President Napolitano Man of The Year

Fri, 12/02/2011 - 05:00

"The President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano, 86, has shown over the past twelve months, a surprising speed in staying connected to reality, in a word,' wired '". With this motivation Wired Italy designated Italy's Head of State 'Men of the Year' dedicating to him the cover of their latest issue.

According to Wired, in this difficult year for Italy, which is also the year dedicated to celebrating 150 years of its Unification, President Napolitano, represented the link between the past and the future. His stature became the rock to which the whole country turned to during the financial market crisis, his authority the reason why his popularity continues to rise in polls.