 – 25 May 2003
Preceded byAntonio Pennisi
Succeeded byRaffaele Lombardo
Personal details
BornSebastiano Musemeci
(1955-01-21) 21 January 1955 (age 63)
Militello in Val di Catania, Sicily, Italy
Political partyMSI–DN (1970–95)
National Alliance (1995–2005)
Sicilian Alliance (2005–07)
The Right (2007–12)
Diventerà Bellissima (2012–present)

Sebastiano Musumeci (born 21 January 1955) is an Italian politician. Since 18 November 2017 he is President of Sicily.

He previously was a Member of the European Parliament for the Italian seat Islands, where he was a member of the Union for a Europe of Nations parliamentary group. He sat on the European Parliament's Committee on Fisheries and its Committee on Industry, Research and Energy.


Musumeci was born in Militello in Val di Catania, Sicily, and is the founder and the current leader of Diventerà Bellissima,[1] , an autonomist party of Sicily, after having left National Alliance in 2005, and founded Sicilian Alliance. He ran unsuccessfully for the presidency of the Sicilian Region in 2006 obtaining 5.3% of the votes, and again in 2012 when he came second with 25.7%.[2]

Musumeci place in 2008 was on the infamous 666 seat in Strasbourg.[3] He was a substitute for the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, substitute for the delegation to the EU-Turkey joint parliamentary committee.

He ran successfully in the Sicilian regional election for the presidency of the Sicilian Region in November 2017, obtaining 39.9% of the votes.


  • 1973: Secondary school-leaving certificate in technical subjects
  • studies in law
  • Bank teller and Journalist publicist
  • 1983: teacher at the Higher Institute of Journalism of Acireale



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  2. ^ "Regional Elections of 28 October 2012, Sicily". Archived from the original on 2012-10-31. Retrieved 2012-12-08.
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