Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who was in power for 17 years, dies

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On 12 June 2023, former Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi passed away at the age of 86.

An Overview of the News:

  • Berlusconi previously served as Prime Minister of Italy four times, from 1994 to 1995, 2001 to 2006, and 2008 to 2011.
  • Berlusconi was Italy's longest-serving prime minister despite allegations of corruption.
  • Berlusconi was admitted to the hospital on 9 June for treatment of chronic leukemia. He was also suffering from heart disease, prostate cancer for a long time and was hospitalized in 2020 after getting infected with Kovid-19.


  • Capital: Rome
  • President: Sergio Mattarella
  • Prime Minister: Georgia Meloni
  • Currency: Euro

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