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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 of
the Italian Republic
Emblem of Italy.svg
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Incumbent
Luciana Lamorgese

since September 5, 2019
Ministry of the Interior
Member ofCouncil of Ministers
SeatRome
AppointerThe President of Italy
Term lengthNo fixed term
FormationMarch 17, 1861; 158 years ago (1861-03-17)
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
  • 1861–1912:

  Historical Right   Historical Left

  • 1912–1922:

  Liberal Union   Radical Party   Reformist Socialist Party   Military

  • 1922–1943:

  National Fascist Party (sole legal party)

  • 1943–1946:

  Christian Democracy   Labour Democratic Party   Action Party   Socialist Party   Independent

Governments

  Rightist coalition   Leftist coalition   Liberal coalition   Fascist   Military   Mixed coalition

Name
(Born–Died)
Portrait Term of office Political Party Government
Marco Minghetti
(1818–1886)
  17 March 1861 1 September 1861 Historical Right Cavour IV
Ricasoli I
Bettino Ricasoli
(1809–1880)
  1 September 1861 3 March 1862 Historical Right Ricasoli I
Urbano Rattazzi
(1808–1873)
  3 March 1862 8 December 1862 Historical Left Rattazzi I
Ubaldino Peruzzi
(1822–1891)
  8 December 1862 28 September 1864 Historical Left Farini
Minghetti I
Giovanni Lanza
(1810–1882)
  28 September 1864 1 September 1865 Historical Right La Marmora II
Giuseppe Natoli
(1815–1867)
  1 September 1865 4 December 1865 Historical Right
Desiderato Chiaves
(1825–1895)
  15 December 1865 20 June 1866 Historical Right La Marmora II·III
Bettino Ricasoli
(1809–1880)
  29 June 1866 10 April 1867 Historical Right Ricasoli II
Urbano Rattazzi
(1808–1873)
  10 April 1967 27 October 1867 Historical Left Rattazzi II
Filippo Antonio Gualtiero
(1819–1874)
  27 October 1867 17 January 1868 Historical Right Menabrea I·II
Carlo Cadorna
(1809–1881)
  17 January 1868 10 September 1868 Historical Right Menabrea II
Girolamo Cantelli
(1815–1884)
  10 September 1868 13 May 1869 Historical Right
Luigi Ferraris
(1813–1900)
  13 May 1869 22 October 1869 Historical Right Menabrea III
Antonio Starabba di Rudinì
(1839–1908)
  22 October 1869 14 December 1869 Historical Right
Giovanni Lanza
(1810–1882)
  14 December 1869 9 July 1873 Historical Right Lanza
Girolamo Cantelli
(1815–1884)
  10 July 1873 25 March 1876 Historical Right Minghetti II
Giovanni Nicotera
(1826–1894)
  25 March 1876 25 December 1877 Historical Left Depretis I
Francesco Crispi
(1819–1901)
  26 December 1877 7 March 1878 Historical Left Depretis II
Agostino Depretis
(1813–1887)
  7 March 1878 24 March 1878 Historical Left
Giuseppe Zanardelli
(1826–1903)
  24 March 1878 19 December 1878 Historical Left Cairoli I
Agostino Depretis
(1813–1887)
  19 December 1878 14 July 1879 Historical Left Depretis III
Tommaso Villa
(1832–1915)
  14 July 1879 25 November 1879 Historical Left Cairoli II
Agostino Depretis
(1813–1887)
  25 November 1879 4 April 1887 Historical Left Cairoli II
Depretis IV·V·
VI·VII·VIII
