Italian Minister of the Interior

Christian Democracy (Italy) Historical Left Historical Right
Minister of the Interior
Ministro degli Interni
Emblem of Italy.svg
Luciana Lamorgese.jpg
Incumbent
Luciana Lamorgese

since September 5, 2019
Ministry of the Interior
Member ofCouncil of Ministers
High Council of Defence
SeatRome
AppointerThe President of Italy
Term lengthNo fixed term
FormationMarch 17, 1861; 159 years ago (1861-03-17)
First holderMarco Minghetti
Websitewww.interno.gov.it

The Minister of the Interior (Italian: Ministro dell'Interno) in Italy is one of the most important positions in the Italian Council of Ministers and leads the Ministry of the Interior.[1] The current Minister is Luciana Lamorgese, member of the Council of State, appointed on 5 September 2019 in the second government of Giuseppe Conte.[2]

The Minister of the Interior is responsible for internal security and the protection of the constitutional order, for civil protection against disasters and terrorism, for displaced persons and administrative questions. It is host to the Standing Committee of Interior Ministers and also drafts all passport, identity card, firearms, and explosives legislation.

The Interior Minister is political head for the administration of internal affairs. They control the State police, the Vigili del Fuoco, and the prefects. The minister therefore sits on the High Council of Defence.

List of Italian Ministers of Interior

Kingdom of Italy

Parties
Coalitions
Name
(Born–Died)
Portrait Term of office Political Party Government
Marco Minghetti
(1818–1886)
Marco Minghetti.jpg 17 March 1861 1 September 1861 Historical Right Cavour IV
Ricasoli I
Bettino Ricasoli
(1809–1880)
Bettino Ricasoli 2.jpg 1 September 1861 3 March 1862 Historical Right Ricasoli I
Urbano Rattazzi
(1808–1873)
Urbano Rattazzi-lookingleft.jpg 3 March 1862 8 December 1862 Historical Left Rattazzi I
Ubaldino Peruzzi
(1822–1891)
Ubaldino Peruzzi.jpg 8 December 1862 28 September 1864 Historical Left Farini
Minghetti I
Giovanni Lanza
(1810–1882)
Giovanni Lanza iii.jpg 28 September 1864 1 September 1865 Historical Right La Marmora II
Giuseppe Natoli
(1815–1867)
Giuseppe Natoli.gif 1 September 1865 4 December 1865 Historical Right
Desiderato Chiaves
(1825–1895)
Desiderato Chiaves.gif 15 December 1865 20 June 1866 Historical Right La Marmora II·III
Bettino Ricasoli
(1809–1880)
Bettino Ricasoli 2.jpg 29 June 1866 10 April 1867 Historical Right Ricasoli II
Urbano Rattazzi
(1808–1873)
Urbano Rattazzi-lookingleft.jpg 10 April 1967 27 October 1867 Historical Left Rattazzi II
Filippo Antonio Gualtiero
(1819–1874)
Filippo Antonio Gualterio.gif 27 October 1867 17 January 1868 Historical Right Menabrea I·II
Carlo Cadorna
(1809–1881)
Carlo Cadorna iii.jpg 17 January 1868 10 September 1868 Historical Right Menabrea II
Girolamo Cantelli
(1815–1884)
Girolamo Cantelli.gif 10 September 1868 13 May 1869 Historical Right
Luigi Ferraris
(1813–1900)
Luigi Ferraris politico.gif 13 May 1869 22 October 1869 Historical Right Menabrea III
Antonio Starabba di Rudinì
(1839–1908)
Rudini.jpg 22 October 1869 14 December 1869 Historical Right
Giovanni Lanza
(1810–1882)
Giovanni Lanza iii.jpg 14 December 1869 9 July 1873 Historical Right Lanza
Girolamo Cantelli
(1815–1884)
Girolamo Cantelli.gif 10 July 1873 25 March 1876 Historical Right Minghetti II
Giovanni Nicotera
(1826–1894)
Giovanni Nicotera.jpg 25 March 1876 25 December 1877 Historical Left Depretis I
Francesco Crispi
(1819–1901)
Francesco Crispi.jpg 26 December 1877 7 March 1878 Historical Left Depretis II
Agostino Depretis
(1813–1887)
Agostino Depretis.jpg 7 March 1878 24 March 1878 Historical Left
Giuseppe Zanardelli
(1826–1903)
Giuseppe Zanardelli iii.jpg 24 March 1878 19 December 1878 Historical Left Cairoli I
Agostino Depretis
(1813–1887)
Agostino Depretis.jpg 19 December 1878 14 July 1879 Historical Left Depretis III
Tommaso Villa
(1832–1915)
