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|President of the Italian Senate|
25 June 1953 – 7 November 1967
|Preceded by||Meuccio Ruini|
|Succeeded by||Ennio Zelioli-Lanzini|
|Acting President of Italy|
6 December 1964 – 29 December 1964
|Prime Minister||Aldo Moro|
|Preceded by||Antonio Segni|
|Succeeded by||Giuseppe Saragat|
|Minister of the Foreign Trade|
1 June 1947 – 1 April 1949
|Prime Minister||Alcide De Gasperi|
|Preceded by||Ezio Vanoni|
|Succeeded by||Giovanni Battista Bertone|
|Born||9 November 1898|
|Died||1 May 1991 (aged 92)|
|Political party||Christian Democracy|
Italian Liberal Party
|Occupation||Banker, manager, politician|
Between 1947 and 1949 Merzagora would serve as Italy's Minister of Foreign Trade. He was President of Banca Popolare di Milano from 1950 to 1952, President of the Italian Senate from 1953 to 1967, and was also temporarily acting head of State, in the period between the resignation of Antonio Segni and the election of Giuseppe Saragat in 1964. Merzagora was named senator for life in March of 1963.
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| Minister of the Foreign Trade
Giovanni Battista Bertone
| President of the Italian Senate
| President of Italy
| Chairman of the Banca Popolare di Milano
Giovanni Battista Colombo