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— for life

In Italy, it is possible to be appointed:

senatore a vita

or "Senator for life"

"— appointed by the President of the Italian Republic 'for outstanding patriotic merits in the social, scientific, artistic or literary field'.

They can vote, be elected to the presidency, and sit in any elected Senate for their whole lifetime. "

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