Presidents of Italy

Presidents if Italy since 1946

Enrico de Nicolabecame the first president of Italy following a popular referendum in 1946  that led to the abdication of the Italian King.  King Umberto II’s reign lasted for 44 days only and ended on 12 June 1946.

Enrico de Nicola   1 July 1946 – 12 May 1948

Luigi Einaudi   12 May 1948 – 11 May 1955

Giovanni Gronchi  11 May 1955 – 11 May 1962

Antonio Segni  11 May 1962 – 6 December 1964

Giuseppe Saragat   29 December 1984 –  29 December 1971

Giovanni Leone 29 December 1971 – 9 July 1978

Alessandro Pertini  9 July 1978 – 29 June 1985

Francesco Cossiga   3 July 1985 – 28 April 1992

Oscar Luigi Scalfaro  28 May 1992 – 15 May 1999

Carlo Azeglio Ciampi 18 May 1999 – 15 May 2006

Giorgio Napolitano  15 May 2006 –