Sidney Sonnino

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Sidney Costantino, Baron Sonnino (11 March 1847 – 24 November 1922) was an Italian statesman, 19th prime minister of Italy and twice served briefly as one, in 1906 and again from 1909 to 1910.[1] He also was the Italian minister of Foreign Affairs during the First World War, representing Italy at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference.

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Sidney Sonnino
Prime Minister of Italy
In office
11 December 1909  31 March 1910
MonarchVictor Emmanuel III
Preceded byGiovanni Giolitti
Succeeded byLuigi Luzzatti
In office
8 February 1906  29 May 1906
MonarchVictor Emmanuel III
Preceded byAlessandro Fortis
Succeeded byGiovanni Giolitti
Minister of the Treasury[1]
In office
3 January 1889  9 March 1889
Prime MinisterFrancesco Crispi
Preceded byBonaventura Gerardi
Succeeded byGiovanni Giolitti
In office
15 December 1893  10 March 1896
Prime MinisterFrancesco Crispi
Preceded byBernardino Grimaldi
Succeeded byGiuseppe Colombo
Minister of Finance[1]
In office
15 December 1893  14 June 1894
Prime MinisterFrancesco Crispi
Preceded byLazzaro Gagliardo
Succeeded byPaolo Boselli
Minister of Foreign Affairs[1]
In office
5 November 1914  23 June 1919
Prime MinisterAntonio Salandra
Paolo Boselli
Vittorio Emanuele Orlando
Preceded byAntonino Paternò Castello
Succeeded byTommaso Tittoni
Personal details
Born(1847-03-11)11 March 1847
Pisa, Tuscany
Died24 November 1922(1922-11-24) (aged 75)
Rome, Italy
Political partyHistorical Right (1880–1882)
Constitutional[2][3] (1882–1913)
Liberal Union (1913–1922)
Alma materUniversity of Pisa