The 1959 Bilderberg Meeting was the eighth such meeting and the first one in Turkey. It had 60 participants from 10 European countries, the United States and Canada. It was held at Yesilkoy, Turkey. The 68 guests included 12 business executives, 23 politicians, 1 financiers, 5 editors/journalists and 3 academics.
- 1 Agenda
- 1.1 1. Review Of Developments Since The Seventh Conference In September 1958
- 1.2 2. Unity And Division In Western Policy
- 1.2.1 What are the positive and negative implications of recent strategic developments for the West?
- 1.2.2 What are the Western objectives in international economic development and how can we achieve them?
- 1.2.3 What are the elements in the evolving picture in tropical Africa that may affect Western unity?
- 2 Press Statement
- 3 Participants
- 4 Witnesses
- 5 References
The 1959 Bilderberg Agenda has been leaked and is now online.
1. Review Of Developments Since The Seventh Conference In September 1958
2. Unity And Division In Western Policy
What are the positive and negative implications of recent strategic developments for the West?
What are the Western objectives in international economic development and how can we achieve them?
What are the elements in the evolving picture in tropical Africa that may affect Western unity?
The meeting report contains a brief (5 sentence) press statement.
|Gianni Agnelli||Italian industrialist, 37 Bilderbergs|
|Fuat Alpkartal||A Turkish politician who attended the 1959 Bilderberg|
|Otto Wolff von Amerongen||Bilderberg Advisory Committee member, deep politician|
|Enrico Anzilotti||Governor of Italian Somaliland from 1957-1958. Attended the 1959 Bilderberg|
|Tekin Ariburun||Attended the 1959 Bilderberg as Commander of the Turkish Air Force. Briefly acting President of Turkey in 1973.|
|Charles Arliotis||Greek Minister of Coordination. Little known Bilderberg Steering committee member in the 1960s|
|David Astor||The Observer Editor for over 25 years, attended 2 Bilderbergs in the 1950s|
|A. G. Aukes||Unknown Dutch single Bilderberger|
|George Ball||US deep politician who attended all 40 Bilderberg meetings up to his death, he helped make key decisions about post-WW2 Europe.|
|Burhan Belge||Turkish diplomat. First husband of Zsa Zsa Gabor, father of Murat Belge|
|Frederic Bennett||Parliamentary Private Secretary to Reginald Maudling, Privy Counsellor, Bilderberg Steering committee|
|Fritz Berg||13 Bilderbergs, Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie President for 23 years|
|Ernst van der Beugel||34 Bilderberg meetings, on both the Advisory Committee & Steering committees|
|Bernhard von Biesterfeld||Nazi arms dealer|
|Nuri Birgi||23 Bilderbergs, Turkish Permanent Representative to NATO|
|Erik Boheman||Swedish diplomat, 4 Bilderbergs from 1958 to 1962|
|Walter E. Boveri||Attended the Bilderbergs from 1959 to 1962|
|Karl Brandt||German/US agricultural economist who attended the 1959 Bilderberg.|
|Max Brauer||Mayor of Hamburg. One of a dozen men whom Józef Retinger consulted when setting up the Bilderberg|
|W. Randolph Burgess||Attended two Bilderbergs in the 1950s as US Ambassador to NATO|
|Arthur Dean||Chairman and senior partner of Sullivan & Cromwell, where he worked closely with John Foster Dulles|
|Vecdi Diker||Little known Turkish engineer. Early Bilderberg guest|
|James S. Duncan||Little known member of the Bilderberg Steering Committee.|
|Hans Engen||Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations for 5 years, reportedly died in a skiing accident|
|Fritz Erler||SPD Deputy chair. Bilderberger|
|Melih Esenbel||Single Bilderberger, Three time Turkish ambassador to the United States|
|Frido von Senger und Etterlin||General in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. Attended Königswinter conferences and the 1959 Bilderberg.|
|John Ferguson||US lawyer, attended the first Bilderberg and 7 others in the 1950s. US Ambassador to Morocco 1962-64|
|Nail Gidel||Attended the 1959 Bilderberg as Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey|
|Walter Gordon||Triple Bilderberger|
|Michael Heilperin||Polish economist friend and colleague of Ludwig von Mises who attended 5 Bilderbergs up to 1960.|
|Paul Hoffman||Five time early Bilderberger, UNDP administrator|
|Leif Höegh||Bilderberg Steering committee, as was his son|
|H. John Heinz II||34 Bilderberg meetings, Bilderberg Steering & Advisory Committees|
|Joseph E. Johnson||Inaugural US secretary of the annual Bilderberg, Bilderberg Steering committee member.|
|Kurt Georg Kiesinger||Five early Bilderbergs, German Chancellor. Possible tool of the BND|
|Norman Kipping||UK businessman|
|E. N. van Kleffens||Dutch Bilderberger|
|Adnan Menderes||Turkish PM for 10 years. In this role he attended 2 Bilderbergs in the 1950s|
|Finn Moe||Transatlantic and pro-EU Norwegian politician who attended the First Bilderberg and two more in the 1950s|
|A. S. Monroney|
|Rudolf Mueller||Consulted by Józef Retinger when setting up the Bilderberg group|
|George Nebolsine||Russian born naturalised US lawyer who attended all Bilderberg meetings until his death in 1964|
|Jacques Piette||Penta-Bilderberg French politician|
|Harry Pilkington||Attended the first Bilderberg as President of the Federation of British Industries, and two more in the 1950s|
|Pietro Quaroni||One of a dozen men whom Józef Retinger consulted when setting up the Bilderberg group|
|... further results|
|Frank Darvall||UK labour leader who attended 3 Bilderbergs in the 1950s|
|Wilhelm Drexelius||Mayor of Hamburg|
|John Pomian||Multi-Bilderberg Polish nobleman who settled in the UK|