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Marco Biagi

Marco Biagi (November 24 1950March 19 2002) was an Italian jurist. A native of Bologna, he was professor of labour law and industrial relations at the University of Modena.

Biagi was assassinated by members of the New Red Brigade outside his home in Bologna on March 19 2002, due to his role as an economic advisor to Roberto Maroni, a minister in Silvio Berlusconi's government. A scholarship with his name is now offered by Johns Hopkins University for study at their overseas campus in Bologna. A square in central Bologna is named after him.

Five terrorists of the Red Brigades were sentenced to life terms on June 1 2005 because of this murder: Nadia Desdemona Lioce, Roberto Morandi, Marco Mezzasalma, Diana Blefari Melazzi and Simone Boccaccini.

Category:1950 births
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Category:italian jurists
Category:People from Bologna
Category:Assassinated Italian people
Category:People murdered in Italy

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