Exposition universelle de 1900 - portraits des commissaires généraux-Tommaso Villa.jpg 14 July 1879 25 November 1879 Historical Left Cairoli II
Agostino Depretis
(1813–1887)
Agostino Depretis.jpg 25 November 1879 4 April 1887 Historical Left Cairoli II
Depretis IV·V·
VI·VII·VIII
Francesco Crispi
(1819–1901)
Francesco Crispi.jpg 4 April 1887 6 February 1891 Historical Left Depretis VIII
Crispi I·II
Giovanni Nicotera
(1826–1894)
Giovanni Nicotera.jpg 9 February 1891 15 May 1892 Historical Left Rudinì I
Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
Giovanni Giolitti.jpg 15 May 1892 15 December 1893 Historical Left Giolitti I
Francesco Crispi
(1819–1901)
Francesco Crispi.jpg 15 December 1893 10 March 1896 Historical Left Crispi III
Antonio Starabba di Rudinì
(1839–1908)
Rudini.jpg 10 March 1896 29 June 1898 Historical Right Rudinì II·III·IV·V
Luigi Pelloux
(1839–1924)
Luigi Pelloux.jpg 29 June 1898 23 June 1900 Military Pelloux I·II
Giuseppe Saracco
(1821–1907)
Giuseppe Saracco.gif 24 June 1900 14 February 1901 Historical Left Saracco
Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
Giovanni Giolitti.jpg 15 February 1901 20 June 1903 Historical Left Zanardelli
Giuseppe Zanardelli
(1826–1903)
Giuseppe Zanardelli iii.jpg 21 June 1903 3 November 1903 Historical Left
Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
Giovanni Giolitti.jpg 3 November 1903 12 March 1905 Historical Left Giolitti III
Tommaso Tittoni
(1855–1931)
Tommaso Tittoni 01.jpg 12 March 1905 27 March 1905 Historical Right Tittoni
Alessandro Fortis
(1842–1909)
Alessandro Fortis.jpg 28 March 1905 8 February 1906 Historical Left Fortis I·II
Sidney Sonnino
(1847–1922)
Sidney sonnino.jpg 8 February 1906 29 May 1906 Historical Right Sonnino I
Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
Giovanni Giolitti.jpg 29 May 1906 11 December 1909 Historical Left Giolitti III
Sidney Sonnino
(1847–1922)
Sidney sonnino.jpg 11 December 1909 31 March 1910 Historical Right Sonnino II
Luigi Luzzatti
(1841–1927)
Luigi Luzzatti.jpg 1 April 1910 29 March 1911 Historical Right Luzzatti
Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
Giovanni Giolitti.jpg 30 March 1911 21 March 1914 Liberal Union Giolitti IV
Antonio Salandra
(1853–1931)
Antonio Salandra.jpg 21 March 1914 18 June 1916 Liberal Union Salandra I·II
Vittorio Emanuele Orlando
(1860–1952)
Vittorio Emanuele Orlando.jpeg 18 June 1916 23 June 1919 Liberal Union Boselli
Orlando
Francesco Saverio Nitti
(1868–1953)
Francesco Saverio Nitti 1919 (cropped).png 23 June 1919 15 June 1920 Radical Party Nitti I·II
Giovanni Giolitti
(1842–1928)
Giovanni Giolitti.jpg 15 June 1920 4 July 1921 Liberal Union Giolitti V
Ivanoe Bonomi
(1873–1951)
Ivanoe Bonomi portrait.png 4 July 1921 26 February 1922 Reformist Socialist Party Bonomi I
Luigi Facta
(1861–1930)
FACTA Luigi.gif 26 February 1922 1 August 1922 Liberal Union Facta I
Paolino Taddei
(1860–1925)
Paolino Taddei.jpg 1 August 1922 31 October 1922 Liberal Union Facta II
Benito Mussolini
(1883–1945)
Benito Mussolini crop.jpg 31 October 1922 17 June 1924 National Fascist Party Mussolini
Luigi Federzoni
(1878–1967)
Luigi Federzoni 1930s.jpg 17 June 1924 6 November 1926 National Fascist Party
Benito Mussolini
(1883–1945)
Mussolini biografia.jpg 6 November 1926 25 July 1943 National Fascist Party
Bruno Fornaciari
(1881–1959)
Bruno Fornaciari.png 25 July 1943 9 August 1943 Independent Badoglio I
Umberto Ricci
(1878–1957)
Umberto Ricci 2.gif 9 August 1943 8 September 1943 Independent
Vito Reale
(1883–1953)
Vito Reale.jpg 16 November 1953 22 April 1944 Independent
Salvatore Aldisio
(1890–1964)
Salvatore Aldisio 1.jpg 22 April 1944 8 June 1944 Christian Democracy Badoglio II
Ivanoe Bonomi
(1873–1951)
Ivanoe Bonomi portrait.png 18 June 1944 19 June 1945 Labour Democratic Party Bonomi II·III
Ferruccio Parri
(1890–1981)
Ferruccio Parri Senato.jpg 21 June 1945 8 December 1945 Action Party Parri
Giuseppe Romita
(1887–1958)
Giuseppe Romita 2.jpg 10 December 1945 14 July 1946 Italian Socialist Party De Gasperi I

