Paolo Gentiloni to be next Italian PM
Date of Birth: 22 November, 1954
Background: Born in Rome, he attended the Classical Lyceum Torquato Tasso in the city and graduated in political sciences at the La Sapienza University; Gentiloni is a professional journalist.
• Gentiloni was a member of the Student Movement , an extreme left-wing youth organization. As director of ecologist newspaper he met the young leader of Federation of the Greens, Francesco Rutelli.
• On 31 October 2014 Gentiloni was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.