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Dott. Giuseppe SARAGAT

Dott. Giuseppe SARAGAT, President, Partito Socialista Democrático Italiano (PSDI. Italian Social Democratic Party).

Background

  • SARAGAT, Dott. Giuseppe was born in Turin, Italy.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Economics and Commerce. Degree in Economics.

    Career

    • War Volunteer, First World War. Member Partito Socialista Unitario, 1922 (mem. United Socialist Party).

      Participant in Rome Congress after the Matteotti Affair. Member Leadership of Partito Socialista Italiano (Italian Socialist Party). Refugee in Austria then France.

      Reentered Italy, 1943. Arrested and handed over to Germans. Escaped, with Partisan help.

      Active in Resistance with Partito Socialista Italiano di Unitá Proletaria (PSIUP). Member Executive PSIUP. Minister without portfolio, Bonomi Cabinet.

      Ambassador of Italy, Paris, 1945. Representative with De Gasperi, at Peace Conference, Paris. Deputy on the Constituent Assembly, and President of the Assembly, 1946.

      Founded Partito Socialista dei Lavoratori Italiani, 1947. (Italian Socialist Workers' Party). Changed name to Partito Socialista Democrático (Socialist Democratic Party).

      Resigned as President of Constituent Assembly to take on role as Political Secretary of new Party. Vicc-Prcs. Council of Ministers, in 4th De Gasperi government. 1947-1948; elected Deputy (Rome, 1948.

      ) and Turin 1948, decided on Turin. Vicc-Prcs. Council of Ministers, in 5th De Gasperi government. Minister for Merchant Navy, in 5th De Gasperi government.

      Resigned from government, and resumed secretariat of Partido Socialista Democratico Italiano (Italian Social Democrat Party), 1949-1954. Re-elected Deputy, Rome, and Milan, 1953. Returned to Government as Vice-President of Council of Scelba government, and in Segni government, 1954.

      Re-elected Deputy, Turin, Milan, Rome, 1958. Decided on Rome; re-elected Deputy Rome, Turin, Milan, 1963. Decided on Turin; Secretary Partido Socialista Democratico Italiano (Italian Social Democrat Party), 1957-1964.

      President Committee on Foreign Affairs, Chamber of Deputees. Minister for Foreign Affairs, in 1 st and 2nd Moro government,until 1965. President of the Republic, 1965-1971.

      Member Senate as Senator for life. Member Committee on Foreign Affairs. President Partido Socialista Democratico Italiano (Italian Social Democrat Party).

      Secretary Partido Socialista Democratico Italiano (Italian Social Democrat Party) until On. Romita’s election; member Committee on Internal Affairs in 7th Legislature. Member Committee on Foreign Affairs, in 8th and 9th Legislature.

      Member Committee on Justice, in 10th Legislature. Elected President for Life of Partido Socialista Democratico Italiano (Italian Social Democrat Party). Soldier, then Artillery Officer, First World War.

      Member Study Office, Italian Commercial Bank.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Italian Social Democratic Party

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