Enrico Letta Fast Facts

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta gives press conference to present a document called ' Italy commitment' with his proposals in Rome's Palazzo Chigi Palace government office on February 12, 2014.

(CNN)Here is a look at the life of former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta.

Birth date:
August 20, 1966

Birth place: Pisa, Italy

    Father: Giorgio Letta, a mathematics professor

    Mother: Anna (Banchi) Letta

    Marriage: Gianna Fregonara

    Children: Giacomo, Lorenzo, Francesco

    Education: University of Pisa, International Law, 1994; Scuola Superiore "S.Anna," European Community Law, Ph.D., 2007

    Other Facts:
    His uncle, Gianni Letta, was former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's chief of staff.

    Center-left Democrat.

    1991-1995 -
    President, European Young Christian Democrats.

    1993 - Chief of staff for Foreign Affairs Minister Beniamino Andreatta.

    January 1997-November 1998 - Deputy Secretary of the Italian People's Party.

    1998-1999 - Minister of European Affairs for Prime Minister Massimo D'Alema.

    1999-2001 - Minister of Industry and Commerce.

    2001 - Is elected to Italy's Parliament.

    January 2002-May 2006 - Head of the Department of National Economy.

    2004 - Elected to the European Parliament.

    2006-2008 - Secretary to the Council of Ministers for Prime Minister Romano Prodi.

    October 2007 - Candidate in the primaries for National Secretariat.

    October 2007-February 2009 - Minister of Welfare.

    February 2009-October 2009 - Head of the National Department of Welfare.

    November 2009-April 2013 - Deputy National Secretary for the Democratic Party (PD).

    April 28, 2013 - Is sworn in as Italy's prime minister.

    October 2, 2013 - Letta's coalition government survives a confidence vote by a healthy margin, with 235 senators voting in favor to 70 against.

    February 14, 2014 - Resigns as prime minister.