Italian Minister of Justice

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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.

Minister of Justice
Ministro della Giustizia
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Marta Cartabia (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Marta Cartabia

since February 13, 2021
Ministry of Justice
Member ofCouncil of Ministers
SeatRome
AppointerThe President of Italy
Term lengthNo fixed term
FormationMarch 23, 1861; 160 years ago (1861-03-23)
First holderGiovanni Battista Cassinis
Websitewww.giustizia.it

The first Italian Minister of Justice is Giovanni Battista Cassinis, member of the Historical Right, who held the office in 1861 in the government of Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour; while the longest-serving minister was Alfredo Rocco, who served in the fascist government of Benito Mussolini from 1925 until 1932. The current minister is Marta Cartabia, former president of the Constitutional Court of Italy, appointed on 13 February 2021 in the government of Mario Draghi.[1]

List of Ministers of JusticeEdit

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 Grace, Justice and Ecclesiastic Affairs
1   Giovanni Battista Cassinis
(1806–1866)
23 March 1861 12 June 1861 81 days Historical Right Cavour IV
2   Vincenzo Maria Miglietti
(1809–1864)
12 June 1861 3 March 1862 263 days Historical Right Ricasoli I
Minister of Grace, Justice and Worships
3   Filippo Cordova
(1811–1868)
3 March 1862 7 April 1862 35 days Historical Right Rattazzi I
4   Raffaele Conforti
(1804–1880)
7 April 1862 8 December 1862 245 days Historical Left
5   Giuseppe Pisanelli
(1812–1879)
8 December 1862 28 September 1864 1 year, 295 days Historical Left Farini
Minghetti I
6   Giuseppe Vacca
(1810–1876)
28 September 1864 10 August 1865 316 days Historical Right La Marmora II
7   Paolo Cortese
(1827–1876)
1 September 1865 31 December 1865 121 days Historical Right
8   Giovanni De Falco
(1818–1886)
14 December 1865 20 June 1866 188 days Historical Right La Marmora III
9   Francesco Borgatti
(1818–1885)
20 June 1886 17 February 1867 242 days Historical Right Ricasoli II
10   Bettino Ricasoli
(1809–1880)
As Prime Minister
17 February 1867 24 March 1867 35 days Historical Right
(3)   Filippo Cordova
(1811–1868)
24 March 1867 10 April 1867 17 days Historical Left
11   Sebastiano Tecchio
(1807–1886)
10 April 1867 27 October 1867 200 days Historical Left Rattazzi II
12   Adriano Mari
(1813–1887)
27 October 1867 5 January 1868 70 days Historical Right Menabrea I
13   Gennaro De Filippo
(1816–1887)
5 January 1868 25 May 1869 1 year, 140 days Historical Right Menabrea II·III
14   Michele Pronti
(1814–1885)
25 May 1869 22 October 1869 150 days Historical Right
15   Paolo Onorato Vigliani
(1813–1900)
22 October 1869 14 December 1869 53 days Historical Right Menabrea III
16   Matteo Raeli
(1812–1875)
14 December 1869 24 February 1871 1 year, 72 days Historical Right Lanza
(8)   Giovanni De Falco
(1818–1886)
24 February 1871 10 July 1873 2 years, 136 days Historical Right
(15)   Paolo Onorato Vigliani
(1813–1900)
10 July 1873 25 March 1876 2 years, 259 days Historical Right Minghetti II
17   Pasquale Stanislao Mancini
(1817–1888)
25 March 1876 24 March 1878 1 year, 364 days Historical Left Depretis I·II
(4)   Raffaele Conforti
(1804–1880)
24 March 1878 19 December 1878 270 days Historical Left Cairoli I
18   Diego Tajani
(1827–1921)
19 December 1878 14 July 1879 207 days Historical Left Depretis III
19   Giovanni Battista Varè
