Sometimes the country runs jobs as a waitress, bartender, Italy’s first female prime minister, Georgia Meloni

Roma: The far-right government after World War II would now rule Italy. Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni was a less popular face in Italian politics until a few years ago, but she grabbed headlines around the world as she won a major victory in Sunday’s Italian election. Meloni, 45, is now set to become Italy’s first female prime minister, leading a right-wing coalition that won 43% of the vote. Critics have warned that civil rights could be at risk in a Meloni-led government.

Today, Meloni is going to be Prime Minister of Italy, but there was a time when she was a lowly waitress. She herself declared at the Rimini meeting: “I learned more as a waitress than in Parliament. Meloni’s life with a Roman working-class background was full of struggles before joining politics. Before becoming a full-time politician, she worked several jobs as a waitress, bartender and nanny.

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Opposed to homosexuality but huge popularity
She worked at the Piper Club, one of Rome’s most famous nightclubs. In 2008, then Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi appointed him the country’s Minister of Youth. She was the youngest minister to be appointed to this post. Meloni is a conservative leader who opposes homosexuality. His party won only 4.5% of the vote in 2018, but after that the popularity of the Brothers of Italy took a huge leap.

Supporters of Mussolini and former relationship with controversies
Meloni also favored good relations with Russia before the invasion of Ukraine. But, during the election campaign, he openly supported Ukraine and also talked about sending it arms. Giorgia Meloni praised Italian dictator Benito Mussolini in 1996. Not only that, she was also controversial in 2020 for praising Nazi ally and MSI co-founder Giorgio Almirante.


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