Italian Minister of Labour and Social Policies

This is a list of Italian Ministers of Labour and Social Policies, a senior member of the Italian government who leads the Ministry of Labour and Social Policies. 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.

Minister of Labour and Social Policies
Ministro del Lavoro e delle Politiche Sociali
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Incumbent
Andrea Orlando

since February 13, 2021
Ministry of Labour and Social Policies
Member ofCouncil of Ministers
SeatRome
AppointerThe President of Italy
Term lengthNo fixed term
FormationJune 3, 1920; 101 years ago (1920-06-03)
First holderMario Abbiate
Websitewww.lavoro.gov.it

The current Minister is Andrea Orlando, of the Democratic Party, who served since 13 February 2021 in the government of Mario Draghi.[1]

List of MinistersEdit

Kingdom of ItalyEdit

Parties
Coalitions
N. Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Term of office Party Government Ref.
Took office Left office Time in office
Minister of Labour and Social Security
1   Mario Abbiate
(1887–1954)
3 June 1920 15 June 1920 12 days Italian Radical Party Nitti II
2   Arturo Labriola
(1873–1959)
15 June 1920 4 July 1921 1 year, 19 days Italian Reformist Socialist Party Giolitti V
3   Alberto Beneduce
(1873–1959)
4 July 1921 26 February 1922 237 days Italian Reformist Socialist Party Bonomi I
4   Arnaldo Dello Sbarba
(1873–1958)
26 February 1922 31 October 1922 247 days Italian Reformist Socialist Party Facta I·II
5   Stefano Cavazzoni
(1881–1951)
31 October 1922 27 April 1923 247 days Italian People's Party Mussolini
Minister of National Economy
6   Orso Mario Corbino
(1876–1937)
5 July 1923 1 July 1924 362 days Italian Liberal Party Mussolini
7   Cesare Nava
(1861–1933)
1 July 1924 10 July 1925 1 year, 9 days National Fascist Party
8   Giuseppe Belluzzo
(1876–1952)
10 July 1925 9 July 1928 2 years, 365 days National Fascist Party
9   Alessandro Martelli
(1876–1934)
9 July 1928 12 September 1929 1 year, 65 days National Fascist Party
Minister of Corporations
10   Giuseppe Bottai
(1895–1959)
12 September 1929 20 July 1932 2 years, 312 days National Fascist Party Mussolini
11   Benito Mussolini
(1883–1945)
As Prime Minister
20 July 1932 11 June 1936 3 years, 327 days National Fascist Party
12   Ferruccio Lantini
(1886–1958)
11 June 1936 31 October 1939 3 years, 142 days National Fascist Party
13   Renato Ricci
(1896–1956)
31 October 1939 6 February 1943 3 years, 98 days National Fascist Party
14   Carlo Tiengo
(1892–1945)
6 February 1943 19 April 1943 72 days National Fascist Party
15   Tullio Cianetti
(1899–1976)
19 April 1943 25 July 1943 97 days National Fascist Party
Minister of Industry, Commerce and Labour
16   Leopoldo Piccardi
(1899–1974)
27 July 1943 16 November 1943 112 days Independent Badoglio I
17   Epicarmo Corbino
(1890–1984)
11 February 1944 24 April 1944 73 days Italian Liberal Party
18   Attilio Di Napoli
(1883–1953)
24 April 1944 18 June 1944 55 days Italian Socialist Party Badoglio II
19   Giovanni Gronchi
(1887–1978)
18 June 1944 21 June 1945 1 year, 3 days Christian Democracy Bonomi II·III
Minister of Labour and Social Security
20   Gatetano Barbareschi
(1889–1963)
21 June 1945 13 July 1946 1 year, 22 days Italian Socialist Party Parri
De Gasperi I

