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This page lists the known visitors to Le Cercle by nationality



Friedrich König19 March 19338 April 2022Former Austrian politician and attendee of Le Cercle.



Otto von Habsburg20 November 19124 July 2011Austrian deep politician, connected to Le Cercle, Opus Dei, Knights of Malta ...



Benoît de Bonvoisin14 March 1939"A key Belgian figure in the Strategy of Tension", as well as the most key name in the Belgian X-Dossiers. Member of Le Cercle. His father attended the first Bilderberg.
Maurice Brébart17 July 192927 August 2015Belgian right-wing newspaper owner who attended Le Cercle in the 1970s.
Robert Close30 April 19226 December 2003Belgian Anti-Communist spook who attended Le Cercle.
Florimond Damman1910July 1979A Belgian deep state operative who was closely involved with Le Cercle.
Armand de Decker8 October 194812 June 2019Belgian lawyer politician who attended Le Cercle
Nicholas de Kerchove11 October 1934A spook who attended Le Cercle on multiple occasions.
Luc Beyer de Rycke9 September 193318 January 2018Cercle visitor.
Jan SabbeBelgian banker



Francisco Bulnes8 August 191728 October 1999Cercle member active in the 1973 coup against Salvador Allende



Alfredo Alcaino10 January 19262018Chile born Cercle visitor, deep state connected lawyer



Enrique Gomez-Hurtado10 April 192713 July 2019Cercle regular. "One of the best bootlicker[s] of Bush"
Álvaro Gomez-Hurtado8 May 19192 November 1995Spooky Colombian diplomat who attended Le Cercle. Assassinated in 1995


Czech Republic

Václav Klaus19 June 1941The first Prime Minister of the Czech Republic. Cercle repeated visitor



Urmas Paet20 April 1974Estonian politician. Le Cercle



Georges Albertini13 May 191130 March 1983French deep state operative. Man-behind-the-scenes for many politicians.
Magdeleine Anglade5 July 192125 March 1998French member of Le Cercle who took over the role of Monique Garnier-Lançon
Bernard Asso14 May 1946Spooky French lawyer
Raymond Bourgine9 March 192529 November 1990French journalist and editor who attended Le Cercle.
Jean-François Deniau31 October 192824 January 2007A diplomat who wrote the foreword of the Treaty of Rome. Le Cercle
Yves-Marc DuboisPossible head of the Vatican intelligence service. Attended Le Cercle.
William FrançoisFrench economist who attended at least two Cercle meetings
Pierre Gallois29 June 191124 August 2010"Father of the French atom bomb", Bilderberg, Le Cercle
Marie-France Garaud3 March 1934
Monique Garnier-Lançon12 July 1928Deep state operative whose papers lead to a major exposure of Le Cercle. French convenor of Le Cercle in the first half of the 1980s.
Jean-Claude Gaudin8 October 1939Mayor of Marseille for 25 years, Knight of Malta, Le Cercle...
James Goldsmith26 February 193318 July 1997an Anglo-French billionaire financier and businessman, possible deep state operative.
Alain Griotteray15 October 192230 August 2008
François de Grossouvre29 March 19187 April 1994The spook in charge of Operation Gladio in France.
Pierre Joannon1943Historian invited to the 1984 meeting of Le Cercle in Bonn
Alain Juppé15 August 1945French PM, suspected deep state operative, Bilderberg, Le Cercle
Francis Lacoste27 November 190528 June 1993French diplomat and visitor to Le Cercle
Philippe Malaud2 October 192514 October 2007Le Cercle, French diplomat
Alexandre de Marenches7 June 19212 June 1995
Pierre Messmer20 March 191629 August 2007French Gaullist politician an PM who attended Le Cercle
Jean Monnet9 November 188816 March 1979French deep state operative, Le Cercle, the most powerful man in France without a ministerial office.
Pierre Méhaignerie4 May 1939
Charles Pasqua18 April 192729 June 2015French interior minister who attended Le Cercle
Antoine Pinay30 December 189113 December 1994Multi-Bilderberg French deep politician, chairman and eponymous head of the Pinay Cercle
Alain Poher17 April 19099 December 1996French president
Jean-François Probst8 March 194912 June 2014Cercle visitor.
Patrick Stefanini11 July 1953French politician close to fellow French Cercle visitor Alain Juppe
Philippe de Villiers25 March 1949French Cercle diplomat
Pierre de Villiers26 July 1956French Cercle soldier
Jean VioletDecember 2000French deep politician who founded Le Cercle
François d'Orcival11 February 1942French editor. Le Cercle



Evo Fernandes1944April 1988Le Cercle attendee, Murdered in unclear circumstances.



