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Alcide De Gasperi


De Gasperi, Alcide (1881–1954), Italian statesman. Active in political life from 1911, he was twice imprisoned for his opposition to the fascist regime. He clandestinely organized the Christian Democratic Party during World War II and, as its leader, became the first premier (1945–53) of the new Italian Republic.

See also: Italy.

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