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Silvio Berlusconi
50th Prime Minister of Italy
In office
8 May 2008 â€“ 16 November 2011
President Giorgio Napolitano
Preceded by Romano Prodi
Succeeded by Mario Monti
In office
11 June 2001 â€“ 17 May 2006
President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
Giorgio Napolitano
Deputy Gianfranco Fini
Marco Follini
Giulio Tremonti
Preceded by Giuliano Amato
Succeeded by Romano Prodi
In office
10 May 1994 â€“ 17 January 1995
President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro
Deputy Roberto Maroni
Giuseppe Tatarella
Preceded by Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
Succeeded by Lamberto Dini
President of Forza Italia
Incumbent
Assumed office
16 November 2013
Preceded by Position established
President of The People of Freedom
In office
29 March 2009 â€“ 16 November 2013
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Position abolished
President of Forza Italia
In office
18 January 1994 â€“ 27 March 2009
Vice President Giulio Tremonti
Roberto Formigoni
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Position abolished
Member of the Senate of the Republic
In office
15 March 2013 â€“ 27 November 2013
Constituency Molise
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
15 April 1994 â€“ 14 March 2013
Constituency Molise (2008–13)
Campania 1 (2006–08)
Lombardy 1 (1996–2006)
Lazio 1 (1994–96)
Personal details
Born (1936-09-29) 29 September 1936 (age 80)
Milan, Italy
Political party Forza Italia
(1994–2009)
The People of Freedom
(2009–13)
Forza Italia
(2013–present)
Other political
affiliations
Pole of Freedoms
(1994–95)
Pole for Freedoms
(1996–2000)
House of Freedoms
(2000–08)
Centre-right coalition
(2008–13)
Spouse(s)

Carla Dall’Oglio
(m. 1965; div. 1985)

Veronica Lario
(m. 1990; div. 2010)

Children

Marina
Pier Silvio
Barbara
Eleonora
Luigi

Residence Arcore, Italy
Alma mater University of Milan
Occupation Founder & Owner of Fininvest
President of AC Milan
Religion Roman Catholicism
Awards Order of Merit for Labour
Net worth US$6.0 billion (November 2016)[1]
Website www.forzasilvio.it

I'm not a traditional politician, and I have a sense of humor. I'll try to soften it and become boring, maybe even very boring, but I'm not sure if I'll be able to.
Silvio Berlusconi
We all say no to war, we are all for justice and peace. But sometimes in order to maintain peace, armed action is necessary. But we hope it won't be the case.
Silvio Berlusconi
Bush will keep up that policy that gives the United State the role of promoting freedom in the world.
Silvio Berlusconi
If I, taking care of everyone's interests, also take care of my own, you can't talk about a conflict of interest.
Silvio Berlusconi
On the contrary, I tried on numerous occasions to convince the American president not to go to war. I did what was within my capabilities to avoid that happening.
Silvio Berlusconi
I was never convinced that war was the best system to bring democracy to the country.
Silvio Berlusconi
The political tradition of ancient thought, filtered in Italy by Machiavelli, says one thing clearly: every prince needs allies, and the bigger the responsibility, the more allies he needs.
Silvio Berlusconi
The link between my experience as an entrepreneur and that of a politician is all in one word: freedom.
Silvio Berlusconi
Only I can turn this country around.
I am certain that we need a solution completely separate from military intervention.
Silvio Berlusconi