Nicola Zingaretti (born 11 October 1965) is an Italian politician who has served as President of Lazio since 2013. In March 2019, he was elected as Secretary of the Democratic Party. During the 1990s, he was a prominent European youth leader, serving as National Secretary of the Left Youth, the youth-wing of the Democratic Party of the Left and as President of International Union of Socialist Youth.
Supporters of Italy’s fractured center-left opposition Democratic Party (PD) on Sunday elected Nicola Zingaretti as new leader, an ex-communist son of a bank manager who will now take on the ruling populist coalition led by the far-right Lega. [...] Zingaretti, 53, is currently the president of the Lazio region, which includes Rome, and is a former Italian Communist party member as well as a founding member of the PD in 2007.
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