Italian Minister of the Interior

The Minister of the Interior (Italian: Ministro dell'Interno) in Italy is one of the most important positions in the Italian Council of Ministers and leads the Ministry of the Interior.[1] The current Minister is Luciana Lamorgese, member of the Council of State, appointed on 5 September 2019 in the second government of Giuseppe Conte.[2]

Minister of the Interior
Ministro degli Interni
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Incumbent
Luciana Lamorgese

since September 5, 2019
Ministry of the Interior
Member ofCouncil of Ministers
High Council of Defence
SeatPalazzo del Viminale, Rome
AppointerThe President of Italy
Term lengthNo fixed term
FormationMarch 23, 1861; 160 years ago (1861-03-23)
First holderMarco Minghetti
Websitewww.interno.gov.it

The Minister of the Interior is responsible for internal security and the protection of the constitutional order, for civil protection against disasters and terrorism, for displaced persons and administrative questions. It is host to the Standing Committee of Interior Ministers and also drafts all passport, identity card, firearms, and explosives legislation.

The Interior Minister is political head for the administration of internal affairs. They control the State police, the Vigili del Fuoco, and the prefects. The minister therefore sits on the High Council of Defence.

List of Italian Ministers of InteriorEdit

Kingdom of ItalyEdit

Parties
Coalitions
N. Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Term of office Party Government Ref.
Took office Left office Time in office
1   Marco Minghetti
(1818–1886)
23 March 1861 1 September 1861 162 days Historical Right Cavour IV
Ricasoli I
2   Bettino Ricasoli
(1809–1880)
As Prime Minister
1 September 1861 3 March 1862 183 days Historical Right Ricasoli I
3   Urbano Rattazzi
(1808–1873)
As Prime Minister
3 March 1862 8 December 1862 280 days Historical Left Rattazzi I
4   Ubaldino Peruzzi
(1822–1891)
8 December 1862 28 September 1864 1 year, 295 days Historical Left Farini
Minghetti I
5   Giovanni Lanza
(1810–1882)
28 September 1864 1 September 1865 338 days Historical Right La Marmora II
6   Giuseppe Natoli
(1815–1867)
1 September 1865 14 December 1865 104 days Historical Right
7   Desiderato Chiaves
(1825–1895)
14 December 1865 20 June 1866 188 days Historical Right La Marmora II·III
(2)   Bettino Ricasoli
(1809–1880)
As Prime Minister
29 June 1866 10 April 1867 285 days Historical Right Ricasoli II
(3)   Urbano Rattazzi
(1808–1873)
As Prime Minister
10 April 1867 27 October 1867 200 days Historical Left Rattazzi II
8   Filippo Antonio Gualtiero
(1819–1874)
27 October 1867 17 January 1868 82 days Historical Right Menabrea I·II
9   Carlo Cadorna
(1809–1881)
17 January 1868 10 September 1868 237 days Historical Right Menabrea II
10   Girolamo Cantelli
(1815–1884)
10 September 1868 13 May 1869 245 days Historical Right
11   Luigi Ferraris
(1813–1900)
13 May 1869 22 October 1869 162 days Historical Right Menabrea III
12   Antonio Starabba di Rudinì
(1839–1908)
22 October 1869 14 December 1869 53 days Historical Right
(5)   Giovanni Lanza
(1810–1882)
As Prime Minister
14 December 1869 10 July 1873 3 years, 208 days Historical Right Lanza
(10)   Girolamo Cantelli
(1815–1884)
10 July 1873 25 March 1876 2 years, 259 days Historical Right Minghetti II
13   Giovanni Nicotera
(1826–1894)
25 March 1876 25 December 1877 1 year, 275 days Historical Left Depretis I
14   Francesco Crispi
(1819–1901)
26 December 1877 7 March 1878 71 days Historical Left Depretis II
15   Agostino Depretis
(1813–1887)
As Prime Minister
7 March 1878 24 March 1878 17 days Historical Left
16   Giuseppe Zanardelli
(1826–1903)
24 March 1878 19 December 1878 270 days Historical Left Cairoli I
(15)   Agostino Depretis
(1813–1887)
As Prime Minister
19 December 1878 14 July 1879 207 days Historical Left Depretis III
17   Tommaso Villa
(1832–1915)
14 July 1879 25 November 1879 1 year, 134 days Historical Left Cairoli II
(15)   Agostino Depretis
(1813–1887)
As Prime Minister
25 November 1879 4 April 1887 7 years, 130 days Historical Left Cairoli II
Depretis IV·V·
VI·VII·VIII
(14)   Francesco Crispi
(1819–1901)
As Prime Minister[a]
