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Matteo Salvini
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Deputy Prime Minister of Italy
In office
1 June 2018 – 5 September 2019
Serving with Luigi Di Maio
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte
Preceded by Angelino Alfano (2014)
Succeeded by TBD
Minister of the Interior
In office
1 June 2018 – 5 September 2019
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte
Preceded by Marco Minniti
Succeeded by Luciana Lamorgese
Federal Secretary of Lega Nord
Assumed office
15 December 2013
Preceded by Roberto Maroni
Member of the Senate of the Republic
Assumed office
23 March 2018
Constituency Calabria
Member of the European Parliament
In office
20 July 2004 – 22 March 2018
Constituency North-West Italy
Personal details
Born 9 March 1973 (1973-03-09) (age 47)
Milan, Italy
Political party Lega
Other political
affiliations
Us with Salvini (2014–present)
Spouse(s)
Fabrizia Ieluzzi
(m. 2003; div. 2010)
Domestic partner Elisa Isoardi (2015–present)
Children Federico
Mirta
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Matteo Salvini (Italian pronunciation: [matˈtɛːo salˈviːni]; born 9 March 1973) is an Italian politician He was the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior from 1 June 2018 through 5 September 2019. Salvini is also the Federal Secretary of Lega Nord since December 2013 and Us with Salvini since December 2014. He has been a Senator in the Italian Senate since March 2018. He previously served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the North-West Italy constituency from 2004 to 2018. Salvini is nicknamed by his supporters "The Captain" (Il Capitano).

Salvini attended the University of Milan. He served on the Milan City Council from 1993 to 2012. Salvini was first elected to the European Parliament in 2004.


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