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Italian Minister of Economic Development

This is a list of the Italian ministers of Economic development, who head the Ministry of Economic Development. The list shows also the ministers that served under the same office but with other names. In fact this minister has changed name many times.

List of MinistersEdit

Parties
  • 1946-1994:

  Socialist Party   Christian Democracy   Democratic Socialist Party   Liberal Party   Republican Party   Independent

  • Since 1994:

  Lega Nord   People's Party   Democratic Party of the Left/Democrats of the Left   Forza Italia/The People of Freedom   Democrats of the Left/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 of Industry and Commerce
Rodolfo Morandi
(1903–1955)
  14 July 1946 1 June 1947 Italian Socialist Party De Gasperi II·III
Giuseppe Togni
(1903–1981)
  1 June 1947 15 December 1947 Christian Democracy De Gasperi IV
Roberto Tremelloni
(1900–1987)
  15 December 1947 24 May 1948 Italian Democratic Socialist Party
Ivan Matteo Lombardo
(1902–1980)
  24 May 1948 7 November 1949 Italian Democratic Socialist Party De Gasperi V
Giovanni Battista Bertone
(1874–1969)
  7 November 1949 14 January 1950 Christian Democracy
Giuseppe Togni
(1903–1981)
  27 January 1950 19 July 1951 Christian Democracy De Gasperi VI
Pietro Campilli
(1891–1974)
  26 July 1951 7 July 1953 Christian Democracy De Gasperi VII
Silvio Gava
(1901–1999)
  16 July 1953 2 August 1953 Christian Democracy De Gasperi VIII
Piero Malvestiti
(1899–1964)
  17 August 1953 12 January 1954 Christian Democracy Pella
Salvatore Aldisio
(1890–1964)
  18 January 1954 8 February 1954 Christian Democracy Fanfani I
Bruno Villabruna
(1884–1971)
  10 February 1954 2 July 1955 Italian Liberal Party Scelba
Guido Cortese
(1908–1964)
  6 July 1955 15 May 1957 Italian Liberal Party Segni I
Silvio Gava
(1901–1999)
  19 May 1957 1 July 1958 Christian Democracy Zoli
Giorgio Bo
(1905–1980)
  1 July 1958 15 February 1959 Christian Democracy Fanfani II
Emilio Colombo
(1920–2013)
  15 February 1959 21 June 1963 Christian Democracy Segni II
Tambroni
Fanfani III·IV
Giuseppe Togni
(1903–1981)
  21 June 1963 4 December 1963 Christian Democracy Leone I
Giuseppe Medici
(1907–2000)
  4 December 1963 5 March 1965 Christian Democracy Moro I·II
Edgardo Lami Starnuti
(1887–1968)
  5 March 1963 23 February 1964 Italian Democratic Socialist Party Moro II
Minister of Industry, Commerce and Craftmanship
Giulio Andreotti
(1919–2013)
  23 February 1964 12 December 1968 Christian Democracy Moro III
Leone II
Mario Tanassi
(1916–2007)
  12 December 1968 5 August 1969 Italian Democratic Socialist Party Rumor I
Domenico Magrì
(1903–1983)
  5 August 1969 23 March 1970 Christian Democracy Rumor II
Silvio Gava
(1901–1999)
  27 March 1970 26 June 1972 Christian Democracy Rumor III
Colombo
Andreotti I
Mauro Ferri
(1920–2015)
  26 July 1972 7 July 1973 Italian Democratic Socialist Party Andreotti II
Ciriaco De Mita
(1928– )
  7 July 1973 23 November 1974 Christian Democracy Rumor IV·V
Carlo Donat-Cattin
(1919–1991)
  23 November 1974 25 November 1978 Christian Democracy Moro IV·V
Andreotti III·IV
Romano Prodi
(1939– )
  25 November 1978 20 March 1979 Christian Democracy Andreotti IV
Franco Nicolazzi
(1924–2015)
  20 March 1979 4 August 1979 Italian Democratic Socialist Party Andreotti V
Antonio Bisaglia
(1929–1984)
  4 August 1979 20 December 1980 Christian Democracy Cossiga I·II
Forlani
Filippo Maria Pandolfi
(1927– )
  20 December 1980 26 June 1981 Christian Democracy Forlani
Giovanni Marcora
(1922–1983)
  28 June 1981 1 December 1982 Christian Democracy Spadolini I·II
Filippo Maria Pandolfi
(1927– )
  1 December 1982 4 August 1983 Christian Democracy Fanfani V
Renato Altissimo
(1940–2015)
  4 August 1983 1 August 1986 Italian Liberal Party Craxi I
Valerio Zanone
(1936–2016)
  1 August 1986 3 March 1987 Italian Liberal Party Craxi II
Franco Piga
(1927–1990)
  3 March 1987 29 July 1987 Christian Democracy Fanfani VI
Adolfo Battaglia
(1930– )
  29 July 1987 12 April 1991 Italian Republican Party Goria
De Mita
Andreotti VI
Guido Bodrato
(1933– )
  12 April 1991 28 June 1992 Christian Democracy Andreotti VII
Giuseppe Guarino
(1922– )
  28 June 1992 28 April 1993 Christian Democracy Amato I
Paolo Savona
(1936– )
  28 April 1993 19 April 1994 Independent Ciampi
Paolo Baratta
(1939– )
  19 April 1994 10 May 1994 Independent
Vito Gnutti
(1939–2008)
  10 May 1994 17 January 1995 Lega Nord Berlusconi I
Alberto Clò
(1947– )
  17 January 1995 17 May 1996 Independent Dini
Pier Luigi Bersani
(1951– )
  17 May 1996 22 December 1999 Democratic Party of the Left/
Democrats of the Left
Prodi I
D'Alema I
Enrico Letta
(1966– )
  22 December 1999 11 June 2001 Italian People's Party D'Alema II
Amato II
Minister of Productive Activities
Antonio Marzano
(1935– )
  11 June 2001 23 April 2005 Forza Italia Berlusconi II
Claudio Scajola
(1948– )
  23 April 2005 17 May 2006 Forza Italia Berlusconi III
Minister of Economic Development
Pier Luigi Bersani
(1951– )
  17 May 2006 8 May 2008 Democrats of the Left/
Democratic Party
Prodi II
Claudio Scajola
(1948– )
  8 May 2008 4 May 2010 The People of Freedom Berlusconi IV
Silvio Berlusconi
(as PM)
(1936– )
  4 May 2010 4 October 2010 The People of Freedom
Paolo Romani
(1947– )
  4 October 2010 16 November 2011 The People of Freedom
Corrado Passera
(1954– )
  16 November 2011 28 April 2013 Independent Monti
Flavio Zanonato
(1950– )
  28 April 2013 22 February 2014 Democratic Party Letta
Federica Guidi
(1969– )
  22 February 2014 5 April 2016 Independent Renzi
Matteo Renzi
(as PM)
(1975– )
  5 April 2016 10 May 2016 Democratic Party
Carlo Calenda
(1973– )
  10 May 2016 1 June 2018 Independent/
Democratic Party
Renzi
Gentiloni
Minister of Economic Development, Labour and Social Policies
Luigi Di Maio
(1986– )
  1 June 2018 Incumbent Five Star Movement Conte