4 April 1887 6 February 1891 3 years, 308 days Historical Left Depretis VIII
Crispi I·II
18   Giovanni Nicotera
(1826–1894)
6 February 1891 15 May 1892 1 year, 99 days Historical Left Rudinì I
19   Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
As Prime Minister
15 May 1892 15 December 1893 1 year, 214 days Historical Left Giolitti I
(14)   Francesco Crispi
(1819–1901)
As Prime Minister
15 December 1893 10 March 1896 2 years, 86 days Historical Left Crispi III
(12)   Antonio Starabba di Rudinì
(1839–1908)
As Prime Minister
10 March 1896 29 June 1898 2 years, 111 days Historical Right Rudinì II·III·IV·V
20   Luigi Pelloux
(1839–1924)
As Prime Minister
29 June 1898 24 June 1900 1 year, 360 days Military Pelloux I·II
21   Giuseppe Saracco
(1821–1907)
As Prime Minister
24 June 1900 15 February 1901 236 days Historical Left Saracco
(19)   Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
15 February 1901 20 June 1903 2 years, 125 days Historical Left Zanardelli
(16)   Giuseppe Zanardelli
(1826–1903)
As Prime Minister
20 June 1903 3 November 1903 136 days Historical Left
(19)   Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
As Prime Minister
3 November 1903 12 March 1905 1 year, 129 days Historical Left Giolitti III
22   Tommaso Tittoni
(1855–1931)
As Prime Minister
12 March 1905 28 March 1905 16 days Historical Right Tittoni
23   Alessandro Fortis
(1842–1909)
As Prime Minister
28 March 1905 8 February 1906 317 days Historical Left Fortis I·II
24   Sidney Sonnino
(1847–1922)
As Prime Minister
8 February 1906 29 May 1906 110 days Historical Right Sonnino I
(19)   Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
As Prime Minister
29 May 1906 11 December 1909 3 years, 196 days Historical Left Giolitti III
(24)   Sidney Sonnino
(1847–1922)
As Prime Minister
11 December 1909 31 March 1910 110 days Historical Right Sonnino II
25   Luigi Luzzatti
(1841–1927)
As Prime Minister
31 March 1910 30 March 1911 364 days Historical Right Luzzatti
(19)   Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
As Prime Minister
30 March 1911 21 March 1914 2 years, 356 days Liberal Union Giolitti IV
26   Antonio Salandra
(1853–1931)
As Prime Minister
21 March 1914 18 June 1916 2 years, 89 days Liberal Union Salandra I·II
27   Vittorio Emanuele Orlando
(1860–1952)
As Prime Minister[b]
18 June 1916 23 June 1919 3 years, 5 days Liberal Union Boselli
Orlando
28   Francesco Saverio Nitti
(1868–1953)
As Prime Minister
23 June 1919 15 June 1920 358 days Italian Radical Party Nitti I·II
(19)   Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
As Prime Minister
15 June 1920 4 July 1921 1 year, 19 days Liberal Union Giolitti V
29   Ivanoe Bonomi
(1873–1951)
As Prime Minister
4 July 1921 26 February 1922 237 days Italian Reformist Socialist Party Bonomi I
30   Luigi Facta
(1861–1930)
As Prime Minister
26 February 1922 1 August 1922 156 days Liberal Union Facta I
31   Paolino Taddei
(1860–1925)
1 August 1922 31 October 1922 91 days Liberal Union Facta II
32   Benito Mussolini
(1883–1945)
As Prime Minister
31 October 1922 17 June 1924 1 year, 230 days National Fascist Party Mussolini
33   Luigi Federzoni
(1878–1967)
17 June 1924 6 November 1926 2 years, 142 days National Fascist Party
(32)   Benito Mussolini
(1883–1945)
As Prime Minister
6 November 1926 25 July 1943 16 years, 261 days National Fascist Party
34   Bruno Fornaciari
(1881–1959)
25 July 1943 9 August 1943 15 days Independent Badoglio I
35   Umberto Ricci
(1878–1957)
9 August 1943 8 September 1943 30 days Independent
36   Vito Reale
(1883–1953)
16 November 1943 24 April 1944 160 days Independent
37   Salvatore Aldisio
(1890–1964)
24 April 1944 18 June 1944 55 days Christian Democracy Badoglio II
(29)   Ivanoe Bonomi
(1873–1951)
As Prime Minister
18 June 1944 21 June 1945 1 year, 3 days Labour Democratic Party Bonomi II·III
38   Ferruccio Parri
(1890–1981)
As Prime Minister
21 June 1945 10 December 1945 172 days Action Party Parri
39   Giuseppe Romita
(1887–1958)
10 December 1945 13 July 1946 215 days Italian Socialist Party 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
1   Alcide De Gasperi
(1881–1954)
As Prime Minister
13 July 1946 2 February 1947 204 days Christian Democracy De Gasperi II [3]
2   Mario Scelba
