February 17, 2014

Italy's 39 Year-Old Prime Minister Has Much to Prove

Patrick Smith, Fiscal Times

The Associated Press

Sometime this week or next, if all goes to plan, 39–year–old Matteo Renzi will become the youngest prime minister in Italian history. He will form the nation’s 62nd government since 1945 and the fourth since its descent into crisis in 2009.

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