Conte, Giuseppe,1964–, Italian political leader, grad. Sapienza Univ. of Rome law school, 1988. A law professor at the Univ. of Florence and a political independent, he was a political novice who was not widely known when he was named premier in June, 2018, by the populist, antiestablishment coalition government formed by the leftist Five Star Movement (M5S), led by Luigi Di Maio, and the right-wing League, led by Matteo SalviniSalvini, Matteo,
1973–, Italian politician, b. Milan. A member of the right-wing League (formerly the Northern League) from 1990, he served as a Milan city councilor (1993–2012), in Italy's Chamber of Deputies (2008–9), and in the European Parliament (EP)
..... Click the link for more information. . In 2019, when Salvini sought to force new elections, Conte resigned and denounced him as obstructionist. M5S then formed a government with the Democrats and two smaller parties (including Matteo RenziRenzi, Matteo,
1975–, Italian political leader. Renzi was a member of the Italian People's party, which merged (2002) with other parties to form Democracy Is Freedom—The Daisy, which then merged (2007) with the Democrats of the Left to become the Democratic party
..... Click the link for more information. 's Viva Italia, which left the coalition in 2021); Conte again became premier.
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