Vittorio Prodi

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Vittorio Prodi MEP
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Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
June 14, 2004
Constituency North-East
Personal details
Born (1937-03-19) 19 March 1937 (age 80)
Sassari, Italy
Nationality Italian
Political party Democratic Party

Vittorio Prodi (born 19 May 1937 in Reggio Emilia) is an Italian politician and Member of the European Parliament for the North-East with the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy.

He is a substitute for the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, a member of the Delegation for relations with the United States and a substitute for the Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China.

He is one of Romano Prodi's 8 siblings.


  • 1959: Graduated in physics at the University of Bologna
  • 1970: lecturer in nuclear measurements
  • University lecturer and researcher in leading national and international institutes
  • since 1983: associate professor in the Physics Department of the University of Bologna
  • 1995-2004: Chairman of the Provincial Council of Bologna
  • 2001-2004: Member of the provincial representation of the Conference 'State - Cities - Local Governments' and of the 'Unified Conference' (State, Cities, local governments and Regions)
  • Author of numerous publications and of five international patents

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Italy)

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