On Thursday, former Italian Prime Minister Arnaldo Forlani passed away in Rome at the age of 97. His son, Alessandro, announced the news of his father’s death. Forlani, a member of the Christian Democracy (DC) party, was born in 1925 in Pesaro, an Adriatic port town. Throughout his political career, he held several significant positions within the DC, including party secretary, Minister of Defence, and Minister of Foreign Affairs. Forlani served as Italy’s Prime Minister from October 1980 to May 1981. His death marks the end of a long and influential political journey in Italian politics.