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Brosio, Manlio, 1897-1980

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Personal name headingBrosio, Manlio, 1897-1980
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Birth date18970710
Death date19800314
Place of birthTurin, Italy
Place of deathTurin, Italy
AffiliationItaly. Ministero della difesa
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Profession or occupationLawyers Diplomats Politicians
Found inHis Diari di Mosca, 1947/1951, c1986: t.p. (Manlio Brosio) p. opp. t.p. (b. 7/10/1897, d. 3/14/1980)
NATO Who is Who?, via WWW, July 18, 2013 (Manlio Brosio, NATO Secretary General, 1964-1971; born in 1897; deceased 1980; Manlio Brosio studied law at the University of Turin and during World War I, served as an artillery officer in an Alpine regiment; after graduating in 1920, he entered politics, becoming one of the leaders of the "liberal revolution" movement; during the occupation of Italy he went underground and was, from 1943 to 1944, a member of the National Liberation Committee; in 1943 he returned to the political scene, subsequently becoming Deputy Prime Minister and, from 1945 to 1946, Minister of Defence; he served as Italian Ambassador to Moscow from January 1947 until December 1951; he was appointed Ambassador in London in 1952, then to the United States in 1955, and from 1961 to 1964 was Italian Ambassador in Paris; he was chosen by the North Atlantic Council to succeed Dirk Stikker as Secretary General of NATO in 1964; he resigned from the post in 1971)
Wikipedia, July 18, 2013 (Manlio Brosio; Manlio Giovanni Brosio; born July 10, 1897 in Turin; died March 14, 1980 in Turin; Italian lawyer, diplomat, politician and the fourth Secretary General of NATO, from May 12, 1964 to September 29, 1971)