Andrea Orlando (born 8 February 1969) is an Italian politician. He is a founding member of the Democratic Party and served as Minister of Justice from February 2014 to 1 June 2018, first in the Renzi Cabinet and later in the Gentiloni Cabinet. Before that, Orlando served as Minister of the Environment in the Letta Cabinet from April 2013 to February 2014.
|Minister of Justice|
22 February 2014 – 1 June 2018
|Prime Minister||Matteo Renzi|
|Preceded by||Annamaria Cancellieri|
|Succeeded by||Alfonso Bonafede|
|Minister of the Environment|
28 April 2013 – 22 February 2014
|Prime Minister||Enrico Letta|
|Preceded by||Corrado Clini|
|Succeeded by||Gian Luca Galletti|
|Deputy Secretary of the Democratic Party|
|Assumed office |
17 April 2019
Serving with Paola De Micheli (until Sep. 2019)
|Preceded by||Maurizio Martina|
|Member of the Chamber of Deputies|
|Assumed office |
28 April 2006
|Born||8 February 1969|
La Spezia, Italy
|Political party||Communist Party (Before 1991)|
Democratic Party of the Left (1991–1998)
Democrats of the Left (1998–2007)
Democratic Party (2007–present)
Andrea Orlando was born in La Spezia on 8 February 1969; He is a high-school graduate with a major in scientific subjects. his parents came from the Southern region of Campania. He attended the scientific lyceum "Antonio Pacinotti", but he does not have a university degree.
Orlando began his political career in the Communist Party. In 1989 he was elected provincial secretary of the Italian Communist Youth Federation (FGCI) for his hometown, and in 1990 he was elected to the city council of La Spezia with the party. In 1995 he became city secretary for the Democratic Party of the Left; in 2003 he became deputy national coordinator of the Democrats of the Left.
Then he became a founding member of the Democratic Party. In 2009, he was made the head of the justice forum of the Democratic Party, under the leadership of Pier Luigi Bersani. He is known as one of the "Young Turks" in the Italian politics.
Minister of JusticeEdit
On 13 February 2014, following tensions with his left-wing rival and new Secretary of the Democratic Party, Matteo Renzi, Letta announced he would resign as Prime Minister the following day. On 22 February Renzi was sworn in as Prime Minister and Orlando was appointed Minister of Justice.
- Andrea Orlando spiega come sta la nostra Giustizia. Ma i problemi sono altri
- Lo spezzino Andrea Orlando è il ministro dell'ambiente
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- Andrea Orlando – Camera dei Deputati
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- Andrew Frye; Chiara Vasarri (22 February 2014). "Renzi Sworn in as Italian Premeir [sic] After Toppling Letta". Bloomberg News. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
- "Andrea Orlando". International Journalism Festival. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
- "Matteo Renzi and Cabinet sworn in". Trade Bridge Consultants. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
- Gentiloni presenta governo, Padoan confermato all'Economia
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| Minister of the Environment
Gian Luca Galletti
| Minister of Justice