Joseph Luns

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Person.png Joseph Luns  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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BornJoseph Antoine Marie Hubert Luns
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died2002-07-17 (Age 90)
Brussels, Belgium
Alma materUniversity of Amsterdam, London School of Economics
ReligionRoman Catholic
SpouseLia van Heemstra
Member ofNetherlands/Deep state
Interest ofAdolph Bentinck
PartyCatholic People's Party
Ex Secretary General of NATO, Regular Bilderberger

Employment.png Secretary General of NATO

In office
October 1, 1971 - June 25, 1984
DeputyRinaldo Petrignani, Eric da Rin
Preceded byManlio Brosio
Succeeded byPeter Carrington
Longest ever serving Secretary General of NATO

Employment.png Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs

In office
September 2, 1952 - July 6, 1971
Preceded byDirk Stikker
Succeeded byW. K. Norbert Schmelzer
Longest ever serving Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, Serving with Johan Willem Beyen

Employment.png Member of the House of Representatives

In office
May 11, 1971 - October 1, 1971

Employment.png Member of the House of Representatives

In office
February 23, 1967 - April 5, 1967

Employment.png Member of the House of Representatives

In office
July 3, 1956 - October 3, 1956

Joseph Luns


As is suspected for all subsequent Secretaries General of NATO, Luns attended Bilderberg meetings before being appointed to lead NATO. Sources indicated he attended, at least, in 1964, 1970-1984.[1][2][3][4][5][6]


Events Participated in

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.
Bilderberg/19652 April 19654 April 1965Italy
Villa d'Este
The 14th Bilderberg meeting, held in Italy
Bilderberg/196625 March 196627 March 1966Germany
Hotel Nassauer Hof
Top of the agenda of the 15th Bilderberg in Wiesbaden, Germany, was the restructuring of NATO. Since this discussion was held, all permanent holders of the position of NATO Secretary General have attended at least one Bilderberg conference prior to their appointment.
Bilderberg/196731 March 19672 April 1967St John's College (Cambridge)
Possibly the only Bilderberg meeting held in a university college rather than a hotel (St. John's College, Cambridge)
Bilderberg/196826 April 196828 April 1968Canada
Mont Tremblant
The 17th Bilderberg and the 2nd in Canada
Bilderberg/19699 May 196911 May 1969Denmark
Hotel Marienlyst
The 18th Bilderberg meeting, with 85 participants
Bilderberg/197017 April 197019 April 1970Switzerland
Hotel Quellenhof
Bad Ragaz
the 19th Bilderberg meeting, in Switzerland.
Bilderberg/197123 April 197125 April 1971US
Woodstock Inn
The 20th Bilderberg, 89 guests
Bilderberg/197221 April 197223 April 1972Belgium
Hotel La Reserve
The 21st Bilderberg, 102 guests. It spawned the Trilateral Commission.
Bilderberg/197311 May 197313 May 1973Sweden
The meeting at which the 1973 oil crisis appears to have been planned.
Bilderberg/197419 April 197421 April 1974France
Hotel Mont d' Arbois
The 23rd Bilderberg, held in France
Bilderberg/197525 April 197527 April 1975Turkey
Golden Dolphin Hotel
The 24th Bilderberg Meeting, 98 guests
Bilderberg/197722 April 197724 April 1977Imperial Hotel
The 25th Bilderberg, held in Torquay, England.
Bilderberg/197821 April 197823 April 1978US
New Jersey
Princeton University
The 26th Bilderberg, held in the US
Bilderberg/197927 April 197929 April 1979Austria
Clubhotel Schloss Weikersdorf
27th Bilderberg, 95 guests, Austria
Bilderberg/198018 April 198020 April 1980Germany
The 28th Bilderberg, held in West Germany, unusually exposed by the Daily Mirror
Bilderberg/198115 May 198117 May 1981Switzerland
Palace Hotel
The 29th Bilderberg
Bilderberg/198214 May 198216 May 1982Norway
The 30th Bilderberg, held in Norway.
Bilderberg/198313 May 198315 May 1983Canada
Château Montebello
The 31st Bilderberg, held in Canada
Bilderberg/198411 May 198413 May 1984Sweden
The 32nd Bilderberg, held in Sweden
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