Tedo Japaridze18 September 1946Georgian Minister of Foreign Affairs who inadvertently exposed Le Cercle by mentioning it on his online biography.



Konrad Adenauer5 January 187619 April 1967German (deep?) politician, CDU leader
Franz Josef Bach4 February 19173 August 2001A leading German member of the Cercle, who organised the 1982 meeting in Wildbad Kreuth.
Hans-Lothar Domröse28 December 1952Senior German Army officer. He is believed to have visited Le Cercle in 1983.
Reinhard Gehlen3 April 19028 June 1979Head of the Gehlen Organisation under Adolf Hitler, smoothly transitioned post war to head of the BND
Otto von Habsburg20 November 19124 July 2011Austrian deep politician, connected to Le Cercle, Opus Dei, Knights of Malta ...
Bruno Heck20 January 191716 September 1989Founder of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, member of Le Cercle
Franz Heubl19 March 192421 December 2001German politician who attended le Cercle
Monika Hohlmeier2 July 1962Second generation Le Cercle, daughter of Franz Josef Strauß
Alphons Horten9 November 19071 December 2003Member of Le Cercle and The Stauffenberg Service
Hans Graf Huyn3 July 193022 January 2011German deep politician who attended Le Cercle
Philipp Jenninger10 June 19324 January 2018Spooky german politician
Peter Jungen21 August 1939At least 4 visits to Le Cercle... Personal assistant to Otto Wolff von Amerongen
Gerhard Löwenthal8 December 19226 December 2002German deep state operative
Werner Marx15 November 192412 July 1985Spooky German politician, Le Cercle, Psychological warfare specialist, later leader of the parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee
Alois Mertes29 October 192116 June 1985Spooky German who attended the Bilderberg and Le Cercle. Aide to German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher
Karl-Heinz Narjes30 January 192426 January 2015German EEC politician who attended Le Cercle
Peter Petersen30 October 192617 March 2005German politician from the CDU who attended the January 1984 Le Cercle meeting.
Jost Pfeiffer29 December 192014 January 2010German industrialist who attended Le Cercle in 1983
Fritz Pirkl13 August 192519 August 1993Cercle visitor, Hanns Seidel Foundation/Chair 1967-93
Günter Poser23 September 19163 June 2003Attended Le Cercle in Bonn in 1984 as a retired admiral.
Hans Rühle31 December 1939German deep state operative. Attended Le Cercle as head of the planning staff of the German Minister of Defense.
Gerd Schulte-Hillen1 October 1940German media executive who attended Le Cercle.
Franz-Josef Schulze18 September 191831 January 2005
Christian Schwarz-Schilling19 November 1930A former European Chairman of Le Cercle
Christian Freiherr von Stauffenberg7 October 191128 November 2005
Franz Josef Strauß6 September 19153 October 1988A deep politician and politician, a known attendee of Le Cercle, accused in connection with the Lockheed bribery scandals.
Theo Waigel22 April 1939
Jürgen Warnke20 March 193227 April 2013A German lawyer and politician who attended Le Cercle.
Bernhard Worms14 March 1930



Indira Gandhi19 November 191731 October 1984Le Cercle
Manmohan Singh26 September 1932Le Cercle



Ardeshir Zahedi16 October 1928



Nadhmi Auchi11 June 1937Cercle-connected fraudster



Dan Meridor23 April 1947Le Cercle
Benjamin Netanyahu21 October 1949Israeli deep politician who has been Prime Minister of Israel
Natan Sharansky20 January 1948Former dissident of the Soviet Union, neocon, Bilderberg, Le Cercle



Mario Buscemi1935
Captain SantinoUnknown Cercle visitor.



