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Galeazzo Ciano
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
9 June 1936 â€“ 6 February 1943
Duce Benito Mussolini
Preceded by Benito Mussolini
Succeeded by Benito Mussolini
Minister of Press and Propaganda
In office
23 June 1935 â€“ 5 September 1935
Duce Benito Mussolini
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Dino Alfieri
Undersecretary for Press and Propaganda
In office
6 September 1934 â€“ 26 June 1935
Duce Benito Mussolini
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Position abolished
Head of the Government Press Office
In office
August 1933 â€“ 4 September 1934
Duce Benito Mussolini
Preceded by Gaetano Polverelli
Succeeded by Position abolished
Personal details
Born Gian Galeazzo Ciano
(1903-03-18)18 March 1903
Livorno, Tuscany, Italy
Died 11 January 1944(1944-01-11) (aged 40)
Verona, Italian Social Republic
Cause of death Executed by firing squad
Political party National Fascist Party (PNF)
Spouse(s) Edda Mussolini (m. 1930)
Children Fabrizio
Raimonda
Marzio
Parents Costanzo Ciano (father)
Carolina Pini (mother)
Profession

Diplomat
politician

Religion Roman Catholicism

Victory has a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.
The German decision to fight is implacable. Even if they were given more than they ask, they would attack just the same, because they are possessed by the demon of destruction.
Galeazzo Ciano