Bettino Craxi

Italian Politician
Born Feb 24, 1934
Hometown Milan
Died Jan 19, 2000
Death Place Hammamet, Tunisia
Nationality Italians

Benedetto "Bettino" Craxi was an Italian politician, head of the Italian Socialist Party from 1976 to 1993, the first socialist President of the Council of Ministers of Italy from 1983 to 1987.

related links


Check out the latest love interests for Bettino Craxi.

  • Patrizia Caselli
    Dated 1991
  • Sandra Milo
    Dated 1982 - 1985
  • Moana
    Dated 1981
  • Anna maria Moncini
    Married 1953 - 2000
  • Olga Bisera

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about Bettino Craxi.


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Bettino Craxi.


1934 Birth Born on February 24, 1934.


1976 42 Years Old A native of Milan, Craxi was precocious and ascended to many levels of public office at very early ages. On 16 July 1976, Bettino Craxi was elected to the vacant Italian Socialist Party chairman position, ending years of factional fighting within the party. … Read More


1985 51 Years Old Internationally, Craxi is perhaps best remembered for an incident in October 1985, when he refused the request of US President Ronald Reagan to extradite the hijackers of the cruise ship Achille Lauro. … Read More
1988 54 Years Old His life spared by Craxi's warning, Libyan leader Gaddafi would go on to be responsible for the deaths of 270 victims through the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 which exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland in December 1988. … Read More
1992 58 Years Old 1 More Event
In July 1992, Craxi finally realised the situation was serious and that he himself was going to be hit by the unfolding scandal. … Read More
1993 59 Years Old In December 1993, after his prosecution was finally authorised, Craxi was called to testify alongside Democrazia Cristiana party secretary Arnaldo Forlani before Justice Antonio Di Pietro. … Read More


1994 60 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 1994 he fled to Tunis in order to escape jail. … Read More
2000 66 Years Old He died on 19 January 2000, at the age of 65, from complications of diabetes.
Original Authors of this text are noted on
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.