Renato Altissimo

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(politician)
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Born4 October 1940
Portogruaro, Italy
Died17 April 2015 (Age 74)
NationalityItalian

Renato Altissimo was an Italian politician and minister.

Career

Altissimo was a member of the Italian Liberal Party (Partito Liberale Italiano, PLI), a small party which served as a junior partner in several governing coalitions.[1]

A long time follower of party leader Valerio Zanone, Altissimo served as PLI's national secretary from 1986, succeeding Alfredo Biondi. He resigned in March 1993 after being accused of implication in a corruption scandal; he denied any wrongdoing.[2]

Altissimo was also Health Minister in the governments of Francesco Cossiga (1979–1980) I, Giovanni Spadolini I and II (1980–1981), and Amintore Fanfani (1982–1983) V. He served as Minister for Industry and Trade with Bettino Craxi (first Government 1983 - 1986).[3]

 

Event Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)
Bilderberg/197017 April 197019 April 1970Switzerland
Hotel Quellenhof
Bad Ragaz


References

  1. "Amid Scandal, Italy's Premier Faces Chaos in Parliament". Los Angeles Times. March 17, 1993. Retrieved May 27, 2011.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "CSS").
  2. "Another Italian leader quits amid scandal". Observer-Reporter. March 17, 1993. Retrieved May 27, 2011.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "CSS").
  3. "Hijack handling causes Italy crisis". St. Joseph Gazette. October 16, 1985. Retrieved May 27, 2011.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "CSS").