(1901–1991)
2 February 1947 16 July 1953 8 years, 164 days Christian Democracy De Gasperi III [4]
De Gasperi IV·V·
VI·VII·VIII
3   Amintore Fanfani
(1908–1999)
17 August 1953 18 January 1954 154 days Christian Democracy Pella
4   Giulio Andreotti
(1919–2013)
18 January 1954 10 February 1954 23 days Christian Democracy Fanfani I
(2)   Mario Scelba
(1901–1991)
As Prime Minister
10 February 1954 6 July 1955 1 year, 146 days Christian Democracy Scelba
5   Fernando Tambroni
(1901–1963)
6 July 1955 15 February 1959 3 years, 224 days Christian Democracy Segni I
Zoli
Fanfani II
6   Antonio Segni
(1891–1972)
As Prime Minister
15 February 1959 25 March 1960 1 year, 39 days Christian Democracy Segni II
7   Giuseppe Spataro
(1897–1978)
25 March 1960 26 July 1960 123 days Christian Democracy Tambroni
(2)   Mario Scelba
(1901–1991)
26 July 1960 21 February 1962 1 year, 210 days Christian Democracy Fanfani III
8   Paolo Emilio Taviani
(1912–2001)
21 February 1962 21 June 1963 1 year, 120 days Christian Democracy Fanfani IV
9   Mariano Rumor
(1915–1990)
21 June 1963 4 December 1963 166 days Christian Democracy Leone I
(8)   Paolo Emilio Taviani
(1912–2001)
4 December 1963 24 June 1968 4 years, 203 days Christian Democracy Moro I·II·III
10   Franco Restivo
(1911–1976)
24 June 1968 17 February 1972 3 years, 238 days Christian Democracy Leone II
Rumor I
Rumor II
Rumor III
Colombo
(9)   Mariano Rumor
(1915–1990)
17 February 1972 7 July 1973 1 year, 140 days Christian Democracy Andreotti I·II
(8)   Paolo Emilio Taviani
(1912–2001)
7 July 1973 23 November 1974 1 year, 139 days Christian Democracy Rumor IV·V
11   Luigi Gui
(1914–2010)
23 November 1974 12 February 1976 1 year, 81 days Christian Democracy Moro IV
12   Francesco Cossiga
(1928–2010)
12 February 1976 11 May 1978 2 years, 88 days Christian Democracy Moro V
Andreotti III·IV
(8)   Giulio Andreotti
(1919–2013)
11 May 1978 13 June 1978 33 days Christian Democracy Andreotti IV
13   Virginio Rognoni
(1924– )
13 June 1978 4 August 1983 5 years, 52 days Christian Democracy Andreotti IV·V
Cossiga I
Cossiga II
Forlani
Spadolini I·II
Fanfani V
14   Oscar Luigi Scalfaro
(1918–2012)
4 August 1983 28 July 1987 4 years, 111 days Christian Democracy Craxi I·II
Fanfani VI
(3)   Amintore Fanfani
(1908–1999)
28 July 1987 13 April 1988 260 days Christian Democracy Goria
15   Antonio Gava
(1930–2008)
13 April 1988 16 October 1990 2 years, 186 days Christian Democracy De Mita
Andreotti VI
15   Vincenzo Scotti
(1933– )
16 October 1990 28 June 1992 1 year, 256 days Christian Democracy Andreotti VI·VII
16   Nicola Mancino
(1931– )
28 June 1992 10 May 1994 1 year, 316 days Christian Democracy Amato I
Ciampi
17   Roberto Maroni
(1955– )
10 May 1994 17 January 1995 252 days Northern League Berlusconi I
18   Antonio Brancaccio
(1923–1995)
17 January 1995 8 June 1995 142 days Independent Dini
19   Giovanni Rinaldo Coronas
(1919–2008)
8 June 1995 17 May 1996 344 days Independent
20   Giorgio Napolitano
(1925– )
17 May 1996 21 October 1998 2 years, 157 days Democratic Party of the Left Prodi I
21   Rosa Russo Jervolino
(1936– )
21 October 1998 22 December 1999 1 year, 62 days Italian People's Party D'Alema I
22   Enzo Bianco
(1951– )
22 December 1999 11 June 2001 1 year, 171 days The Democrats D'Alema II
Amato II
23   Claudio Scajola
(1948– )
11 June 2001 3 July 2002 1 year, 22 days Forza Italia Berlusconi II
24   Giuseppe Pisanu
(1937– )
3 July 2002 17 May 2006 3 years, 318 days Forza Italia Berlusconi II·III
25   Giuliano Amato
(1938– )
17 May 2006 8 May 2008 1 year, 357 days Independent /
Democratic Party
Prodi II
(17)   Roberto Maroni
(1955– )
8 May 2008 16 November 2011 3 years, 192 days Northern League Berlusconi IV
26   Annamaria Cancellieri
(1943– )
16 November 2011 28 April 2013 1 year, 163 days Independent Monti
27   Angelino Alfano
(1970– )
28 April 2013 12 December 2016 3 years, 228 days The People of Freedom /
New Centre-Right
Letta
Renzi
28   Marco Minniti
(1956– )
12 December 2016 1 June 2018 1 year, 171 days Democratic Party Gentiloni
29   Matteo Salvini
(1973– )
1 June 2018 5 September 2019 1 year, 96 days League Conte I
30   Luciana Lamorgese
(1953– )
5 September 2019 Incumbent 2 years, 49 days Independent Conte II
Draghi

