Alfredo Biondi

Alfredo Biondi (born 29 June 1928) is an Italian politician and lawyer. In 1994 he served as Minister of Justice of the Italian Republic during the first cabinet chaired by Silvio Berlusconi.[1]


Born in Pisa, Biondi was Secretary of the Italian Liberal Party from 1985 to 1986, and later president of the same party. He was member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies from June 1968 to May 1972, and then from June 1983 to April 2006. He is Senator since April 2006.

In 1993, together with the last PLI leader, Raffaele Costa, he founded the Union of Centre, a small faction of the new Forza Italia party. He served as Justice Minister in Silvio Berlusconi's first government in 1994 (he served also as Ecology Minister in the 1980s). [2]

Biondi was appointed President of Forza Italia's National Council in 2004.[2]


  1. Gumbel, Andrew (1995-02-04). "Ex-minister falls foul of TV trick". London: Independent. Retrieved 11 February 2010.
  2. 1 2 "Hon. Alfredo Biondi turned 80". Pro-Deo State University. Retrieved 11 February 2010.
Political offices
Preceded by
Giovanni Conso
Italian Minister of Justice
Succeeded by
Filippo Mancuso

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