Five Star Movement facts for kids
|Leader||Luigi Di Maio|
|Political position||Big tent|
The party was formed by Beppe Grillo and Gianroberto Casaleggio in October 2009. Beppe Grillo served as leader of the party from 2009 to 2017. In September 2017, Luigi Di Maio became leader of the party.
After the break of the Conte I Cabinet, the party formed a coalition in the next Cabinet with the Democratic Party.
From 2014, the party has was a member of the Eurosceptic Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) group in the European Parliament. However, in 2017 party members of the Five Star Movement voted to leave the EFDD.
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