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Gabriele Albertini

Gabriele Albertini

Italian politician
The basics
Occupation Politician Entrepreneur
Country Italy
Date of birth Milan, province of Milan, Lombardy, Italy
Awards Officer of the Legion of Honour, Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre, Great Golden Medal of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria, Grand Officer of the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Knight Commander of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George, Friendship Order, Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Order pro merito Melitensi, Order of the British Empire, Order of Friendship, Order of Prince Henry
Education University of Milan, Leone Tolstoj
Political party Forza Italia, The People of Freedom, Civic Choice, New Centre-Right
Authority VIAF id ISNI id Library of congress id
The details

Gabriele Albertini (born 6 July 1950 in Milan) is an Italian politician, who formerly served as Mayor of Milan and presently as a Member of the European Parliament for North-Western Italy.

Albertini represents The People of Freedom, part of the European People's Party, and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Transport and Tourism. He is also a delegate on the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, Vice-Chair of the Delegation for Relations at NATO's Parliamentary Assembly and a member of the EU's Delegation for Relations with the United States.


  • 1974: Graduated with Law degree from the University of Milan


  • 1974-1997: Manager of Albertini Cesare Spa, a company working in the aluminium pressure die casting sector
  • Various posts held in the employers' organisation Confindustria
  • 1987: delegate for small business on the executive board of Federmeccanica - the Italian Mechanical Engineers' Trade Union Federation
  • 1993-1997: Vice-Chairman of Assolombarda
  • 1996-1997: Chairman of Federmeccanica
  • 1997-2006: Mayor of Milan
  • 2002-2003: Government-delegate to the Municipality of Milan (since 2000) dealing with waste water management in the city of Milan
  • 2001-2006: Government-delegate to tackle traffic and mobility matters in the City of Milan (by Ministerial Order dated 28 December 2001 No. 3171; Emergency Decree, 15 November 2001)
  • 2009-2013: Member of European Parliament, elected for Italy (PdL)
  • 2013–present: Senator, elected for Lombardia District (SC)


  • Order of Friendship of the Russian Federation
  • Grand Cordon of the Order of Independence of the Kingdom of Jordan
  • Officer of the Legion of Honour of the French Republic
  • Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit
  • Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  • Grand Officer of the Order of St Maurice and St Lazarus
  • Silver Cross of Merit of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
  • Grand Officer of the Order Pro Merito Melitensi of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta
  • Commander of Merit of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George
  • Honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire
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