Giulio Andreotti14 January 19196 May 2013"The ultimate insider of Italian political life", who as Italian Prime Minister publicly confirmed the existence of Operation Gladio
Aristide BrunelloLittle known Cercle visitor. Vatican prelate and spy for the BND under Reinhard Gehlen. Attended a meeting of the Le Cercle.<a href="#cite_note-2">[2]</a>
Umberto Cappuzzo30 April 192213 May 2014Senior Italian military leader and Le Cercle attendee.
Alberto Giovannetti19131989
Filippo Pandolfi1927Cercle visitor
Carlo Pesenti190720 September 1984By inviting David Rockefeller, Pesenti lead to Le Cercle to having regular US meetings.
Giancarlo Elia Valori27 January 1940"The current leaders of the 'contemporary Freemasonry'" in Italy.



Marwan Muasher1956Jordanian diplomat who attended Le Cercle
Hussein bin Talal14 November 19357 February 1999
Zaid al-Rifai27 November 1936Former Prime Minister of Jordan. Attended Le Cercle



Charles Malik190628 December 1987Lebanese diplomat and philosopher suspected to have visited Le Cercle.



Cornelis Bossers11 March 1929Le Cercle. Major businessman in the Philips group.
Frans Alphons Maria Alting von Geusau26 June 1933A Dutch diplomat and scholar in international law. Von Geusau was also an advisor to the Dutch government from 1968 to 1998.



Qaboos bin Said al Said18 November 194010 January 2020



Shaukat Aziz6 March 1949Tri-national Citibank executive with "close ties" to the US deep state. Parachuted in to become Prime Minister of Pakistan. Cercle member.
Benazir Bhutto21 June 195327 December 2007Prime Minister of Pakistan. YGL. Assassinated in 2007.



Kaúlza de Arriaga18 January 19152 February 2004Portuguese soldier politician who attended a November 1977 meeting of Le Cercle with his aide
Alexandre Ribeiro da Cunha13 January 19151983A Portuguese diplomat who went to a meeting of Le Cercle in US in December 1973.
Jaime Nogueira Pinto4 February 1946
António de Spínola11 April 191013 August 1996



Peter van der Byl11 November 192315 November 1999Spooky Rhodesian politician



Ion Iliescu1930



Yegor Gaidar19 March 195616 December 2009
Victor KuvaldinLe Cercle


Saudi Arabia

Turki bin Faisal al-Saud15 February 1945A former director general of the Saudi Intelligence Agency, who resigned suddenly, just 10 days before the 9/11 attacks.



Alexander Karageorgevitch17 July 1945Pretender to Serbian Crown with close ties to British royal family and military


South Africa

Pik Botha27 April 193212 October 2018South African deep state operative
Brand Fourie1916July 2008"One of the most remarkable diplomats South Africa ever produced"
Pop Fraser6 April 191518 December 1994South African military commander who attended Le Cercle.
Neil Peter Van Heerden30 July 1939
Basil Hersov18 August 1926"A man with considerable influence". Banker, Le Cercle, Patron of The Institute Of Directors in Southern Africa
Robert du Plooy5 July 1921South African deep state operative/diplomat who attended Le Cercle in South Africa in 1984.
Gavin W. H. Relly192610 January 1999South African businessman and chairman of Anglo American. He was also private secretary to Harry Oppenheimer.
Anton Rupert4 October 191618 January 2006South African billionaire businessman with a multitude of deep political connections
Harold Taswell14 February 19101992South African diplomat who attended Le Cercle
Julian Ogilvie Thompson1934
John Vorster13 December 191510 September 1983South African politician, Le Cercle


Soviet Union

Arkady Shevchenko11 October 193028 February 1998Soviet diplomat, the highest-ranking Soviet official to defect to the West.



