Willer Bordon

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Willer Bordon
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Minister of Public Works
In office
December 1999 – April 2000
Prime Minister Massimo D'Alema
Preceded by Enrico Luigi Micheli
Succeeded by Nerio Nesi
Minister of Environment
In office
April 2000 – 2001
Prime Minister Giuliano Amato
Preceded by Edo Ronchi
Succeeded by Altero Matteoli
Personal details
Born (1949-01-16)16 January 1949
Muggia, Italy
Died 14 July 2015(2015-07-14) (aged 66)
Rome, Italy
Nationality Italian
Political party Democratic Alliance (formerly)
Margherita Party.

Willer Bordon (16 January 1949 – 14 July 2015) was an Italian, academic, businessman and former politician who served in different cabinet posts at the end of the 1990s and 2000s.

Early life[edit]

Bordon was born in Muggia, Trieste, on 16 January 1949.[1]


Bordon was the mayor of Muggia for eleven years.[2] In 1987, he was elected to the Italian parliament,[2] being a deputy for Trieste.[3] He founded Democratic Alliance, a small centre-left party, in 1992.[2] He resigned from the party in June 1994 following the poor achievement in the general election.[4] Later he joined the Margherita party.[5] From 1998 to 1999 he served as the minister for public works.[2] He was appointed minister of environment to the cabinet led by Prime Minister Giuliano Amato in April 2000.[6] Bordon replaced Edo Ronchi as minister of environment.[6][7]

Bordon also served as the member of the Italian senate.[8] In 2008 Bordon retired from the Senate.[9] After leaving politics, he became the president of the Enalg SpA.[10] In addition, he also began to work as a professor of political science at La Sapienza University.[9]


Bordon died at the age of 66 on 14 July 2015.[9]


  1. ^ "Willer Bordon". Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 4 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Italian Greens Lose Environment Ministry". Environment News Service. Rome. 2 May 2000. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  3. ^ Carol Mershon; Gianfranco Pasquino (1995). Italian Politics: Ending the First Republic. Boulder, CA: Westview Press. Retrieved 30 November 2013.  – via Questia (subscription required)
  4. ^ Richard L. Wentworth (15 June 1994). "Italy's Left Crumbles After European Voting". The Christian Science Monitor. Rome. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  5. ^ ""RAI With Ketchup" Jibe at Italian Premier's Media Menu". The Guardian. 4 March 2003. Retrieved 4 June 2013. 
  6. ^ a b Stanley, Alessandra (27 April 2004). "Italy's New Cabinet Bears a Striking Resemblance to the Old One". The New York Times. Retrieved 4 June 2013. 
  7. ^ "Italian prime minister sworn in". BBC. 26 April 2000. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  8. ^ Bernd Bergman (18 November 2007). "Government survival is in Dini's hands". l'Occidentale. Retrieved 4 June 2013. 
  9. ^ a b c "Willer Bordon, former minister, dies". Ansa. Rome. 14 July 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2015. 
  10. ^ "Agreement between Alitalia and Solena Group". AvioNews. Retrieved 4 June 2013. 

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