Silvia Costa (politician)

Silvia Costa
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Member of the European Parliament
In office
July 14, 2009 – 2019
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
19 June 1985 – 14 April 1994
Personal details
Born (1949-06-12) June 12, 1949 (age 70)
Florence, Italy

Silvia Costa (born June 12, 1949) is an Italian journalist and politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament from 2009 until 2019.

Early life and career

Costa was born in Florence and received a degree in modern literature from the Sapienza University of Rome. She worked as a journalist for newspapers, magazines and television (RAI). Costa was editor of the daily Il Popolo from 1978 to 1985.[1][2][3]