Silvio Berlusconi

Silvio Berlusconi

Born: September 29, 1936

Nationality: Italian

Occupation: Statesman

Biography: Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian politician and media tycoon who served three times as Prime Minister of Italy from 1994 to 1995, 2001 to 2006 and 2008 to 2011. Berlusconi is also the controlling shareholder of Mediaset and owner of A.C. Milan.

Source/Notes: As quoted in: CNN website, November 4, 2004, "Blair praises Bush, urges unity": https://web.archive.org/web/20041105041949/http://edition.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/11/03/election.world.reaction/index.html
Source/Notes: In 2006, during a televised debate with opposition leader Romano Prodi.
Source/Notes: As quoted in: The Guardian (website), 28 September 2002, "First among billionaires" by James Fox

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