Birth Name: Nancy Patricia D’Alesandro
Place of Birth: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 26, 1940
Nancy Pelosi is an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, is the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, having re-assumed office on January 3, 2019. She was previously Speaker, from January 4, 2007 to January 3, 2011. She is the only woman to have served as Speaker. She has also been a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California, since June 2, 1987, as well as House Minority Whip, from January 15, 2002 to January 3, 2003, and House Minority Leader, from January 3, 2003 to January 3, 2007, and again from January 3, 2011 to January 3, 2019.
Speaker Pelosi is the daughter of Anunciata/Annunciata M. (Lombardi), who was born in Italy, and of Thomas D’Alesandro, Jr., who was of Italian descent, and was the Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland. Speaker Pelosi is married to businessperson Paul Pelosi, with whom she has five children.
Speaker Pelosi’s paternal grandfather was Tommaso “Thomas” Fedele/G./J. D’Alessandro. Tommaso was born in Montenerodomo, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy.
Speaker Pelosi’s paternal grandmother was Antoinette Maria/Mary “Annie” Petronilla Foppiani/Foppiano (the daughter of Giovanni Battista/Batista Foppiani and Giacinta/Jessica “Jessie”/”Jesse” Rettaliata). Antoinette was born in Rovegno, Genoa, Liguria, Italy.
Genealogy of Speaker Pelosi’s father – http://www.findagrave.com
Article about Speaker Pelosi’s interfaith grandchildren – http://www.interfaithfamily.com
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