Carlo Scarascia-Mugnozza


Carlo Scarascia-Mugnozza (19 April 1920 – 13 May 2004) was an Italian politician.

Carlo Scarascia-Mugnozza
European Commissioner for Institutional Relations, Environment and Transport
In office
6 January 1973  7 January 1977
PresidentFrançois-Xavier Ortoli
Preceded byAlbert Coppé (Transport)
Succeeded byLorenzo Natali (Energy, Environment, Enlargement)
Richard Burke (Taxation and Customs Union, Transport and Consumer Protection)
European Commissioner for Agriculture
In office
22 March 1972  5 January 1973
PresidentSicco Mansholt
Preceded bySicco Mansholt
Succeeded byPierre Lardinois
Personal details
Born(1920-04-19)19 April 1920
Rome, Italy
Died13 May 2004(2004-05-13) (aged 84)
Rome, Italy
NationalityItalian
Political partyChristian Democracy

Coming from a Catholic family, he joined the Christian Democracy at a very young age. He was a member of the Chamber of Deputies from 1953 to 1972.[1] Between February 1962 and December 1963 he was Undersecretary for public education in the Fanfani IV government and Undersecretary for justice in the Leone I government.

He was a Member of the European Parliament from 1961 to 1972 and chaired its energy committee, research committee and parliamentary political committee.

He served as a European Commissioner from 1972 to 1977: as Commissioner for Agriculture in the Mansholt Commission, and then as Commissioner Parliamentary Affairs, Environmental Policy, Transport in the Ortoli Commission.[1]

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