(1832–1915)
14 July 1879 25 November 1879 1 year, 134 days Historical Left Cairoli II
20   Tommaso Villa
(1832–1915)
25 November 1879 29 May 1881 1 year, 185 days Historical Left Cairoli III
21   Giuseppe Zanardelli
(1832–1915)
29 May 1881 25 May 1883 1 year, 361 days Historical Left Depretis IV
22   Bernardino Giannuzzi-Savelli
(1822–1887)
25 May 1883 30 May 1884 1 year, 5 days Historical Left Depretis V
23   Niccolò Ferracciu
(1815–1892)
30 May 1884 24 November 1884 178 days Historical Left Depretis VI
24   Niccolò Ferracciu
(1828–1916)
24 November 1884 29 June 1885 217 days Historical Left
(18)   Diego Tajani
(1827–1921)
29 June 1885 4 April 1887 1 year, 279 days Historical Left Depretis VII
(21)   Giuseppe Zanardelli
(1832–1915)
4 April 1887 6 February 1891 3 years, 308 days Historical Left Depretis VIII
Crispi I·II
25   Luigi Ferraris
(1813–1900)
9 February 1891 31 December 1891 325 days Historical Right Rudinì I
26   Bruno Chimirri
(1842–1917)
31 December 1891 15 May 1892 136 days Historical Right
27   Teodorico Bonacci
(1838–1905)
15 May 1892 24 May 1893 1 year, 6 days Historical Left Giolitti I
28   Lorenzo Eula
(1823–1893)
24 May 1893 8 July 1893 45 days Historical Left
29   Giacomo Armò
(1830–1909)
8 July 1893 27 September 1893 81 days Historical Left
29   Francesco Santamaria-Nicolini
(1830–1918)
27 September 1893 15 December 1893 79 days Historical Left
30   Vincenzo Calenda di Tavani
(1830–1910)
15 December 1893 10 March 1896 2 years, 86 days Historical Left Crispi III·IV
31   Giacomo Giuseppe Costa
(1833–1897)
10 March 1896 15 August 1897 1 year, 158 days Historical Right Rudinì II·III
32   Antonio Starabba di Rudinì
(1839–1908)
As Prime Minister
15 August 1897 18 September 1897 34 days Historical Right Rudinì III
31   Emanuele Gianturco
(1857–1907)
18 September 1897 14 December 1897 87 days Historical Right
(21)   Giuseppe Zanardelli
(1832–1915)
14 December 1897 1 June 1898 169 days Historical Left Rudinì IV
(27)   Teodorico Bonacci
(1838–1905)
1 June 1898 29 June 1898 28 days Historical Left Rudinì V
32   Camillo Finocchiaro Aprile
(1851–1916)
29 June 1898 14 May 1899 319 days Historical Left Pelloux I
33   Adeodato Bonasi
(1831–1920)
14 May 1899 24 June 1900 1 year, 41 days Historical Right Pelloux II
(31)   Emanuele Gianturco
(1857–1907)
24 June 1900 15 February 1901 236 days Historical Right Saracco
34   Francesco Cocco-Ortu
(1842–1929)
15 February 1901 3 November 1903 2 years, 261 days Historical Left Zanardelli
35   Scipione Ronchetti
(1846–1918)
3 November 1903 28 March 1905 1 year, 145 days Historical Left Giolitti II
Tittoni
(32)   Camillo Finocchiaro Aprile
(1851–1916)
28 March 1905 8 February 1906 317 days Historical Left Fortis I·II
36   Ettore Sacchi
(1851–1924)
8 February 1906 29 May 1906 110 days Italian Radical Party Sonnino I
37   Nicolò Gallo
(1849–1907)
29 May 1906 4 March 1907 279 days Historical Left Giolitti III
38   Vittorio Emanuele Orlando
(1860–1952)
4 March 1907 11 December 1909 2 years, 282 days Historical Left
39   Vittorio Scialoja
(1856–1933)
11 December 1909 31 March 1910 110 days Historical Right Sonnino II
40   Cesare Fani
(1844–1914)
31 March 1910 30 March 1911 364 days Historical Right Luzzatti
(32)   Camillo Finocchiaro Aprile
(1851–1916)
30 March 1911 21 March 1914 2 years, 356 days Liberal Union Giolitti IV
41   Luigi Dari
(1852–1919)
21 March 1914 31 October 1914 224 days Liberal Union Salandra I
(38)   Vittorio Emanuele Orlando
(1860–1952)
31 October 1914 18 June 1916 1 year, 231 days Liberal Union Salandra II
