Luigi Luzzatti, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Luigi Luzzatti

Italian statesman and economist

Date of Birth: 01-Mar-1841

Place of Birth: Venice, Venetian Province, Italy

Date of Death: 29-Mar-1927

Profession: politician, economist, banker, journalist

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About Luigi Luzzatti

  • Luigi Luzzatti (1 March 1841 ÔÇô 29 March 1927) was an Italian financier, political economist, social philosopher and jurist.
  • He served as the 20th Prime Minister of Italy between 1910 and 1911.
  • He was the first Venetian and second Jewish Prime Minister of Italy after Alessandro Fortis, although his predecessor Sidney Sonnino was of partial Jewish ancestry. Luzzatti came from a wealthy and cultured Jewish family and built a reputation as a social reformer dedicated to raise the working classes from ignorance and poverty.
  • He is remembered being the founder of the Italian credit union movement and for his book Dio nella libert├á (God in Freedom), in which he advocates religious tolerance.
  • This provoked an exchange of correspondence between him and Benedetto Croce.

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