Massimiliano Fedriga
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President of Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Assumed office
3 May 2018
Preceded byDebora Serracchiani
Personal details
Born (1980-07-02) 2 July 1980 (age 41)
Verona, Italy
Political partyLega Nord
Alma materUniversity of Trieste
ProfessionPolitician, marketing consultant

Massimiliano Fedriga (born 2 July 1980 in Verona) is an Italian Northern League politician. He is the president of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia autonomous region.[1]

Biography

Born in Verona on 2 July 1980 and raised in Trieste, Fedriga graduated in Communication Sciences at the University of Trieste. After graduating, he obtained a master's degree in communication management and analysis.

He joined the Northern League in 1995. Subsequently, he became a member of the "National Council", the decision-making body of the party in Friuli-Venezia Giulia and then of the Federal Council. Since 2003 he has been provincial secretary of the League, while on 28 September 2014 he was elected national secretary of the party of Friuli Venezia Giulia.

He was elected MP for the first time in 2008; he was then re-elected in 2013 and 2018.

In 2011 Fedriga was candidate for mayor of Trieste, but obtained only 6.3% of the votes.

In 2018 Fedriga was elected President of Friuli Venezia Giulia with 57.1% of preferences.

He is Knight of Honor of the Order of St. George.[2]

References

  1. ^ Mckenna, Josephine (5 August 2014). "Italy expels imam for preaching hatred against Jews". Washington Post. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
  2. ^ Homepage of the St. Georgs Orden