Raffaele Cantone is an Italian magistrate who was appointed President of the Anti- corruption National Authority on 24 March 2014 by the Italian prime mMinister, Matteo Renzi. Cantone held the office until October 2019.


Born in
Naples Naples (; it, Napoli ; nap, Napule ; grc, wikt:Νεάπολις, Νεάπολις, Neápolis), from grc, Νεάπολις, lit=new city. is the regional capital of Campania and the third-largest city of Italy, after Rome and Milan, with a ...
on 24 November 1963, he grew up in Giugliano. He graduated in law at the University of Naples Federico II with the intention of becoming a lawyer and entered the Italian Magistrate, magistrature in 1991, participating in a competition for 160 posts on the advice to undertake this career provided by his uncle, Nicola Giovannone, a marshal major of the Guardia di Finanza. He is also a writer of some articles published in the Italian journal ''Il Mattino'' and wrote a book about his life, ''Solo per Giustizia'', that was published in 2008.


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