Years of service1973–2015 Service/branchItalian Navy
Born4 December 1950 (age 66)
Breno, Italy (1950-12-04) Commands heldChief of Staff of the Italian Navy (2012–2013)
Chief of the Defence Staff of Italy(2013–2015) Battles/warsUnited Nations Operation in Somalia II AwardsKnight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic AwardOrder of Merit of the Italian Republic Battles and warsUnited Nations Operation in Somalia II SimilarClaudio Graziano, Leonardo Gallitelli, Danilo Errico
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Luigi Mario Binelli Mantelli (born 4 December, 1950) is an Italian admiral. He was Chief of Staff of the Italian Navy from 2 March 2012 to 28 January 2013 and Chief of the Defence Staff of Italy from 31 January 2013 to 28 February 2015.
In 1995 he took part to the United Nations Operations in Somalia II (UNOSOM II).
Binelli Mantelli attended the Francesco Morosini Naval School in Venice, Italy and the Italian Naval Academy in Livorno where he graduated with the rank of navy guard in 1973.