Enzo Bianco

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Enzo Bianco
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Italian Minister of the Interior
In office
22 December 1999 – 10 June 2001
Preceded byRosa Russo Jervolino
Succeeded byClaudio Scajola
Mayor of Catania
In office
29 July 1988 – 1 December 1989
Preceded byGiuseppe Azzaro
Succeeded byGuido Ziccone
In office
20 June 1993 – 22 January 2000
Preceded byAngelo Lo Presti
Succeeded byUmberto Scapagnini
In office
15 June 2013 – 18 June 2018
Preceded byRaffaele Stancanelli
Succeeded bySalvo Pogliese
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
23 April 1992 – 20 June 1993
In office
30 May 2001 – 28 April 2006
Member of the Senate
In office
28 April 2006 – 15 March 2013
Personal details
Born (1951-02-24) 24 February 1951 (age 68)
Aidone, Italy
Political partyPRI (till 1993)
AD (1993–1998)
Dem (1998–2002)
DL (2002–2007)
PD (since 2007)

Enzo Bianco (born 24 February 1951) is an Italian politician, former mayor of Catania and former Minister of the Interior.

Early life[edit]

Bianco was born on 24 February 1951 in Aidone, province of Enna, Italy.[1]


Bianco has been a member of the Chamber of Deputies from 1992 to 1993 with the Italian Republican Party and from 2001 to 2006 with The Olive Tree, he has then been Senator from 2006 to 2013 with the Democratic Party.

Bianco has been Minister of interior from 1999 to 2001 in the D'Alema II Cabinet and in the Amato II Cabinet.[1]

He has been for a short period Mayor of Catania from 1988 to 1989 and has been re-elected in 1993, becoming the first Mayor elected directly by the citizens of Catania, and in 1997, leaving the office in order to assume the charge of Minister of interior. After failing to be re-elected Mayor in 2005, he manages to be re-elected in 2013, holding the charge for 5 more years. At the 2018 comunal elections, he is defeated by the Forza Italia candidate Salvo Pogliese.


  1. ^ a b "Bianco, Enzo". Rulers. Retrieved 16 March 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Enzo Bianco at Wikimedia Commons

Preceded by
Rosa Russo Jervolino
Italian Minister of the Interior
Succeeded by
Claudio Scajola