Puccio Pucci (lawyer)

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Puccio Pucci (12 April 1904 – 1985) was an Italian lawyer and sports official.[1] He was the son of the notary Pietro Pucci, a former director of the Federazione Italiana di Atletica Leggera, who was killed in Libya during the Second World War.

As right-hand-man to Alessandro Pavolini, the secretary of the Partito Fascista Repubblicano, Puccio helped form the infamous Black Brigades.

Upon the Armistice, on 18 March 1944 he was made president of the Italian National Olympic Committee on the basis of his experience with FIDAL.[clarification needed] After many months in post, he was definitively removed from the national sporting movement of the kingdom of the south, officially from 28 June 1944, when presidente del consiglio of free Italy Ivanoe Bonomi appointed commissario Giulio Onesti.