Pierre Carniti (25 September 1936 – 5 June 2018) was an Italian politician and trade unionist.

Pierre Carniti
Pierre Carniti.jpg
Secretary-General of the CISL
In office
2 May 1979 – 6 February 1985
Preceded byLuigi Macario
Succeeded byFranco Marini
Member of the Italian Senate
In office
9 November 1993 – 14 April 1994
Personal details
Born(1936-09-25)25 September 1936
Castelleone, Italy
Died5 June 2018(2018-06-05) (aged 81)
Rome, Italy
Political partyPSI (till 1994)
PDS (1994–1998)
DS (1998–2007)
ProfessionSyndicalist, Politician

Carniti was born in Castelleone, in the province of Cremona, Lombardy. He was general secretary of CISL, a major trade union federation, between 1979 and 1985.

Carniti was president of the Parliamentary Commission on Poverty from 1994 to 1997. He was a Member of the European Parliament[1] from 1994 to 1999, associated with the Party of European Socialists. In 1993, with Ermanno Gorrieri, he co-founded the socialist party Social Christians.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Your MEPs : Pierre CARNITI". Europa. European Parliament. Retrieved 5 March 2011.

External linksEdit

  • Files about his parliamentary activities (in Italian): XI legislature.