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Italian Minister of Justice

This is a list of the Italian Ministers of Justice since 1946. The Minister of Justice is a senior member of the Italian Cabinet and leads the Ministry of Justice.

The current Minister of Justice is Alfonso Bonafede, a member of the Five Star Movement, appointed on 1 June 2018, who serves in the cabinet of Giuseppe Conte.[1]

List of Ministers of JusticeEdit

Parties
  • 1946-1994:

  Communist Party   Liberal Party   Christian Democracy   Republican Party   Socialist Party

  • Since 1994:

  Forza Italia/The People of Freedom   Party of Italian Communists   Democrats of the Left   Lega Nord   Union of Democrats for Europe   Democratic Party   Five Star Movement   Independent

Governments

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

Name Portrait Term of office Political Party Government
Minister of Grace and Justice
Fausto Gullo
(1887–1974)
  July 13, 1946 May 31, 1947 Italian Communist Party De Gasperi II·III
Giuseppe Grassi
(1883–1950)
  May 31, 1947 January 14, 1950 Italian Liberal Party De Gasperi IV·V
Attilio Piccioni
(1892–1976)
  January 27, 1950 July 19, 1951 Christian Democracy De Gasperi VI
Adone Zoli
(1887–1960)
  July 26, 1951 July 7, 1953 Christian Democracy De Gasperi VII
Guido Gonella
(1905–1982)
  July 16, 1953 August 2, 1953 Christian Democracy De Gasperi VIII
Antonio Azara
(1883–1967)
  August 17, 1953 January 12, 1954 Christian Democracy Pella
Michele De Pietro
(1884–1967)
  January 18, 1954 July 2, 1955 Christian Democracy Fanfani I
Scelba
Aldo Moro
(1916–1978)
  July 6, 1955 May 15, 1957 Christian Democracy Segni I
Guido Gonella
(1905–1982)
  May 19, 1957 February 21, 1962 Christian Democracy Zoli
Fanfani II
Segni II
Tambroni
Fanfani III
Giacinto Bosco
(1905–1997)
  February 21, 1962 December 4, 1963 Christian Democracy Fanfani IV
Leone I
Oronzo Reale
(1902–1988)
  December 4, 1963 June 24, 1968 Italian Republican Party Moro I·II·III
Guido Gonella
(1905–1982)
  June 24, 1968 December 12, 1968 Christian Democracy Leone II
Silvio Gava
(1901–1999)
  December 12, 1968 March 23, 1970 Christian Democracy Leone II
Rumor I·II
Oronzo Reale
(1902–1988)
  March 27, 1970 March 1, 1971 Italian Republican Party Rumor III
Colombo
Emilio Colombo
(ad interim)
(1920–2013)
  March 1, 1971 February 17, 1972 Christian Democracy Colombo
Guido Gonella
(1905–1982)
  February 17, 1972 July 7, 1973 Christian Democracy Andreotti I·II
Mario Zagari
(1913–1996)
  July 7, 1973 November 23, 1974 Italian Socialist Party Rumor IV·V
Oronzo Reale
(1902–1988)
  November 23, 1974 February 12, 1976 Italian Republican Party Moro IV
Francesco Paolo Bonifacio
(1923–1989)
  February 12, 1976 March 20, 1979 Christian Democracy Moro V
Andreotti III·IV
Tommaso Morlino
(1925–1983)
  March 20, 1979 October 18, 1980 Christian Democracy Andreotti V
Cossiga I·II
Adolfo Sarti
(1928–1992)
  October 18, 1980 May 23, 1981 Christian Democracy Forlani
Clelio Darida
(1927–2017)
  May 23, 1981 August 4, 1983 Christian Democracy Forlani
Spadolini I·II
Fanfani V
Mino Martinazzoli
(1931–2011)
  August 4, 1983 August 1, 1986 Christian Democracy Craxi I
Virginio Rognoni
(1924– )
  August 1, 1986 July 28, 1987 Christian Democracy Craxi II
Fanfani VI
Giuliano Vassalli
(1915–2009)
  July 28, 1987 February 2, 1991 Italian Socialist Party Goria
De Mita
Andreotti VI
Claudio Martelli
(1943– )
  February 2, 1991 April 28, 1993 Italian Socialist Party Andreotti VI·VII
Amato I
Giovanni Conso
(1922–2015)
  April 28, 1993 May 10, 1994 Independent Amato I
Ciampi
Alfredo Biondi
(1928– )
  May 10, 1994 January 17, 1995 Forza Italia Berlusconi I
Filippo Mancuso
(1922–2011)
  January 17, 1995 October 19, 1995 Independent Dini
Lamberto Dini
(ad interim)
(1931– )
  October 19, 1995 February 16, 1996 Independent
Vincenzo Caianiello
(1932–2002)
  February 16, 1996 May 17, 1996 Independent
Giovanni Maria Flick
(1940– )
  May 17, 1996 October 21, 1998 Independent Prodi I
Oliviero Diliberto
(1956– )
  October 21, 1998 April 25, 2000 Party of Italian Communists D'Alema I·II
Minister of Justice
Piero Fassino
(1949– )
  April 25, 2000 June 11, 2001 Democrats of the Left Amato II
Roberto Castelli
(1946– )
  June 11, 2001 May 17, 2006 Lega Nord Berlusconi II·III
Clemente Mastella
(1947– )
  May 17, 2006 January 17, 2008 Union of Democrats for Europe Prodi II
Romano Prodi
(ad interim)
(1939– )
  January 17, 2008 February 6, 2008 Democratic Party
Luigi Scotti
(1932– )
  February 6, 2008 May 8, 2008 Independent
Angelino Alfano
(1970– )
  May 8, 2008 July 28, 2011 The People of Freedom Berlusconi IV
Nitto Francesco Palma
(1950– )
  July 28, 2011 November 16, 2011 The People of Freedom
Paola Severino
(1948– )
  November 16, 2011 April 28, 2013 Independent Monti
Anna Maria Cancellieri
(1943– )
  April 28, 2013 February 22, 2014 Independent Letta
Andrea Orlando
(1969– )
  February 22, 2014 June 1, 2018 Democratic Party Renzi
Gentiloni
Alfonso Bonafede
(1976– )
  June 1, 2018 Incumbent Five Star Movement Conte I·II

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