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About Mario Monti
Originally a trained economist by profession, Mario Monti first dabbled in politics when he accepted former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s appointment to the European Commission as a member in 1994. He served an additional term after it was offered to him again in 1999.
After Berlusconi resigned in 2011, President Giorgio Napolitano offered him a chance to become his (Berlusconi’s) successor. In 2013, he contested in the general election for the Prime Minister position as the leader of the Civic Choice party and he lost.
He has two children with Elsa Antonioli, whom he wed in 1970. He is a fluent English speaker.
He was a recipient of Japan’s Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun honor in 2015. In 2004, he was knighted with the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.
He served Bruegel, an European policy research think tank, as a founding chairman.
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Famous quotes by Mario Monti
I believe that in Europe, we have a collective leadership.Mario Monti
I have the most profound respect for the Department of Justice and the FTC. We in Europe are a younger and I would say junior institution to the historical antitrust experience of the US.Mario Monti
I hope that my government can help change Italian mentality.Mario Monti
If governments let themselves be fully bound by the decisions of their parliaments without protecting their own freedom to act, a breakup of Europe would be a more probable outcome than deeper integration.Mario Monti
Italy even in the future will not need aid from the European Financial Stability Fund.Mario Monti
Italy has piled up huge public debt because the successive governments were too close to the life of ordinary citizens, too willing to please the requests of everybody, thereby acting against the interests of future generations.Mario Monti
So I think democracy, in the long-term, in our countries will survive if it comes to be associated with leadership, will not survive if democracy plus media brings to us more and more followship rather than leadership.Mario Monti
Mario Monti's Popularity
Mario Monti is a famous Italian politician, who was born on March 19, 1943. As a person born on this date, Mario Monti is listed in our database as the 25th most popular celebrity for the day (March 19) and the 45th most popular for the year (1943).
People born on March 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Mario Monti is the 816th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Mario Monti's birthday, Mario Monti is the 74th most famous Italian.
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