Carlo Rosselli
Filippo Turati
White House
Perry Como
Frank Sinatra
World War II

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Sandro Pertini

Knowledge Identifier: +Sandro_Pertini


Sandro Pertini

Italian journalist and socialist politician, who served as the seventh President of the Italian Republic, from 1978 to 1985 add

Category: Journalism

Born in 1896.

Countries: Italy (50%), United States (17%), France (17%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Carlo Rosselli, Filippo Turati, Italian Republican Party

Linked to: Italian Socialist Party, University of Genoa, Germany national football team, Action Party




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Sandro Pertini was born in 1896 add something


In 1926, he was sentenced to internment, but managed to go into hiding add something


Later, together with Carlo Rosselli and Ferruccio Parri, he organized and accompanied the escape to France of Filippo Turati, who was the most prominent figure of the PSU. Pertini remained in the country until 1926 working as a mason add something


Filippo Turati - In 1926, Turati fled Italy in a dramatic escape to France - aided by Carlo Rosselli, Ferruccio Parri and future president of the Italian republic Sandro Pertini


Carlo Rosselli - Later in 1926, he organized with Sandro Pertini and Ferruccio Parri the escape of Turati to France


In 1935 he was interned on Santo Stefano Island, Ventotene , Pontine Islands, an island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, where he remained through Italy's entry into World War II and until 1943 add something


Lelio Basso - In the period leading up to the 1945 Liberation, Basso was an active member of the Italian resistance movement and, with Sandro Pertini and Rodolfo Morandi, he set up the covert executive body of the PSIUP in northern Italy , which he had the responsibility for running


He was elected president of the Italian Chamber of Deputies in 1968, and in 1978, the 82-year old Pertini was elected President of the Italian Republic, the highest office in the nation add something


Italian Republican Party - In 1979 La Malfa received by President Sandro Pertini the mandate to form a new government


Pertini attended the 1982 World Cup Final in Madrid for a match between Italy and West Germany just two days after the fourth anniversary of his inauguration add something


Perry Como - In 1982, Como and Frank Sinatra were invited to entertain Italian President Sandro Pertini at a White House State dinner when he made an official visit


In 1985, he stepped down from the presidency, but retained the ceremonial position of senator for life add something


The only official role he accepted in his retirement was President of the "Filippo Turati" Foundation for Historical Studies of Florence inaugurated in 1985 and dedicated to recording and preserving the history of the socialist movement in Italy add something


In December 1988 Pertini was the first person to be awarded with the highly regarded Otto Hahn Peace Medal in Gold by the United Nations Association of Germany in Berlin, "for outstanding services to peace and international understanding, especially for his political ethics and practical humanity add something

Sandro Pertini died in 1990 add something


Pertini died in February 1990 at the age of 93 and was mourned across the nation add something