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) and Thomas D’Alesandro, Jr., a politician. Her father, a Democrat, served as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland, from January 3, 1939 to May 16, 1947, and as Mayor of Baltimore, from May 16, 1947 to May 16, 1959. Her father was of Italian descent, and her mother was an Italian immigrant. Her brother, Thomas D’Alesandro III, was a lawyer and politician, who also served as Mayor of Baltimore, from January 1, 1967 to January 1, 1971.
Speaker Pelosi is married to businessperson Paul Pelosi, with whom she has five children.
Speaker Pelosi’s paternal grandfather was named 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