TimelineEdit

Kingdom of ItalyEdit

Giuseppe RomitaFerruccio ParriSalvatore AldisioLuigi FederzoniBenito MussoliniPaolino TaddeiLuigi FactaIvanoe BonomiFrancesco Saverio NittiVittorio Emanuele OrlandoPaolo BoselliAntonio SalandraLuigi LuzzatiSidney SonninoAlessandro FortisTommaso TittoniGiuseppe SaraccoLuigi PellouxGiovanni GiolittiGiuseppe ZanardelliAgostino DepretisFrancesco CrispiGiovanni NicoteraAntonio Starabba di RudinìLuigi FerrarisCarlo CadornaGiuseppe NatoliGiovanni LanzaUbaldino PeruzziUrbano RattazziBettino RicasoliMarco Minghetti

Republic of ItalyEdit

Luciana LamorgeseMatteo SalviniMarco MinnitiAngelino AlfanoAnna Maria CancellieriGiuliano AmatoGiuseppe PisanuClaudio ScajolaEnzo BiancoRosa Russo JervolinoGiorgio NapolitanoGiovanni Rinaldo CoronasAntonio BrancaccioRoberto MaroniNicola MancinoVincenzo ScottiAntonio GavaOscar Luigi ScalfaroVirginio RognoniFrancesco CossigaLuigi GuiFranco RestivoMariano RumorPaolo Emilio TavianiGiuseppe SpataroAntonio SegniFernando TambroniGiulio AndreottiAmintore FanfaniMario ScelbaAlcide De Gasperi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ministero dell'Interno – Sito ufficiale
  2. ^ "Salvini era is over as Italy moves toward pro-EU government". POLITICO. 2019-09-03. Retrieved 2019-09-04.
  3. ^ "III Governo De Gasperi". storia.camera.it (in Italian). Retrieved 10 July 2020.
  4. ^ "III Governo De Gasperi". storia.camera.it (in Italian). Retrieved 10 July 2020.
  1. ^ From July 1887 to February 1891.
  2. ^ From October 1917 to June 1919.