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Luigi Preti Edit Profile

Lawyer , politician , professor , author

Luigi Preti was an Italian lawyer, politician, professor, and author. He was minister of Italian Democratic Socialist Party.

Background

Luigi Preti was born on October 23, 1914 in Ferrara, Province of Ferrara, Italy.

Education

He graduated from the University of Bologna with a B.A. in law. In 1936 he obtained his LL.D. from the University of Ferrara.

Career

Luigi Preti was Under-Secretary of State to Treasury at War Pensions Department in 1954. Next, he became Minister for Finance in 1958-1959, then in 1966-1968 and in 1970-1972. Preti was also Minister of Foreign Trade between 1962 and 1963, for the Budget from 1968 to 1969, of Transport and Civil Aviation in 1973-1974, and of Transport between 1979 and 1980.

Preti also worked as a lawyer and a professor of philosophy and pedagogy.

Achievements

  • Luigi Preti received Premio Internazionale “Cortina-Ulisse” about 1973 for "Le lone agrarie nella Valle Padana".

Politics

Preti was minister of Italian Democratic Socialist Party.

Membership

He was a member of Constituent Assembly in 1946-1947 and a member of Chamber of Deputies since 1947.

Connections

He married Anna Fabbri. The couple has 3 children: Paolo, Maria, and Antonio.

spouse:
Anna Fabbri

son:
Paolo Preti

daughter:
Maria Preti

son:
Antonio Preti