Francesco Crispi
(1819–1901)
  4 April 1887 6 February 1891 Historical Left Depretis VIII
Crispi I·II
Giovanni Nicotera
(1826–1894)
  9 February 1891 15 May 1892 Historical Left Rudinì I
Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
  15 May 1892 15 December 1893 Historical Left Giolitti I
Francesco Crispi
(1819–1901)
  15 December 1893 10 March 1896 Historical Left Crispi III
Antonio Starabba di Rudinì
(1839–1908)
  10 March 1896 29 June 1898 Historical Right Rudinì II·III·IV·V
Luigi Pelloux
(1839–1924)
  29 June 1898 23 June 1900 Military Pelloux I·II
Giuseppe Saracco
(1821–1907)
  24 June 1900 14 February 1901 Historical Left Saracco
Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
  15 February 1901 20 June 1903 Historical Left Zanardelli
Giuseppe Zanardelli
(1826–1903)
  21 June 1903 3 November 1903 Historical Left
Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
  3 November 1903 12 March 1905 Historical Left Giolitti III
Tommaso Tittoni
(1855–1931)
  12 March 1905 27 March 1905 Historical Right Tittoni
Alessandro Fortis
(1842–1909)
  28 March 1905 8 February 1906 Historical Left Fortis I·II
Sidney Sonnino
(1847–1922)
  8 February 1906 29 May 1906 Historical Right Sonnino I
Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
  29 May 1906 11 December 1909 Historical Left Giolitti III
Sidney Sonnino
(1847–1922)
  11 December 1909 31 March 1910 Historical Right Sonnino II
Luigi Luzzatti
(1841–1927)
  1 April 1910 29 March 1911 Historical Right Luzzatti
Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
  30 March 1911 21 March 1914 Liberal Union Giolitti IV
Antonio Salandra
(1853–1931)
  21 March 1914 18 June 1916 Liberal Union Salandra I·II
Vittorio Emanuele Orlando
(1860–1952)
  18 June 1916 23 June 1919 Liberal Union Boselli
Orlando
Francesco Saverio Nitti
(1868–1953)
  23 June 1919 15 June 1920 Radical Party Nitti I·II
Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
  15 June 1920 4 July 1921 Liberal Union Giolitti V
Ivanoe Bonomi
(1873–1951)
  4 July 1921 26 February 1922 Reformist Socialist Party Bonomi I
Luigi Facta
(1861–1930)
  26 February 1922 1 August 1922 Liberal Union Facta I
Paolino Taddei
(1860–1925)
  1 August 1922 31 October 1922 Liberal Union Facta II
Benito Mussolini
(1883–1945)
  31 October 1922 17 June 1924 National Fascist Party Mussolini
Luigi Federzoni
(1878–1967)
  17 June 1924 6 November 1926 National Fascist Party
Benito Mussolini
(1883–1945)
  6 November 1926 25 July 1943 National Fascist Party
Bruno Fornaciari
(1881–1959)
  25 July 1943 9 August 1943 Independent Badoglio I
Umberto Ricci
(1878–1957)
  9 August 1943 8 September 1943 Independent
Vito Reale
(1883–1953)
  16 November 1953 22 April 1944 Independent
Salvatore Aldisio
(1890–1964)
  22 April 1944 8 June 1944 Christian Democracy Badoglio II
Ivanoe Bonomi
(1873–1951)
  18 June 1944 19 June 1945 Labour Democratic Party Bonomi II·III
Ferruccio Parri
(1890–1981)
  21 June 1945 8 December 1945 Action Party Parri
Giuseppe Romita
(1887–1958)
  10 December 1945 14 July 1946 Italian Socialist Party De Gasperi I