(36)   Ettore Sacchi
(1851–1924)
18 June 1916 18 January 1919 2 years, 231 days Italian Radical Party Boselli
Orlando
42   Luigi Facta
(1861–1930)
18 January 1919 23 June 1919 156 days Liberal Union Orlando
43   Ludovico Mortara
(1855–1937)
23 June 1919 21 May 1920 333 days Independent Nitti I
Minister of Justice and Worship Affairs
44   Alfredo Falcioni
(1868–1936)
21 May 1920 19 June 1920 29 days Democratic Liberal Party Nitti II
45   Luigi Fera
(1868–1935)
19 June 1920 4 July 1921 1 year, 15 days Italian Social Democratic Party Giolitti V
46   Giulio Rodinò
(1875–1946)
4 July 1921 25 February 1922 236 days Italian People's Party Bonomi I
47   Luigi Rossi
(1867–1941)
26 February 1922 1 August 1922 156 days Democratic Liberal Party Facta I
48   Giulio Alessio
(1853–1940)
1 August 1922 31 October 1922 91 days Democratic Liberal Party Facta II
49   Aldo Oviglio
(1873–1942)
31 October 1922 5 January 1925 2 years, 66 days National Fascist Party Mussolini
50   Alfredo Rocco
(1875–1935)
5 January 1925 20 July 1932 7 years, 197 days National Fascist Party
Minister of Grace and Justice
51   Pietro De Francisci
(1883–1971)
20 July 1932 24 January 1935 2 years, 188 days National Fascist Party Mussolini
52   Arrigo Solmi
(1873–1944)
24 January 1935 12 July 1939 4 years, 169 days National Fascist Party
53   Dino Grandi
(1895–1988)
12 July 1939 5 February 1943 3 years, 208 days National Fascist Party
54   Alfredo De Marsico
(1888–1985)
5 February 1943 25 July 1943 170 days National Fascist Party
55   Gaetano Azzariti
(1881–1961)
25 July 1943 15 February 1944 205 days Independent Badoglio I
56   Ettore Casati
(1873–1945)
15 February 1944 24 April 1944 69 days Independent
57   Vincenzo Arangio-Ruiz
(1884–1964)
24 April 1944 18 June 1944 55 days Italian Liberal Party Badoglio II
58   Umberto Tupini
(1889–1973)
18 June 1944 21 June 1945 1 year, 3 days Christian Democracy Bonomi II·III
59   Palmiro Togliatti
(1893–1964)
21 June 1945 13 July 1946 1 year, 22 days Italian Communist 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 Grace and Justice
1   Fausto Gullo
(1887–1974)
13 July 1946 31 May 1947 323 days Italian Communist Party De Gasperi II·III
2   Giuseppe Grassi
(1883–1950)
31 May 1947 27 January 1950 2 years, 241 days Italian Liberal Party De Gasperi IV·V
3   Attilio Piccioni
(1892–1976)
27 January 1950 26 July 1951 1 year, 180 days Christian Democracy De Gasperi VI
4   Adone Zoli
(1887–1960)
26 July 1951 16 July 1953 1 year, 355 days Christian Democracy De Gasperi VII
5   Guido Gonella
(1905–1982)
16 July 1953 17 August 1953 32 days Christian Democracy De Gasperi VIII
6   Antonio Azara [it]
(1883–1967)
17 August 1953 18 January 1954 154 days Christian Democracy Pella
7   Michele De Pietro [it]
(1884–1967)
18 January 1954 6 July 1955 1 year, 169 days Christian Democracy Fanfani I
Scelba
8   Aldo Moro
(1916–1978)
6 July 1955 19 May 1957 1 year, 317 days Christian Democracy Segni I
(5)   Guido Gonella
(1905–1982)
19 May 1957 21 February 1962 4 years, 278 days Christian Democracy Zoli
Fanfani II
Segni II
Tambroni
Fanfani III
9   Giacinto Bosco [it]
(1905–1997)
21 February 1962 4 December 1963 1 year, 286 days Christian Democracy Fanfani IV
Leone I
10   Oronzo Reale
(1902–1988)
4 December 1963 24 June 1968 4 years, 203 days Italian Republican Party Moro I·II·III
(5)   Guido Gonella
(1905–1982)
24 June 1968 12 December 1968 171 days Christian Democracy Leone II
11   Silvio Gava
(1901–1999)
12 December 1968 27 March 1970 1 year, 105 days Christian Democracy Leone II