Italian RepublicEdit

Parties
Coalitions
N. Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Term of office Party Government Ref.
Took office Left office Time in office
Minister of Labour and Social Security
1   Ludovico D'Aragona
(1876–1961)
13 July 1946 2 February 1947 204 days Italian Socialist Party De Gasperi II
2   Giuseppe Romita
(1887–1958)
2 February 1947 31 May 1947 118 days Italian Socialist Party De Gasperi III
3   Amintore Fanfani
(1908–1999)
31 May 1947 27 January 1950 2 years, 241 days Christian Democracy De Gasperi IV·V
4   Achille Marazza
(1894–1967)
27 January 1950 26 July 1951 1 year, 180 days Christian Democracy De Gasperi VI
5   Leopoldo Rubinacci
(1903–1969)
26 July 1951 18 January 1954 2 years, 176 days Christian Democracy De Gasperi VII·VIII
Pella
6   Luigi Gui
(1914–2010)
18 January 1954 10 February 1954 23 days} Christian Democracy Fanfani I
7   Ezio Vigorelli
(1892–1964)
10 February 1954 19 May 1957 3 years, 98 days Italian Democratic Socialist Party Scelba
Segni I
(6)   Luigi Gui
(1914–2010)
19 May 1957 17 June 1958 1 year, 29 days Christian Democracy Zoli
8   Adone Zoli
(1887–1960)
As Prime Minister
17 June 1958 1 July 1958 14 days Christian Democracy
(7)   Ezio Vigorelli
(1892–1964)
1 July 1958 16 February 1959 230 days Italian Democratic Socialist Party Fanfani II
9   Benigno Zaccagnini
(1912–1989)
16 February 1959 26 July 1960 1 year, 161 days Christian Democracy Segni II
Tambroni
10   Fiorentino Sullo
(1921–2000)
26 July 1960 21 February 1962 1 year, 220 days Christian Democracy Fanfani III
11   Virginio Bertinelli
(1901–1973)
21 February 1962 21 June 1963 1 year, 120 days Italian Democratic Socialist Party Fanfani IV
12   Umberto Delle Fave
(1912–1986)
21 June 1963 4 December 1963 166 days Christian Democracy Leone I
13   Giacinto Bosco
(1905–1997)
4 December 1963 22 July 1964 231 days Christian Democracy Moro I
(12)   Umberto Delle Fave
(1912–1986)
22 July 1964 23 February 1966 1 year, 216 days Christian Democracy Moro II
(13)   Giacinto Bosco
(1905–1997)
23 February 1966 12 December 1968 2 years, 293 days Christian Democracy Moro III
Leone II
14   Giacomo Brodolini
(1920–1969)
12 December 1968 5 August 1969 236 days Italian Socialist Party Rumor I
15   Carlo Donat-Cattin
(1919–1991)
5 August 1969 26 June 1972 2 years, 326 days Christian Democracy Rumor II
Rumor III
Colombo
Andreotti I
16   Dionigi Coppo
(1921–2003)
26 July 1972 7 July 1973 346 days Christian Democracy Andreotti II
17   Luigi Bertoldi
(1920–2001)
7 July 1973 23 November 1974 1 year, 139 days Italian Socialist Party Rumor IV·V
18   Mario Toros
(1922– )
23 November 1974 29 July 1976 1 year, 249 days Christian Democracy Moro IV·V
19   Tina Anselmi
(1927–2016)
29 July 1976 11 March 1978 1 year, 225 days Christian Democracy Andreotti III
20   Vincenzo Scotti
(1933– )
11 March 1978 4 April 1980 2 years, 24 days Christian Democracy Andreotti IV·V
Cossiga I
21   Franco Foschi
(1931–2007)
4 April 1980 28 June 1981 1 year, 85 days Christian Democracy Cossiga II
Forlani
22   Michele Di Giesi
(1927–1983)
28 June 1981 1 December 1982 1 year, 156 days Italian Democratic Socialist Party Spadolini I·II
(20)   Vincenzo Scotti
(1933– )
1 December 1982 4 August 1983 246 days Christian Democracy Fanfani V
23   Gianni De Michelis
(1940–2019)
4 August 1983 18 April 1987 3 years, 257 days Italian Socialist Party Craxi I·II
24   Ermanno Gorrieri
(1920–2004)
18 April 1987 29 July 1987 102 days Christian Democracy Fanfani VI
25   Rino Formica
(1927– )
29 July 1987 22 July 1989 1 year, 358 days Italian Socialist Party Goria
De Mita
(15)   Carlo Donat-Cattin
(1919–1991)
22 July 1989 17 March 1991 1 year, 238 days Christian Democracy Andreotti VI
26   Rosa Russo Iervolino
(1936– )
18 March 1991 12 April 1991 25 days Christian Democracy
27   Franco Marini
(1933–2021)
12 April 1991 28 June 1992 1 year, 77 days Christian Democracy Andreotti VII
28   Nino Cristofori
(1930–2015)
28 June 1992 28 April 1993 304 days Christian Democracy Amato I
29   Gino Giugni
(1927–2009)
28 April 1993 10 May 1994 1 year, 12 days Italian Socialist Party Ciampi
30   Clemente Mastella
(1947– )
10 May 1994 17 January 1995 252 days Christian Democratic Centre Berlusconi I
31   Tiziano Treu
(1939– )
17 January 1995 21 October 1998 3 years, 277 days Independent /
Italian Renewal
Dini
Prodi I
32   Antonio Bassolino
(1947– )
21 October 1998 21 June 1999 243 days Democrats of the Left D'Alema I
33   Cesare Salvi
(1948– )
21 June 1999 11 June 2001 1 year, 355 days Democrats of the Left D'Alema I·II
Amato II
Minister of Labour and Social Policies
34   Roberto Maroni
(1955– )
11 June 2001 17 May 2006 4 years, 340 days Lega Nord Berlusconi II·III
Minister of Labour and Social Security
35   Cesare Damiano
(1948– )
17 May 2006 8 May 2008 1 year, 326 days Democrats of the Left /
Democratic Party
Prodi II
Minister of Labour and Social Policies
36   Maurizio Sacconi
(1950– )
8 May 2008 16 November 2011 3 years, 192 days The People of Freedom Berlusconi IV
37   Elsa Fornero
(1948– )
16 November 2011 28 April 2013 1 year, 163 days Independent Monti
38   Enrico Giovannini
(1957– )
28 April 2013 22 February 2014 300 days Independent Letta
39   Giuliano Poletti
(1951– )
22 February 2014 1 June 2018 4 years, 99 days Independent /
Democratic Party
Renzi
Gentiloni
Minister of Economic Development, Labour and Social Policies
40   Luigi Di Maio
(1986– )
1 June 2018 5 September 2019 1 year, 96 days Five Star Movement Conte I
Minister of Labour and Social Policies
41   Nunzia Catalfo
(1967– )
5 September 2019 13 February 2021 1 year, 161 days Five Star Movement Conte II
42   Andrea Orlando
(1969– )
13 February 2021 Incumbent 241 days Democratic Party Draghi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Il Ministro, Ministero del Lavoro e delle Politiche Sociali