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Encyclopedia > Sergio Chiamparino

Sergio Chiamparino (born September 1, 1948 in Moncalieri) is the current mayor of Turin, Italy. September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Moncalieri is a town of approximately 56,000 inhabitants (2001) about nine kilometers south of Turin, Italy. ... Turin (Italian: ; Piedmontese: Türín) is a major industrial city in north-western Italy, capital of the Piedmont region, located mainly on the west bank of the Po River. ...

A graduate in political sciences at the University of Turin, where he worked as a researcher until 1975, Chiamparino started his political career that same year as head of the Italian Communist Party in the Town Council of Moncalieri, his native city. After the birth of the Democratic Party of the Left, he joined that party and was elected as deputy in 1996, after having surprisingly been defeated in 1994 in the left-leaning district of Mirafiori against the centre-right candidate Alessandro Meluzzi. The University of Turin (Italian Università degli Studi di Torino, UNITO) is the university of Turin in the Piedmont region of north-western Italy. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... The Partito Comunista Italiano (PCI) or Italian Communist Party emerged as Partito Comunista dItalia or Communist Party of Italy from a secession by the Leninist comunisti puri tendency from the Italian Socialist Party (PSI) during that bodys congress on 21 January 1921 at Livorno. ... The Democrats of the Left (Italian: Democratici di Sinistra, often referred to as DS) is the main Italian left-wing political party, part of the Ulivo electoral coalition. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated like the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal. // Events January Bill Clinton January 1 : North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. ...

He was elected mayor of Turin in 2001, succeeding to Valentino Castellani and then re-elected in May 2006 with 66,6% of votes, defeating centre-right candidate Rocco Buttiglione. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rocco Buttiglione Rocco Buttiglione (born in Gallipoli, Italy on June 6, 1948) is an Italian Christian Democrat politician and an academic philosopher. ...

External links

  • Chiamparino, Sergio, "Sergio Chiamparino, Official Site".
Preceded by:
Valentino Castellani
Mayor of Turin
Succeeded by:



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