Rumor I
Rumor II
(10)   Oronzo Reale
(1902–1988)
27 March 1970 1 March 1971 339 days Italian Republican Party Rumor III
Colombo
12   Emilio Colombo
(1920–2013)
As Prime Minister
1 March 1971 17 February 1972 353 days Christian Democracy Colombo
(5)   Guido Gonella
(1905–1982)
17 February 1972 7 July 1973 1 year, 140 days Christian Democracy Andreotti I·II
13   Mario Zagari
(1913–1996)
7 July 1973 23 November 1974 1 year, 139 days Italian Socialist Party Rumor IV·V
(10)   Oronzo Reale
(1902–1988)
23 November 1974 12 February 1976 1 year, 81 days Italian Republican Party Moro IV
14   Francesco Paolo Bonifacio
(1923–1989)
12 February 1976 20 March 1979 3 years, 36 days Christian Democracy Moro V
Andreotti III·IV
15   Tommaso Morlino
(1925–1983)
20 March 1979 18 October 1980 1 year, 212 days Christian Democracy Andreotti V
Cossiga I
Cossiga II
16   Adolfo Sarti
(1928–1992)
18 October 1980 23 May 1981 217 days Christian Democracy Forlani
17   Clelio Darida
(1927–2017)
23 May 1981 4 August 1983 2 years, 73 days Christian Democracy Forlani
Spadolini I·II
Fanfani V
18   Mino Martinazzoli
(1931–2011)
4 August 1983 1 August 1986 2 years, 362 days Christian Democracy Craxi I
19   Virginio Rognoni
(1924– )
1 August 1986 29 July 1987 362 days Christian Democracy Craxi II
Fanfani VI
20   Giuliano Vassalli
(1915–2009)
29 July 1987 2 February 1991 3 years, 188 days Italian Socialist Party Goria
De Mita
Andreotti VI
21   Claudio Martelli
(1943– )
2 February 1991 28 April 1993 2 years, 85 days Italian Socialist Party Andreotti VI·VII
Amato I
22   Giovanni Conso
(1922–2015)
28 April 1993 10 May 1994 1 year, 12 days Independent Amato I
Ciampi
23   Alfredo Biondi
(1928–2020)
10 May 1994 17 January 1995 252 days Forza Italia Berlusconi I
24   Filippo Mancuso
(1922–2011)
17 January 1995 19 October 1995 275 days Independent Dini
25   Lamberto Dini
(1931– )
As Prime Minister
19 October 1995 16 February 1996 120 days Independent
26   Vincenzo Caianiello
(1932–2002)
16 February 1996 17 May 1996 91 days Independent
27   Giovanni Maria Flick
(1940– )
17 May 1996 21 October 1998 2 years, 157 days Independent Prodi I
28   Oliviero Diliberto
(1956– )
21 October 1998 25 April 2000 1 year, 187 days Party of Italian Communists D'Alema I·II
Minister of Justice
29   Piero Fassino
(1949– )
25 April 2000 11 June 2001 1 year, 47 days Democrats of the Left Amato II
30   Roberto Castelli
(1946– )
11 June 2001 17 May 2006 4 years, 340 days Northern League Berlusconi II·III
31   Clemente Mastella
(1947– )
17 May 2006 17 January 2008 1 year, 245 days Union of Democrats for Europe Prodi II
32   Romano Prodi
(1939– )
As Prime Minister
17 January 2008 6 February 2008 20 days Democratic Party
33   Luigi Scotti
(1932– )
6 February 2008 8 May 2008 92 days Independent
34   Angelino Alfano
(1970– )
8 May 2008 28 July 2011 3 years, 81 days The People of Freedom Berlusconi IV
35   Nitto Francesco Palma
(1950– )
28 July 2011 16 November 2011 111 days The People of Freedom
36   Paola Severino
(1948– )
16 November 2011 28 April 2013 1 year, 163 days Independent Monti
37   Annamaria Cancellieri
(1943– )
28 April 2013 22 February 2014 300 days Independent Letta
38   Andrea Orlando
(1969– )
22 February 2014 1 June 2018 4 years, 99 days Democratic Party Renzi
Gentiloni
39   Alfonso Bonafede
(1976– )
1 June 2018 13 February 2021 2 years, 257 days Five Star Movement Conte I·II
40   Marta Cartabia
(1963– )
13 February 2021 Incumbent 291 days Independent Draghi

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