Italian RepublicEdit

Parties
  • 1946–1994:

  Christian Democracy

  • 1994–present:

  Northern League   Democratic Party of the Left   People's Party   The Democrats   Forza Italia/The People of Freedom   Democratic Party   New Centre-Right   Independent

Governments

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

Name
(Born–Died)
Portrait Term of office Political Party Government
Alcide De Gasperi
(1881–1954)
  13 July 1946 2 February 1947 Christian Democracy De Gasperi II
Mario Scelba
(1901–1991)
  2 February 1947 16 July 1953 Christian Democracy De Gasperi III
De Gasperi IV·V·
VI·VII·VIII
Amintore Fanfani
(1908–1999)
  16 July 1953 18 January 1954 Christian Democracy Pella
Giulio Andreotti
(1919–2013)
  18 January 1954 10 February 1954 Christian Democracy Fanfani I
Mario Scelba
(1901–1991)
  10 February 1954 6 July 1955 Christian Democracy Scelba
Fernando Tambroni
(1901–1963)
  6 July 1955 15 February 1959 Christian Democracy Segni I
Zoli
Fanfani II
Antonio Segni
(1891–1972)
  15 February 1959 23 March 1960 Christian Democracy Segni II
Giuseppe Spataro
(1897–1978)
  23 March 1960 26 July 1960 Christian Democracy Tambroni
Mario Scelba
(1901–1991)
  26 July 1960 21 February 1962 Christian Democracy Fanfani III
Paolo Emilio Taviani
(1912–2001)
  21 February 1962 21 June 1963 Christian Democracy Fanfani IV
Mariano Rumor
(1915–1990)
  21 June 1963 4 December 1963 Christian Democracy Leone I
Paolo Emilio Taviani
(1912–2001)
  4 December 1963 24 June 1968 Christian Democracy Moro I·II·III
Franco Restivo
(1911–1976)
  24 June 1968 17 February 1972 Christian Democracy Leone II
Rumor I·II·III
Colombo
Mariano Rumor
(1915–1990)
  17 February 1972 7 July 1973 Christian Democracy Andreotti I·II
Paolo Emilio Taviani
(1912–2001)
  7 July 1973 23 November 1974 Christian Democracy Rumor IV·V
Luigi Gui
(1914–2010)
  23 November 1974 12 February 1976 Christian Democracy Moro IV
Francesco Cossiga
(1928–2010)
  12 February 1976 11 May 1978 Christian Democracy Moro V
Andreotti III·IV
Giulio Andreotti
(1919–2013)
  11 May 1978 13 June 1978 Christian Democracy Andreotti IV
Virginio Rognoni
(1924– )
  13 June 1978 4 August 1983 Christian Democracy Andreotti IV·V
Cossiga I·II
Forlani
Spadolini I·II
Fanfani V
Oscar Luigi Scalfaro
(1918–2012)
  4 August 1983 28 July 1987 Christian Democracy Craxi I·II
Fanfani VI
Amintore Fanfani
(1908–1999)
  28 July 1987 13 April 1988 Christian Democracy Goria
Antonio Gava
(1930–2008)
  13 April 1988 16 October 1990 Christian Democracy De Mita
Andreotti VI
Vincenzo Scotti
(1933– )
  16 October 1990 28 June 1992 Christian Democracy Andreotti VI·VII
Nicola Mancino
(1931– )
  28 June 1992 10 May 1994 Christian Democracy Amato I
Ciampi
Roberto Maroni
(1955– )
  10 May 1994 17 January 1995 Northern League Berlusconi I
Antonio Brancaccio
(1933–1995)
  17 January 1995 8 June 1995 Independent Dini
Giovanni Rinaldo Coronas
(1919–2008)
  8 June 1995 17 May 1996 Independent
Giorgio Napolitano
(1925– )
  17 May 1996 21 October 1998 Democratic Party of the Left Prodi I
Rosa Russo Jervolino
(1936– )
  21 October 1998 22 December 1999 Italian People's Party D'Alema I
Enzo Bianco
(1951– )
  22 December 1999 11 June 2001 The Democrats D'Alema II
Amato II
Claudio Scajola
(1948– )
  11 June 2001 3 July 2002 Forza Italia Berlusconi II
Giuseppe Pisanu
(1937– )
  3 July 2002 17 May 2006 Forza Italia Berlusconi II·III
Giuliano Amato
(1938– )
  17 May 2006 8 May 2008 Democratic Party Prodi II
Roberto Maroni
(1955– )
  8 May 2008 16 November 2011 Northern League Berlusconi IV
Annamaria Cancellieri
(1943– )
  16 November 2011 28 April 2013 Independent Monti
Angelino Alfano
(1970– )
  28 April 2013 12 December 2016 The People of Freedom Letta
New Centre-Right Renzi
Marco Minniti
(1956– )
  12 December 2016 1 June 2018 Democratic Party Gentiloni
Matteo Salvini
(1973– )
  1 June 2018 5 September 2019 Northern League Conte I
Luciana Lamorgese
(1953– )
  5 September 2019 Incumbent Independent Conte II

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.