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The Jameson Raid a British (with plausible deniability) attempt to trigger an uprising in the Transvaal, fails. The area was conquered in the Boer War two years later.
year 1896




Pax Brittanica18151915
Victorian era18401901
Dreyfus AffairNovember 18941906


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TitleBornPlace of birthDiedSummaryDescription
Edward Martin1896LawyerUnidentified 1960 Bilderberg participant
Fletcher Warren1896US
1992DiplomatUS diplomat. "Begin earnestly trying to keep our allies and friends, whether they be the purest Democracies or the most blatant dictators".
Everett Dirksen4 January 1896Illinois
7 September 1969PoliticianStrong supporter of the war on Vietnam.
Abram Pritzker6 January 18968 February 1986Lawyer
Pritzker family
Founder of the Chicago Pritzker family fortune, with significant Mafia connections.
Wilton Persons19 January 18965 September 1977SoldierMilitary officer who was the White House Chief of Staff to President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Clarence Streit21 January 1896Missouri6 July 1986Journalist
Deep state operative
Played a prominent role in the Atlanticist and world federalist movements
Donato Menichella23 January 1896Italy
23 July 1984Central banker
Anastasio Somoza García1 February 189629 September 1956Soldier
With the help of the US Marine Corps started a family dictatorship that maintained absolute control over Nicaragua for 42 years.
F. Trubee Davison7 February 189614 November 1974Spook
Son of influential banker Henry Davison. Worked with deep state operatives Judge Gary and Bill Donovan. After WW2 Director of Personnel for the CIA.
Arthur W. Radford27 February 1896Chicago
17 August 1973Pilot
Military hardliner with Asia first strategy
Morarji Desai29 February 189610 April 1995PoliticianPrime Minister of India who was on the CIA payroll
Edmund Hall Patch4 March 18961 June 1975Civil servantUK civil servant who formerly worked on the Marshall plan and OEEC. IBRD/Executive Director, 1960 Bilderberg
Herbert Tingsten17 March 189626 December 1973AcademicSwedish publisher who attended 3 of the first 4 Bilderbergs
Kingman Douglass16 April 18968 October 1971Spook
Leif Höegh21 April 189623 May 1974Deep politician
Bilderberg Steering committee, as was his son
Willi Krichbaum7 May 1896Germany
4 April 1957Spook
William Elliott12 May 1896Tennessee
9 January 1979Academic
Deep state operative
Harvard professor at the center of the Deep State. Set up the Harvard International Seminar.
William Elliot3 June 189627 June 1971RAF commander, Bilderberger
Imre Nagy7 June 1896Hungary
16 June 1958Politician
Nathaniel L. Goldstein9 June 1896New York24 March 1981LawyerNew York State Attorney General from 1943 to 1954
Henry Crown13 June 189614 August 1990BusinesspersonAmerican mob-connected industrialist and strong supporter of the state of Israel.
John Vorys16 June 1896Ohio
25 August 1968Politician
US lawyer and politician
Wallis Simpson19 June 1896Pennsylvania
Blue Ridge Summit
24 April 1986Spook
Married King Edward VIII in 1936. Ties to Italian intelligence.
Walter Paepcke29 June 189613 April 1960BusinesspersonFounder of Aspen Institute
Colin Gubbins2 July 1896Japan11 February 1976Spook
Deep politician
Bilderberg invitee and spook
Pierre Dupuy9 July 1896Canada
21 May 1969DiplomatCanadian diplomat. Like his son, Michel Dupuy, a Bilderberger diplomat
Arnold Bergstraesser14 July 189624 February 1964Academic
Deep state functionary
German political scientist who headed some deep state groups in the 1950s and 1960s
Trygve Lie16 July 1896Norway
United Kingdoms of Sweden and Norway
30 December 1968PoliticianNorwegian politician. UN "Godfather" of the state of Israel
Bourke Hickenlooper21 July 1896Iowa
4 September 1971PoliticianAttended the 1963 Bilderberg as Chair of the Senate Republican Policy Committee. Introduced the Hickenlooper Amendment.
Pieter Kerstens3 August 1896Ginneken8 October 1958PoliticianDutch politician and strong supporter of European cooperation.
Thurmond Chatham16 August 1896North Carolina
3 January 1957Businessperson
James Warburg18 August 1896Germany
Free City of Hamburg
3 June 1969Author
Jacques Rueff23 August 1896France
23 April 1978EconomistMont Pelerin Society, 1958 and 1959 Bilderberg
Guerin De Beaumont29 August 1896France
13 October 1955PoliticianAttended the first Bilderberg as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of the European Defence Community. Made French Minister of Justice soon after. Died in 1955.
William Pawley7 September 1896US
South Carolina
January 1977Diplomat
HSCA/Premature deaths
US diplomat who died from a gunshot to the head, possibly due to the HSCA hearings.
Robert Kerr11 September 1896Oklahoma
1 January 1963Politician
Walter Reid Wolf28 October 1896New York
Mount Vernon
18 May 1963Spook
Briefly and not very successfully CIA deputy director from 1951 to 1953.
Nobusuke Kishi13 November 1896Japan
7 August 1987Politician
War criminal
Deep state operative
Oswald Mosley16 November 1896London
3 December 1980PoliticianRose to fame in the 1930s as the British Union of Fascists (BUF).
Carlo Schmid3 December 189611 December 1979Politician
Founder member of the Bilderberg Steering committee
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  1. The Law Journal Reports for the Year 1896 (Stevens and Sons, Ltd., 1896), Volume 65, p247
  2. Iiams, Thomas M. (1962). Dreyfus, Diplomatists and the Dual Alliance: Gabriel Hanotaux at the Quai D'Orsay (1894 – 1898), Geneva/Paris: Librairie Droz/Librairie Minard, p. 115