Alfredo Sánchez Bella2 October 191624 April 1999Spanish spook and possible deep politician
Aline Griffith22 May 192311 December 2017US born Spanish spook who was a regular attender at Le Cercle in the 1980s.
Manuel Fraga Iribarne23 November 192215 January 2012Member of both Le Cercle and the 1001 Club.
Federico Silva Muñoz28 October 192312 August 1997
Carlos Robles Piquer13 October 19258 February 2018Cercle visitor.



Ernst Kux29 November 192525 August 2017
Fred Luchsinger9 July 19219 May 2009Newspaper editor, Le Cercle
Philippe de Weck2 January 191911 December 2009
Robert ZoellyMarch 192415 April 2009Suspected to have been the Swiss director of the Le Cercle.



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Jonathan Aitken30 August 1942UK deep politician, Cercle chair, convicted perjurer
Rupert Allason8 November 1951Writer of books and articles on the subject of espionage. Attended Le Cercle.
Julian Amery27 March 19193 September 1996MI6, deep politician who chaired Le Cercle for several years.
Michael Ancram7 July 1945Likely took over from Norman Lamont as European chair of Le Cercle.
Bruce Anderson1949UK pro-torture spooky journalist, Le Cercle, attended a "terrorism" related conference chaired by Harold Elletson in 2009.
Nadhmi Auchi11 June 1937Cercle-connected fraudster
Shaukat Aziz6 March 1949Tri-national Citibank executive with "close ties" to the US deep state. Parachuted in to become Prime Minister of Pakistan. Cercle member.
Margaret Beckett15 January 1943UK foreign secretary, Le Cercle attendee
Erik Bennett192828 January 2022A secretive UK military advisor in Oman and a Cercle attendee.
John Biggs-Davison7 June 191817 September 1988UK politician who attended Le Cercle
Brian Binley1 April 194225 December 2020Ex-conservative MP. Le Cercle.
Crispin Blunt15 July 1960Sandhurst, Le Cercle, MP, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee
John Browne17 October 1938Spooky UK businessman, Morgan Stanley, Le Cercle, Chatham house ...
Andrew Cavendish2 January 19203 May 2004
Anthony Cavendish20 July 192712 January 2013"Leading member" of Le Cercle.
Paul Channon9 October 193527 January 2007
Winston Churchill II10 October 19402 March 2010
Alan Clark13 April 19285 September 1999Bullingdon Club, Le Cercle, Minister for Defence Procurement...
Percy Cradock26 October 192322 January 2010UK spook, Chairman of the UK Joint Intelligence Committee, Bilderberg 1992, Le Cercle
Brian Crozier4 August 19184 August 2012Arch espionage insider who founded his own intelligence agency
Jack Dellal2 October 192328 October 2012UK property developer, Le Cercle
Alan Duncan31 March 1957Called Julian Assange a “miserable little worm” in Parliament. UK visitor to Le Cercle. As UK Minister, Alan Duncan organised the oil blockade of Libya in 2011.
Nicholas Elliott15 November 191613 April 1994A key spook with a wide range of connections.
Mark Garnier26 February 1963UK MP who attended Le Cercle in Washington DC in 2018
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil30 September 1946Bilderberg, Le Cercle, The Other Club, Ditchley Governor
James Goldsmith26 February 193318 July 1997an Anglo-French billionaire financier and businessman, possible deep state operative.
Philip Goodhart3 November 19255 July 2015UK deep state actor. Attended Le Cercle.
Ronald Grierson6 August 192123 October 2014Spooky financier/businessman
Eldon Griffiths25 May 19253 June 2014British Conservative politician and journalist. Attended Le Cercle.
William Hague26 March 1961Described sinister Le Cercle as "a political group which organises conferences."
Greg Hands14 November 1965UK politician who attended Le Cercle in Washington in 2018.
Stephen Hastings4 May 192110 January 2005MI6 agent member of Shield
Alistair Horne9 November 192525 May 2017UK historian with deep intelligence ties
Michael Howard7 July 1941United Kingdom deep politician, Georgetown Leadership Seminar/1983
David Howell18 January 1936Spooky UK politician
Alun Gwynne Jones5 December 191910 January 2020UK politician, Cercle visitor, the only person who spoke more than once at the JCIT
