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"The Honourable
Maurizio Lupi
""Maurizio Lupi Official.jpeg
"Minister of Infrastructures and Transports
In office
28 April 2013 – 20 March 2015
Prime Minister "Enrico Letta
"Matteo Renzi
Preceded by "Corrado Passera
Succeeded by "Graziano Delrio
"Member of the Chamber of Deputies
Assumed office
28 April 2006
Constituency "Lombardy 1
In office
20 May 2001 – 27 April 2006
Constituency "Lombardy 2
Personal details
Born (1959-10-03) 3 October 1959 (age 58)
Nationality "Italian
Political party "Us with Italy (2017–present)
Other political
"Forza Italia (1994–2009)
"People of Freedom (2009–2013)
"New Centre-Right (2013–2017)
"Popular Alternative (2017)

Maurizio Lupi (born 3 October 1959) is an Italian politician that is a member of the "Us with Italy (NcI) party and served as "Italian Minister of Infrastructures and Transports between 28 April 2013 and 20 March 2015.


Early life and education[edit]

Lupi was born in "Milano on 3 October 1959.[2][3] He has a degree in political science at "Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.[3]


Lupi served as a member of the municipal council of "Milan from 1993 to 1997 and until 1996 he was vice president of the council.[4] He has been a member of "the Italian parliament since the XIV legislative period or 2001.[2][4] He served as deputy house speaker until 28 April 2013 when he was appointed minister of infrastructure and transport in the "Letta cabinet.[5] He replaced "Corrado Passera in the post.[6] Lupi joined the "New Centre-Right formed by "Angelino Alfano in November 2013.[7][8] Lupi continued to serve as the minister of infrastructure and transport in the "cabinet formed by "Matteo Renzi in February 2014.[9]

On 19 March 2015 he announced that he would step down as minister on the following day due to a scandal involving public works on infrastructure in which his name was cited several times.[10] Lupi's tenure as infrastructure and transport minister ended next day when he resigned from the post and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi accepted it.[11]


In the Letta cabinet, Lupi was one of two members of the powerful Catholic pressure group, namely Comunione e Liberazione.[1] He is a strong supporter of the “TAV” project that would connect Italy and France via high-speed rail.[12]

Personal life[edit]

Lupi is married and has three children.[4]


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  6. ^ Francesca Giuliani (16 November 2011). "The Who's Who of the Monti Government". i-Italy. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  7. ^ Kevin Lees (18 November 2013). "What the Alfano-Berlusconi split means for Italian politics". Suffragio. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  8. ^ "Italy's Maurizio Lupi to step down after being embroiled in corruption scandal". The Telegraph. Reuters. 20 March 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2015. 
  9. ^ Andrew Frye; Chiara Vasarri (22 February 2014). "Renzi Sworn in as Italian Premeir [sic] After Toppling Letta". Bloomberg News. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  10. ^ Giada Zampano (19 March 2015). "Italian Infrastructure Minister Maurizio Lupi Will Resign". The Wall Street Journal. Rome. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  11. ^ "Italy: Transport minister resigns amid major corruption scandal". Euronews. 20 March 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2015. 
  12. ^ "Italy: a new political Government (finally) in place" (PDF). Fleishman Hillard. 1 May 2013. Retrieved 17 May 2013. 
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