Edward Beddington-Behrens

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Person.png Edward Beddington-Behrens  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(soldier, spook, businessman)
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Born2 February 1897
Died28 November 1968 (Age 71)
Alma materCharterhouse School, Royal Military Academy, Christ Church (Oxford)
ParentsWalter Behrens
Spouse • Barbara Jessie Burton
• Irina Obolensky
• Irene Adela Kane
Deputy Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service for a year during WW2. Attended the 1958 Bilderberg.

Employment.png Deputy Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service

In office
6 March 1943 - Mid 1944
Appointed byStewart Menzies
Succeeded byMark Allen, Edward Beddington-Behrens, John Cordeaux, Christopher Curwen, James Easton, Colin Figures, Dick Franks, Peter Hayman, John Macgregor Bruce Lockhart, Stewart Menzies, Maurice Oldfield, Lionel Payne, Valentine Vivian, Gerry Warner, George Kennedy Young"strong class="error">Error: Invalid time." contains an extrinsic dash or other characters that are invalid for a date interpretation.
Deputy Director/Army (DD/A)

Major Sir Edward Beddington-Behrens PhD CMG MC* was a UK spook.


Beddington-Behrens was born in Paris in 1897, where his father, Walter Behrens, was President of the British Chamber of Commerce.


Edward Beddington-Behrens joined MI6. He rose to become a Deputy Chief (Army) (DC/A) , a position he held until mid 1944.[1] .[2]

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Cover up

Wikipedia as of 2020 did not mention his affiliation to MI6.


Event Participated in

Bilderberg/195813 September 195815 September 1958Buxton
The 7th Bilderberg and the first one in the UK. 72 guests


  1. Stealing Secrets, Telling Lies: How Spies and Codebreakers Helped Shape the Twentieth Century By James Gannon
  2. MI6: The History of the Secret Intelligence Service 1909-1949 By Keith Jeffery