Gabriele Albertini

Gabriele Albertini (born 6 July 1950 in Milan) is an Italian politician.

Gabriele Albertini
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Member of the Senate
In office
15 March 2013 – 22 March 2018
Member of the European Parliament
In office
Mayor of Milan
In office
12 May 1997 – 1 June 2006
Preceded byMarco Formentini
Succeeded byLetizia Moratti
Personal details
Born (1950-07-06) 6 July 1950 (age 69)
Milan, Italy
Political partyFI (1997–2009)
PdL (2009–2012)
SC (2012–2013)
NCD (2014–present)
Alma materUniversity of Milan
ProfessionPolitician, entrepreneur


In 1974 he Graduated in Law from the University of Milan. He was the Manager of Albertini Cesare Spa, a company working in the aluminium pressure die casting sector, from 1974 to 1997. In 1987 he became a delegate for small business on the executive board of Federmeccanica (the Italian Mechanical Engineers' Trade Union Federation) and in 1996 he became its Chairman (until 1997).

In 1997 he was elected Mayor of Milan, with the support of the centre-right coalition, and held office until 2006.

In the 2004 European election and in the subsequent 2009 EP election he was elected MEP. He was a member of the European People's Party's group, and sat on the European Parliament's Committee on Transport and Tourism. He was also a delegate on the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, Vice-Chair of the Delegation for Relations at NATO's Parliamentary Assembly and a member of the EU's Delegation for Relations with the United States.

In 2013 he ran for President of the Lombardy region, supported by a centrist coalition, but he got only the 4.12% of the vote. In the same year he was elected Senator on the Civic Choice list.


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Honorary Knighthoods Awarded 1997-2006".
  2. ^ "ENTIDADES ESTRANGEIRAS AGRACIADAS COM ORDENS PORTUGUESAS - Página Oficial das Ordens Honoríficas Portuguesas". Retrieved 2019-08-16.

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