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Domenico Comino
Domenico Comino 1994.jpg
Comino in 1994.
Minister for the Coordination of European Union Policies
In office
10 May 1994 – 17 January 1995
Prime MinisterSilvio Berlusconi
Preceded byLivio Paladin
Succeeded byEnrico Letta
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
23 April 1992 – 29 May 2001
Personal details
Born (1955-09-27) 27 September 1955 (age 64)
Morozzo, Italy
NationalityItalian
Political partyNorthern League (1989-1999)
Alma materUniversity of Turin
OccupationPolitician, agronomist

Domenico Comino (born 27 September 1955) is an Italian politician, who also served as state minister.

Career[edit]

Comino is one of the former leaders of Lega Nord.[1] He served as state minister for the EU relations in the first cabinet of Silvio Berlusconi in 1994.[2] Comino was one of the five Lega members in the cabinet.[3] He and four other Lega ministers resigned from office in December 1994 in order to vote against Berlusconi in the censure motion.[3]

Until 1999, he was the Lega Nord's president of the Piedmont region.[4] In 1999, Comino was expelled from Lega Nord and joined an electoral alliance with Forza Italia.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Danièle Caramani; Yves Meny (2005). Challenges to Consensual Politics: Democracy, Identity, And Populist Protest in the Alpine Region. Peter Lang. p. 118. ISBN 978-90-5201-250-6. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ Markus Thiel (2009). The 'militant Democracy' Principle in Modern Democracies. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 215. ISBN 978-1-4094-9679-3. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Berlusconi Likely to Resign Today". The Independent. Rome. Reuters/AFP. 22 December 1994. Retrieved 30 August 2013.  – via Questia (subscription required)
  4. ^ Giordano, Benito (2001). "The contrasting geographies of 'Padania': The case of Lega Nord in Northern Italy" (PDF). Area. 33 (1): 27–37. doi:10.1111/1475-4762.00005. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  5. ^ Fabrizio Capogrosso (February 2009). To What Extent Does Europeanization Affect National Political Parties?. GRIN Verlag. p. 12. ISBN 978-3-640-26263-2. Retrieved 31 May 2013.