Remo Ferretti

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Remo Ferretti (born May 23, 1936 in Bolzano ; † April 2, 2013 ibid) was an Italian politician from South Tyrol .


Ferretti worked professionally as a teacher and school director and was involved in Catholic Action . On the list of Democrazia Cristiana (DC) he was elected for the first time in 1965 in the Bolzano municipal council, to which he belonged until 1978 and where he served as parliamentary group leader of his party. In the years from 1966 to 1969 and from 1972 to 1976 he was also city councilor for personnel and general affairs, for public education, statistics and studies, and most recently for urban studies.

Ferretti was national party secretary of the DC from 1974 to 1979 and a member of the DC National Council from 1977 to 1986. In 1978 he was elected to the South Tyrolean state parliament and, at the same time, to the regional council of Trentino-South Tyrol , and since 1979 he has been a member of the South Tyrolean provincial government . There he was responsible for the departments of Italian schools and culture, trade, welfare and welfare in the Magnago V , Magnago VI and Durnwalder I cabinets , and has been Deputy Governor since 1984.

The Tangentopoli scandal also ended Ferretti's political career abruptly in 1993: After he had been involved in several police investigations over a period of several months and had resigned from his post in the state government in February, he went after another indictment became known and because of an imminent one Transfer to custody on the run. He submitted his resignation from his state parliament and regional council mandate by post from his hiding place. He was not caught until several months later and was convicted of attempted extortion and four other offenses in court.

On April 2, 2013, Ferretti died in the Bolzano hospital as a result of a cerebral hemorrhage that he had suffered two days earlier.


  • South Tyrolean provincial government (publisher): Südtirol-Handbuch 1993 . Brochure, Bozen 1993, p. 85 ( online )

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Individual evidence

  1. Oral sources database . Biblioteca Provinciale Italiana Claudia Augusta. Retrieved May 31, 2011.
  2. ^ A b c Günther Pallaver : The crisis of concordance democracy. The transformation of the South Tyrolean party system . In: Gottfried Solderer (Ed.): The 20th Century in South Tyrol. Between Europe and the province . Volume V: 1980-2000. Edition Raetia, Bozen 2003, ISBN 978-88-7283-204-2 , p. 81 .
  3. Mayor and municipal committees from 1948 to 2010 (PDF file; 522 kB) Office for Statistics and Times of the City of Bolzano. Retrieved May 31, 2011.
  4. Bolzano, in fuga l'ex vicepresidente della giunta . Corriere della Sera. September 19, 1993. Retrieved May 31, 2011.
  5. ^ First Ladin then party . In: ff - Südtiroler Wochenmagazin , No. 44, October 30, 1993
  6. ^ Remo Ferretti morto per le conseguenze di un'emorragia cerebrale. Nella notte l'espianto degli organi. (No longer available online.) Alto Adige , April 2, 2013, archived from the original on April 4, 2013 ; Retrieved April 2, 2013 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /