Giuseppe Petrilli, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Giuseppe Petrilli

Italian politician

Date of Birth: 24-Mar-1913

Place of Birth: Naples, Campania, Italy

Date of Death: 13-May-1999

Profession: politician

Nationality: Italy

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Giuseppe Petrilli

  • Giuseppe Petrilli (1913? – 13 May 1999?) was an Italian professor and European Commissioner. He was a non-politician appointed as the first Italian European Commissioner on the Hallstein Commission from January 1958 with responsibility for the Social Affairs portfolio.
  • In September 1960 (or December 1960, or 8 February 1961) he resigned and was succeeded by Lionello Levi Sandri. A professor, Giuseppe Petrilli became president of IRI (the Italian Institute for Industrial Reconstruction – a powerful state-owned holding company) in 1960 and served for almost twenty years, until 1979.
  • He died on 13 May 1999, aged 86. Commissioner Petrilli was a member of the 1979 group that produced the Spierenburg Report on the improvement of the working methods of the commission.A Giuseppe Petrilli, left-wing Italian Christian Democrat (DC) member was appointed secretary general of the "EUCD" in 1978, according to the European Peoples Party.A Giuseppe Petrelli became a member of the 8th Italian Senate after the 1979 elections.

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