Timeline of Piacenza

The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Piacenza in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy.

Prior to 18th centuryEdit

18th-19th centuriesEdit

20th centuryEdit

21st centuryEdit

  • 2000 - La Cronaca newspaper begins publication.
  • 2002 - Local election held; Roberto Reggi [it] (center-left) becomes Mayor. The incumbent Mayor Gianguido Guidotti is the first Mayor to lost a run-off in the direct vote.
  • 2004 - Local election held; Gian Luigi Boiardi (center-left) is elected President of the Province of Piacenza.
  • 2007 - Local election held; Roberto Reggi (center-left) is re-elected Mayor. He is the first incumbent Mayor re-elected by direct vote.
  • 2008 - Museo civico di storia naturale di Piacenza (museum) opens in the Fabbrica del Ghiaccio.[13]
  • 2009 - Local election held; Massimo Trespidi [it] is elected President of the Province of Piacenza. He is the first President of the center-right elected by direct vote in the history of Piacenza. The incumbent Mayor Gianluigi Boiardi is the first President to lost at the first round in the direct vote.
  • 2012 - Local election held; Paolo Dosi (center-left) becomes Mayor.
  • 2013 - Population: 100,843.[14]
  • 2017 - Local election held; the lawyer Patrizia Barbieri (center-right) becomes Mayor. She is the first female Mayor elected by direct vote in the history of Piacenza. The incumbent Mayor Paolo Dosi is the second Mayor to not run for a second final term.

See alsoEdit

Timelines of other cities in the macroregion of Northeast Italy:(it)


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  14. ^ "Resident Population". Demo-Geodemo. Istituto Nazionale di Statistica. Retrieved 23 January 2017.

This article incorporates information from the Italian Wikipedia.


Portrait of Cristoforo Poggiali, 18th century historian of Piacenza

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