Italian Republic

Parties
Coalitions
N. Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Term of office Party Government Ref.
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Alcide de Gasperi 2.jpg Alcide De Gasperi
(1881–1954)
13 July 1946 2 February 1947 204 days Christian Democracy De Gasperi II [3]
2 Mario Scelba Official.jpeg Mario Scelba
(1901–1991)
2 February 1947 16 July 1953 8 years, 164 days Christian Democracy De Gasperi III [4]
De Gasperi IV·V·
VI·VII·VIII
3 Amintore Fanfani 1948.jpg Amintore Fanfani
(1908–1999)
16 July 1953 18 January 1954 186 days Christian Democracy Pella
4 Giulio Andreotti 1963.jpg Giulio Andreotti
(1919–2013)
18 January 1954 10 February 1954 23 days Christian Democracy Fanfani I
(2) Mario Scelba Official.jpeg Mario Scelba
(1901–1991)
Acting
10 February 1954 6 July 1955 1 year, 146 days Christian Democracy Scelba
5 Fernando Tambroni-1.jpg Fernando Tambroni
(1901–1963)
6 July 1955 15 February 1959 3 years, 224 days Christian Democracy Segni I
Zoli
Fanfani II
6 Antonio Segni Official.jpg Antonio Segni
(1891–1972)
Acting
15 February 1959 25 March 1960 1 year, 39 days Christian Democracy Segni II
7 Giuseppe Spataro.jpg Giuseppe Spataro
(1897–1978)
23 March 1960 26 July 1960 123 days Christian Democracy Tambroni
(2) Mario Scelba Official.jpeg Mario Scelba
(1901–1991)
26 July 1960 21 February 1962 1 year, 210 days Christian Democracy Fanfani III
8 Taviani.jpg Paolo Emilio Taviani
(1912–2001)
21 February 1962 21 June 1963 1 year, 120 days Christian Democracy Fanfani IV
9 Mariano Rumor daticamera.jpg Mariano Rumor
(1915–1990)
21 June 1963 4 December 1963 166 days Christian Democracy Leone I
(8) Taviani.jpg Paolo Emilio Taviani
(1912–2001)
4 December 1963 24 June 1968 4 years, 203 days Christian Democracy Moro I·II·III
10 Franco Restivo.jpg Franco Restivo
(1911–1976)
24 June 1968 17 February 1972 3 years, 238 days Christian Democracy Leone II
Rumor I
Rumor II
Rumor III
Colombo
(9) Mariano Rumor daticamera.jpg Mariano Rumor
(1915–1990)
17 February 1972 7 July 1973 1 year, 140 days Christian Democracy Andreotti I·II
(8) Taviani.jpg Paolo Emilio Taviani
(1912–2001)
7 July 1973 23 November 1974 1 year, 139 days Christian Democracy Rumor IV·V
11 Luigi Gui.jpg Luigi Gui
(1914–2010)
23 November 1974 12 February 1976 1 year, 81 days Christian Democracy Moro IV
12 Francesco Cossiga 1979.jpg Francesco Cossiga
(1928–2010)
12 February 1976 11 May 1978 2 years, 88 days Christian Democracy Moro V
Andreotti III·IV
(8) Giulio Andreotti, ca 1979.jpg Giulio Andreotti
(1919–2013)
11 May 1978 13 June 1978 33 days Christian Democracy Andreotti IV
13 Virginio Rognoni daticamera.jpg Virginio Rognoni
(1924– )
13 June 1978 4 August 1983 5 years, 52 days Christian Democracy Andreotti IV·V
Cossiga I
Cossiga II
Forlani
Spadolini I·II
Fanfani V
14 Oscar Luigi Scalfaro 1983.jpg Oscar Luigi Scalfaro
