E. N. van Kleffens

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Person.png E. N. van Kleffens  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(politician, diplomat)
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Born17 November 1894
Died17 June 1983 (Age 88)
Almoçageme, Portugal
Alma materLeiden University
Parents • Henricus Cato
• Jeannette Frésine
SpouseMargaret Helen Horstman
Member ofDutch Round Table, LSV Minerva
RelativesAdrianus van Kleffens
Dutch Bilderberger, heavy Bilderberg habit, President of the United Nations General Assembly 1954-55

Eelco Nicolaas van Kleffens was a politician and diplomat of the Netherlands.


Eelco van Kleffens was the son of Henricus Cato and Jeannette Frésine (Veenhoven) van Kleffens. His younger brother Adrianus van Kleffens would later become a judge at the European Court of Justice. He married Margaret Helen Horstman on 4 April 1935.


Events Participated in

Bilderberg/1955 March18 March 195520 March 1955France
The second Bilderberg meeting, held in France. Just 42 guests, fewer than any other.
Bilderberg/1955 September23 September 195525 September 1955Germany
The third Bilderberg, in West Germany. The subject of a report by Der Spiegel which inspired a heavy blackout of subsequent meetings.
Bilderberg/195611 May 195613 May 1956Denmark
The 4th Bilderberg meeting, with 147 guests, in contrast to the generally smaller meetings of the 1950s. Has two Bilderberg meetings in the years before and after
Bilderberg/1957 October4 October 19576 October 1957Italy
The 6th Bilderberg meeting, the latest ever in the year and the first one in Italy.
Bilderberg/195813 September 195815 September 1958Buxton
The 7th Bilderberg and the first one in the UK. 72 guests
Bilderberg/195918 September 195920 September 1959Turkey
The 8th Bilderberg and the first in Turkey. 60 guests.
Bilderberg/196028 May 196029 May 1960Switzerland
The 9th such meeting and the first one in Switzerland. 61 participants + 4 "in attendance". The meeting report contains a press statement, 4 sentences long.
Bilderberg/196121 April 196123 April 1961Canada
The 10th Bilderberg, the first in Canada and the 2nd outside Europe.
Bilderberg/196218 May 196220 May 1962Sweden
The 11th Bilderberg meeting and the first one in Sweden.
Bilderberg/196420 March 196422 March 1964US
A year after this meeting, the post of GATT/Director-General was set up, and given Eric Wyndham White, who attended the '64 meeting. Several subsequent holders have been Bilderberg insiders, only 2 are not known to have attended the group.


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