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Gabriele Albertini

Italian politician
The basics
Occupation Politician Entrepreneur
Country Italy
Date of birth Milan
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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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