Stefano De Luca

Stefano De Luca (born 7 April 1942 in Paceco, Sicily) is an Italian politician and lawyer.

Stefano De Luca
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Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
12 July 1983 – 14 April 1994
ConstituencyPalermo-Trapani-Agrigento-Caltanissetta (IX – X – XI)
Member of the European Parliament
In office
19 July 1994 – 19 July 1999
ConstituencyItalian Islands
Personal details
Born (1942-04-07) 7 April 1942 (age 80)
Paceco, Italy
Political partyPLI (until 1994)
UdC (1994–1997)
PLI (1997–present)
ProfessionPolitician, lawyer


De Luca was member of the Chamber of Deputies from 1983 to 1994 for the Italian Liberal Party. He also served as Undersecretary at the Ministry of Finance from 1987 to 1994 in the governments led by Goria, De Mita, Andreotti, Amato and Ciampi.

In 1994 he was elected MEP among the ranks of Forza Italia as member of the Union of the Centre and joined the Group of the European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party.

In 1997 he re-founded the Liberal Party, of which he was the secretary[1] until 2014 (when he was appointed president of the party).[2]

In the 2018 general election he was a candidate for the Senate with the League in Campania,[3] but he was not elected.