Luigi Di Maio, 31, Could Become Italy’s Next (and Youngest) Prime Minister

Di Maio became deputy speaker of the Italian Parliament at 26, the youngest person ever to hold the office.

The following article, written by Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, appears on

Forget Matteo Renzi and Emmanuel Macron, who both became European heads of state in their 40s.

The Continent may be on the verge of yet another “youth-quake” moment: a millennial prime minister.

Luigi Di Maio is 31 years old, and he could become Italy’s next leader when the election is held in 2018.

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