Francesco De Lorenzo
Minister of Health
In office
22 July 1989 – 21 February 1993
Prime MinisterGiulio Andreotti
Giuliano Amato
Preceded byCarlo Donat-Cattin
Succeeded byRaffaele Costa
Minister of the Environment
In office
1 August 1986 – 17 April 1987
Prime MinisterBettino Craxi
Preceded byValerio Zanone
Succeeded byMario Pavan
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
12 July 1983 – 14 April 1994
Personal details
Francesco De Lorenzo

(1938-06-05) 5 June 1938 (age 83)
Naples, Italy
Political partyItalian Liberal Party
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Spouse(s)Marinella De Lorenzo
ChildrenFerruccio De Lorenzo, Alessandra De Lorenzo, Claudia De Lorenzo
FatherFerruccio De Lorenzo

Francesco De Lorenzo (born June 5, 1938 in Naples) is a physician and politician, member of the Italian Liberal Party. He was born in Naples. He was minister of health (1989–1993) in the Government of Italy. He served in the cabinet of Prime Minister Bettino Craxi (1986–1987), Giulio Andreotti (1989–1992) and Giuliano Amato (1992–1993). He served in the Chamber of Deputies of Italy in Legislature IX (1983–1987), Legislature X (1987–1992) and Legislature XI (1992–1994).

He was a central figure in the Tangentopoli bribery scandal uncovered by the Mani pulite investigations of the early 1990s.


Preceded byCarlo Donat-Cattin Minister of Health of Italy1989–1993 Succeeded byRaffaele Costa