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Renato Balduzzi Edit Profile

jurist , politician , university professor , member of the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Republic

Renato Balduzzi, Italian law educator. President Catholic Intellectual Movement, Rome, 2002—2008.


Balduzzi, Renato was born on February 12, 1955 in Voghera, Italy.


Laurea, University Genoa, 1979.


He served as the Italian minister of health under Prime Minister Mario Monti from November 2011 to April 2013. Prior to becoming minister, Balduzzi was a professor of constitutional law in the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. He taught at the various universities, including University of Eastern Piedmont, the University of Genoa, the University of Turin, Paris 12 Val de Marne University, the University of the South, Toulon-Var, and Paul Cézanne University Aix-Marseille III. On 16 November 2011, Balduzzi was named minister of health in the Mario Monti's technocratic government.

In 2013, he joined Civic Choice (SC), Monti's new-founded party. In the Italian general election of 25 February 2013, he was elected deputy on With Monti for Italy coalition's lists, electoral district 2 in region Piedmont. Balduzzi's term as health minister ended on 28 April 2013 and Beatrice Lorenzin replaced him in the post.


  • Medaglia teresiana, University of Pavia, (2012).


President Catholic Intellectual Movement, Rome, 2002—2008.