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Aldo Moro

Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro

Profession: Italian Prime Minister


Why Famous: One of Italy's longest-serving post-war Prime Ministers, Moro held power for a combined total of more than six years.

Born: September 23, 1916
Birthplace: Maglie, Apulia, Italy

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra

Died: May 9, 1978 (aged 61)
Cause of Death: Assassination

Historical Events

  • 1963-12-04 Aldo Moro forms Italian government (1963-1968)
  • 1978-03-16 Red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed
  • 1978-05-09 Corpse of kidnapped Italian ex-premier Aldo Moro found

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