Emilio Colombo


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Emilio Colombo
Date and place of birth
11/04/1920 in Potenza (Italy)
Offices held
Christian-Democrat Member of the Italian Parliament (1948–1994)
Agriculture Minister (1955–1958)
Minister for Overseas Trade (1958–1959)
Minister for Trade and Industry (1959–1963)
Treasury Minister (1963–1970; 1974–1976)
Prime Minister (1971–1972)
President of the European Parliament (1977–1979)
Member of the European Parliament (1977–1979; 1989–1992)
Advocate of closer political cooperation in Europe (Genscher–Colombo initiative, 1981)
Foreign Minister (1980–1983;1992–1993)