(1918–2012)
4 August 1983 28 July 1987 4 years, 111 days Christian Democracy Craxi I·II
Fanfani VI
(3) Amintore Fanfani Senato.jpg Amintore Fanfani
(1908–1999)
28 July 1987 13 April 1988 260 days Christian Democracy Goria
15 Antonio Gava.jpg Antonio Gava
(1930–2008)
13 April 1988 16 October 1990 2 years, 186 days Christian Democracy De Mita
Andreotti VI
15 Vincenzo Scotti.jpg Vincenzo Scotti
(1933– )
16 October 1990 28 June 1992 1 year, 256 days Christian Democracy Andreotti VI·VII
16 Nicola Mancino 1996.jpg Nicola Mancino
(1931– )
28 June 1992 10 May 1994 1 year, 316 days Christian Democracy Amato I
Ciampi
17 Roberto Maroni 1996.jpg Roberto Maroni
(1955– )
10 May 1994 17 January 1995 252 days Northern League Berlusconi I
18 Antonio Brancaccio.jpg Antonio Brancaccio
(1923–1995)
17 January 1995 8 June 1995 142 days Independent Dini
19 Giovanni Coronas.jpg Giovanni Rinaldo Coronas
(1919–2008)
8 June 1995 17 May 1996 344 days Independent
20 Giorgio Napolitano 1994.jpg Giorgio Napolitano
(1925– )
17 May 1996 21 October 1998 2 years, 157 days Democratic Party of the Left Prodi I
21 Rosa Russo Jervolino.jpg Rosa Russo Jervolino
(1936– )
21 October 1998 22 December 1999 1 year, 62 days Italian People's Party D'Alema I
22 Enzo Bianco.jpg Enzo Bianco
(1951– )
22 December 1999 11 June 2001 1 year, 171 days The Democrats D'Alema II
Amato II
23 Claudio Scajola 2001.jpg Claudio Scajola
(1948– )
11 June 2001 3 July 2002 1 year, 22 days Forza Italia Berlusconi II
24 Beppe Pisanu.jpg Giuseppe Pisanu
(1937– )
3 July 2002 17 May 2006 3 years, 318 days Forza Italia Berlusconi II·III
25 Giuliano Amato 2001.jpg Giuliano Amato
(1938– )
17 May 2006 8 May 2008 1 year, 357 days Independent /
Democratic Party
Prodi II
(17) Roberto Maroni 2008.jpg Roberto Maroni
(1955– )
8 May 2008 16 November 2011 3 years, 192 days Northern League Berlusconi IV
26 Annamaria Cancellieri.jpg Annamaria Cancellieri
(1943– )
16 November 2011 28 April 2013 1 year, 163 days Independent Monti
27 Angelino Alfano daticamera.jpg Angelino Alfano
(1970– )
28 April 2013 12 December 2016 3 years, 228 days The People of Freedom /
New Centre-Right
Letta
Renzi
28 Domenico Minniti daticamera 2018.jpg Marco Minniti
(1956– )
12 December 2016 1 June 2018 1 year, 171 days Democratic Party Gentiloni
29 Matteo Salvini Viminale crop.jpg Matteo Salvini
(1973– )
1 June 2018 5 September 2019 1 year, 96 days League Conte I
30 Luciana Lamorgese crop.jpg Luciana Lamorgese
(1953– )
5 September 2019 Incumbent 1 year, 11 days Independent Conte II

References

  1. ^ Ministero dell'Interno – Sito ufficiale
  2. ^ "Salvini era is over as Italy moves toward pro-EU government". POLITICO. 2019-09-03. Retrieved 2019-09-04.
  3. ^ "III Governo De Gasperi". storia.camera.it (in Italian). Retrieved 10 July 2020.
  4. ^ "III Governo De Gasperi". storia.camera.it (in Italian). Retrieved 10 July 2020.