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Born in San Marino, where he resides, on 19 July 1953; married and father of three children.
In 1972 he obtained a High school diploma in Classical Studies, in San Marino, and in 1977 he graduated in Mathematics from the University of Bologna (Italy).
From 1977 to 1993 he taught mathematics, chemistry, physics and natural science at the Junior High School and in 1993 he obtained the Chair of Mathematics at the Upper Secondary School.
From October 2004 to February 2007 he was Director of the first and third Institutes of the Junior High School.
From the mid 70s to the mid 80s he actively participated in the social and cultural life of the country by holding trade union posts within the Democratic Confederation of San Marino Workers. With some friends he founded the Cultural Cooperative “Il Sentiero” and filled the position of Director of the School of Social Doctrine for three years.
In 1988 he was elected member of the Great and General Council (Parliament) for the San Marino Christian Democratic Party. He was reconfirmed without interruption in the 1993, 1998, 2001, 2006, 2008 and 2012 elections.
He was a Member of several Parliamentary Commissions and of the Council of the Twelve; President of the Permanent Parliamentary Commission for Justice, Education, Culture and Cultural Goods, University and Scientific Research, Sport and Tourism and President of the Commission for the Code of Criminal Procedure.
During the XXV Legislature, he was Member of the Congress of State (Government) as Minister of Education, University and Cultural Institutes from July 2001 to June 2002 and subsequently from December 2002 to December 2003.
In January 2004 he became member of the Coordination Group for the San Marino Christian Democratic Party.
From 1988 he has held several posts within the San Marino Christian Democratic Party, including that of Vice Head of Parliamentary Group, member of the Leadership, Director of “San Marino” (official organ of the Party), member of the Political Secretariat and from February 2007 he held the post of Political Secretary for three years.
On 30 April 2010 he was appointed Minister of Finance and Budget and Relations with the Philatelic and Numismatic Autonomous State Corporation by the Great and General Council.