Biography of Giorgio Almirante (1914-1988)

Italian politician, born in Salsomaggiore Terme in 1914, and died in Rome in 1988. Linked to the fascist movement since 1937, at the end of the second world war he/she founded in 1946 movement Social Italian neo-fascist inspired party that was elected in 1948. Displaced from the party leadership by A. Michelini, proponent of an approach to the Christian Democrats, took the helm of the most radical wing. In 1969, die Michelini, agreed to the Secretary of the party and tried to reunite the various internal, while trends that renewing the image of it, presenting it as a national right. Fruit of this policy was the merger with the Democratic Party of monarchist Unity (1973). Between 1973-74 the Italian Parliament withdrew parliamentary immunity to him and lost his seat, being accused of supporting the armed insurrection, charge that was finally acquitted. Elected member of the European Parliament in 1979 and 1984. In 1987 he/she finally left office within his political group, yielding to G. Fini.