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This is a list of the Italian Ministers of Cultural Heritage and Activities, who leads the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities. The list shows also the ministers that served under the same office but with other names, in fact this Ministry has changed name many times.

List of MinistersEdit

Parties
  • 1946-1994:

  Republican Party   Christian Democracy   Democratic Socialist Party

  • Since 1994:

  National Alliance   Democrats of the Left   Forza Italia/The People of Freedom   Union of Christian and Centre Democrats   Democratic Party   Five Star Movement   Independent

Governments

  Centrist coalition   Centre-right coalition   Centre-left coalition   Populist coalition   Mixed coalition

Name
(Born–Died)
Portrait Term of office Political Party Government
Minister for Cultural Heritage and Environment
Giovanni Spadolini
(1925–1994)
  14 December 1974 12 February 1976 Italian Republican Party Moro IV
Mario Pedini
(1918–2003)
  12 February 1976 11 March 1978 Christian Democracy Moro V
Andreotti III
Dario Antoniozzi
(1923– )
  11 March 1978 4 August 1979 Christian Democracy Andreotti IV·V
Egidio Ariosto
(1911–1998)
  4 August 1979 4 April 1980 Italian Democratic Socialist Party Cossiga I
Oddo Biasini
(1917–2009)
  4 April 1980 28 July 1980 Italian Republican Party Cossiga II
Forlani
Vincenzo Scotti
(1933– )
  28 July 1981 1 December 1982 Christian Democracy Spadolini I·II
Nicola Vernola
(1932–2000)
  1 December 1982 4 August 1983 Christian Democracy Fanfani V
Antonio Gullotti
(1922–1989)
  4 August 1983 28 July 1987 Christian Democracy Craxi I·II
Fanfani VI
Carlo Vizzini
(1947– )
  28 July 1987 13 April 1988 Italian Democratic Socialist Party Goria
Vincenza Bono Parrino
(1942– )
  13 April 1988 22 July 1989 Italian Democratic Socialist Party De Mita
Ferdinando Facchiano
(1927– )
  22 July 1989 12 April 1991 Italian Democratic Socialist Party Andreotti VI
Giulio Andreotti
(as PM)
(1919–2013)
  12 April 1991 28 June 1992 Christian Democracy Andreotti VI·VII
Alberto Ronchey
(1926–2010)
  28 June 1992 10 May 1994 Italian Republican Party Amato I
Ciampi
Domenico Fisichella
(1935– )
  10 May 1994 17 January 1995 National Alliance Berlusconi I
Antonio Paolucci
(1939– )
  17 January 1995 17 May 1996 Independent Dini
Walter Veltroni
(1955– )
  17 May 1996 21 October 1998 Democratic Party of the Left Prodi I
Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities
Giovanna Melandri
(1962– )
  21 October 1998 11 June 2001 Democrats of the Left D'Alema I·II
Amato II
Giuliano Urbani
(1937– )
  11 June 2001 23 April 2005 Forza Italia Berlusconi II
Rocco Buttiglione
(1948– )
  23 April 2005 17 May 2006 Union of Christian and
Centre Democrats
Berlusconi III
Francesco Rutelli
(1954– )
  17 May 2006 8 May 2008 The Daisy/
Democratic Party
Prodi II
Sandro Bondi
(1959– )
  8 May 2008 23 March 2011 The People of Freedom Berlusconi IV
Giancarlo Galan
(1956– )
  23 March 2011 16 November 2011 The People of Freedom
Lorenzo Ornaghi
(1948– )
  16 November 2011 28 April 2013 Independent Monti
Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism
Massimo Bray
(1959– )
  28 April 2013 22 February 2014 Democratic Party Letta
Dario Franceschini
(1958– )
  22 February 2014 1 June 2018 Democratic Party Renzi
Gentiloni
Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities
Alberto Bonisoli
(1961– )
  1 June 2018 5 September 2019 Five Star Movement Conte I
Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism
Dario Franceschini
(1958– )
  5 September 2019 Incumbent Democratic Party Conte II