(born November 18
) is an Italian
Born at Sassari
), after the degree in Political Sciences he became a member of the Italian Communist Party
(PCI), for which he was secretary of his city's section. He was elected for the first time at the Italian Chamber of Deputies
Angius initially opposed to the transformation of PCI into the more Social democratic-oriented Democratic Party of the Left (PDS, later Democrats of the Left). He however remained in the new party, becoming a national level figure as well as collaborator to secretary Massimo D'Alema.
Confirmed as deputy in 1992 and 1994 for PDS, he was elected senator two years later. Elected again in 2001, he was named chief of the Democrats of the Left senators.
Angius is one of the vice-presidents of the Italian Senate since May 2006.