Umberto Tupini
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Umberto Tupini
Umberto Tupini
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Minister of Grace and Justice

Ivanoe Bonomi
Vincenzo Arangio-Ruiz
Palmiro Togliatti
Minister of Public Works

Alcide De Gasperi
Emilio Sereni
Salvatore Aldisio
Minister for Public Administration Reform

Amintore Fanfani
Mario Scelba
Salvatore Scoca
Guido Gonella
Mayor of Rome

Salvatore Rebecchini
Urbano Cioccetti
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment

Antonio Segni
Fernando Tambroni
Salvatore Scoca
Alberto Folchi
Personal details
Born(1889-05-27)May 27, 1889
Rome, Italy
DiedJanuary 7, 1973(1973-01-07) (aged 83)
Rome, Italy
Political partyChristian Democracy
ProfessionPolitician, lawyer

Umberto Tupini (27 May 1889 - 7 January 1973) was an Italian politician. He was minister of public works (1947-1950) in the Government of Italy. He was the mayor of Rome (1956-1958). He served in the Senate of Italy in Legislature I (1948-1953), Legislature II (1953-1958), Legislature III (1958-1963) and Legislature IV (1963-1968). He was a knight grand cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.


Born in Rome to parents from the Marche, Umberto Tupini was Minister of Grace and Justice in the Bonomi II Cabinet (1944) and in the Bonomi III Cabinet (1944-1945). He was elected to the Constituent Assembly in 1946 among the ranks of the Christian Democracy Within the party he joined the De Gasperi's faction, which then took the name of "Popular politics". Elected Senator for the first time in 1948, he was re-elected also in 1953, 1958 and 1963. He was Minister of Public Works in the De Gasperi IV Cabinet (1947-1948) and in the De Gasperi V Cabinet (1948-1950); He served also as Minister without portfolio for the reform of Public Administration in the Fanfani I Cabinet (1954) and in the Scelba Cabinet (1954-1955).

He was Mayor of Rome from 2 July 1956 to 10 January 1958, chairing a centrist junta made up of Christian Democrats, liberals and Social Democrats.

After the experience of municipal administrator, Tupini was Minister of Tourism, sport and entertainment in the Segni II Cabinet (1959-1960) and in the Tambroni Cabinet (1960). His appointment was preparatory to the organization of the Rome Olympics, set in August 1960. On 15 June 1960 he announced that the censorship against all films with "scandalous, negative subjects for the formation of Italian civil conscience" would be drastic, referring to La dolce vita by Federico Fellini.[1]


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