|Prime Minister Lamberto Dini|
|Political party Independent|
Name Domenico Corcione
|Born 20 April 1929 (age 86)
Torino (1929-04-20) |
Alma mater Military Academy of Modena
Scuola portieri domenico corcione stage 27 aprile 2015
Domenico Corcione (born 20 April 1929) is a former Italian military staff and defense minister of Italy.
Early life and education
Corcione was born in Torino on 20 April 1929. He entered military academy in Modena in 1950 and graduated in 1952.
Corcione was a general and served as the chief of the defence staff. Then he was appointed defense minister, being the first military figure to hold the post in the history of the Italian Republic. He was appointed to the post on 17 January 1995 and served in the cabinet led by the then prime minister Lamberto Dini until 17 May 1996.