Degree in Jurisprudence. Doctor of Law; spoken languages: Italian.
Provincial Secretary Christian Democrats, 1948-1951, Pesaro. Provincial Secretary Camera Confederate del Lavoro (Labour Office) Pesaro. Organiser, Pesaro, Federation of Direct Cultivators.
Provincial Councillor, Cartoceto, 1951-1956. Councillor, Pesaro, 195156. Member National Council, Christian Democrats, 1952.
Re-elected in all subsequent Congresses. Director, National Secretariat Christian Democrats, Office of Studies, propaganda and press (SPES), 1955-1957. Director, Christian Democrats central office for editorial activity.
Member Central Leadership of Christian Democrats, 1954. Deputy, AnconaAscoli-Piceno-Macerata-Pesaro, 1958. Re-elected Deputy, 1963.
National Vice-Sec. Christian Democrats. Minister for State Participations in 1st Rumor government. Minister for Special Tasks.
Member of the European Parliament, since 1989. Substitute, Budgetary Control Committee, since 1989. Secretary-General, Christian Democrats, until October 1992.
Professional Journalist, Lawyer.
Chamber of Deputies since 1958.
Married Alma Ioni, 1956. 3 children.