Matteo Renzi

Born Jan 11, 1975
Age 40
Hometown Firenze
Political Party Democracy is Free...
Religion Catholic Church
Nationality Italian
Alma Mater University of Flo...

Matteo Renzi is an Italian politician. He was elected Mayor of Florence on 22 June 2009 with 59.96% of the vote. In February 2011, he publicly called on all the Italian politicians of the Berlusconi era to retire, citing the fact that Berlusconi is only six years younger than Renzi's grandmother.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Matteo Renzi.


1975 Birth Renzi was born in Florence in 1975. … Read More


1996 21 Years Old He joined the Italian People's Party in 1996, and became Provincial Secretary in 1999.
2004 29 Years Old He was President of the Province of Florence from 2004 to 2009, winning 58.8% of the ballots in the elections of 12 June 2004, representing a centre-left coalition.


2009 34 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He was elected Mayor of Florence on 22 June 2009 with 59.96% of the vote. … Read More
2010 35 Years Old In 2010, while his popularity was increasing, he organised a meeting in Florence in Leopolda Station to discuss about Italian politic, after stating that a complete change was necessary also in his party. … Read More
2011 36 Years Old In 2011 he organised again a meeting in Florence, where he met common people and tried to write down one hundred points to discuss. … Read More
2012 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In early September 2012, Renzi announced that he wants to become the leader of the centre-left Democratic Party and oust the incumbent, Pier Luigi Bersani.
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