Francesco Cossiga( President of Italy in the years 1985-92.)
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Biography Francesco Cossiga
Maurizio Francesco Cossiga was born July 26, 1928 in the town of Sassari, Sardinia. Second cousin of the Communist Party leader Enrico Berlingera, Cossiga in 1945, joined the Christian Democratic Party. After the occupation of minor party posts Francesco Muritsio was elected to Parliament in 1958, and in 1974 took the cabinet "minister without portfolio."
. In 1976, Prime Minister Aldo Moro Cossiga offered the post of Minister of Internal Affairs
. In this position Cossiga showed their best qualities - determination and courage - in addressing two national problems: the earthquake in Friuli in 1976 and the campaign of political terrorism, . concluded abduction and murder of Prime Minister Moro in 1978,
. Cossiga personally supervised the search for the kidnappers and their hostage. Hearing about the murder of Aldo Moro, he resigned.
. Then Cossiga went into the shadows and reappeared on the political stage only, when suddenly he was named among the candidates to form a government and end the long post-war political crisis in Italy
. On this claim, and three other political figure, but after a vague general elections in June 1979 only Cossiga was able to at least 48 hours to form a coalition of Christian Democrats, Liberals and Social Democrats. One of the first actions the new government was the computerization of information storage systems. Then Cossiga made several banking, political and diplomatic appointments, which have long provoked a mixed reaction. In 1979-80. he led two government cabinet.
. June 24, 1985, Francesco Cossiga was elected president of Italy at the general meeting of the two chambers of Parliament in the course of the first discussion (this has not happened since the election of the president Enrico De Nicola in 1946)
. By the time the election Cossiga is the second year he was Chairman of the Senate of the Republic (upper house of parliament). Cossiga resigned his post in 1992 after the expiration of his term.