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Biography for Carlo Ciampi

First Name: Carlo
Last Name: Ciampi
Title: President
Organization: Italy
Country: Italy
Date of Birth: 09/12/1920
Place of Birth: Livorno
Education: After receiving a degree in Literature in 1941 from the Scuola Normale of Pisa, one of the country's most prestigious universities, he obtained a degree in Law from the University of Pisa in 1946.
CV: 1946 he began working at the Banca d'Italia. In 1960, he was called to work in the central administration of the Banca d'Italia, where he became Secretary General in 1973, Vice Director General in 1976, and Director General in 1978. In October 1979, he was nominated Governor of the Banca d'Italia and President of the Ufficio Italiano Cambi, positions he filled until 1993. From April 1993 to May 1994, he was the Italian Prime Minister overseeing a technical government.Treasury Minister from 1996 to May 1999 He was elected as the tenth President of Italy on May 13, 1999.
Awards: On May 5, 2005 he received the Charlemagne Award of the city of Aachen. On June 15, 2005 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the École Normale Supérieure of Paris.
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