Alexander Karageorgevitch17 July 1945Pretender to Serbian Crown with close ties to British royal family and military
Kwasi Kwarteng26 May 1975British Chancellor and suspected deep state operative who reportedly chaired Le Cercle from 2017.
Norman Lamont8 May 1942Long time Chairman of Le Cercle, financier, politician and deep politician, involved in arms and financial deals.
Stephen Lander1947
Timothy Landon20 August 19426 July 2007One of Britain's wealthiest men, an arms dealer who facilitated the 1970 coup in Oman.
John Leahy7 February 192817 November 2015UK diplomat with "a safe pair of hands"
Edward Leigh20 July 1950Spooky UK Lawyer politician
Julian Lewis26 September 1951British Conservative Party politician. Lewis has attended Le Cercle, and has been Chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee since 2020.
David Lidington30 June 1956UK politician who attended Le Cercle.
Neil McLean28 November 191817 November 1986Member of the Special Operations Executive in World War II who attended several meetings of Le Cercle during the 1980s.
Charles Powell6 July 1941Le Cercle, House of Lords, Key advisor to Thatcher, on the payroll of various defence companies
Xan Smiley1 May 1949The Economist editor and columnist who attended Le Cercle. Friend of Prime Minister David Cameron. Son of intelligence officer David de Crespigny Smiley.
Tim Spicer12 October 1952UK soldier and arms dealer. Founded Sandline International, former CEO of Aegis Defence Services
Frank Steele1923November 1997An MI6 officer with African connections who opened contacts with the IRA in the early 1970s. He later moved into banking and attended more than one meeting of Le Cercle.
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Alfredo Alcaino10 January 19262018Chile born Cercle visitor, deep state connected lawyer
Richard Allen1 January 1936US National Security Advisor, Cercle, Iran-Contra...
Hooshang Amirahmadi24 May 1947Iranian American spook who attended Le Cercle.
Robert Anderson4 June 191014 August 1989Le Cercle, Bilderberg,
Richard Armitage26 April 1945"A sophisticated member of the top echelons of the U.S. government"
Shaukat Aziz6 March 1949Tri-national Citibank executive with "close ties" to the US deep state. Parachuted in to become Prime Minister of Pakistan. Cercle member.
Norman Bailey1931Spooky economist who taught "Economics for Foreign Policy Makers." Admitted on the record that the PROMIS database and search application has been given to the NSA
John Barron26 January 193024 February 2005A spooky journalist who wrote on the evils of the KGB.
Wayne Lee BermanUS Businessman with deep political connections.
W. Michael Blumenthal3 January 1926US/Secretary of the Treasury in the 1970s, Bilderberg, Le Cercle, CFR
John Bolton20 November 1948Neocon US deep state operative who was Trump's National Security Advisor until September 2019
Paul Bremer30 September 1941Executive of Marsh & McLennan, a company whose offices were hit by a plane on 9/11, "Coordinator for Counterterrorism", Administrator of the Coalition Provisional Authority of Iraq ...
Harold Brown19 September 19274 January 2019United States Secretary of Defense.
Zbigniew Brzezinski28 March 192826 May 2017A central US Deep politician, Cercle, Bilderberg, ...
John Carbaugh194519 March 2006Cercle attendee linked to political double dealing, arms deals and Iran-Contra.
William Casey13 March 19136 May 1987Ronald Reagan's campaign manager, who was appointed Director of Central Intelligence.
James W. Cicconi1952George H. W. Bush connected insider.
William Colby4 January 192027 April 1996CIA boss who maybe became too loose-mouthed, died in suspicious circumstances
Laura Jordan Dietrich21 May 1952A spooky US government insider
Paul Dietrich1949Spook, Cercle visitor
Lee Edwards1932Anti-communist advisor for Nixon and others. Cercle attendee.
Audna EnglandAugust 1944Le Cercle.
Fritz Ermarth1941Le Cercle. CIA. RAND
Edwin J. Feulner12 August 1941
Wyche Fowler6 October 1940
Louis Freeh6 January 1950"A legacy of corruption..."
Charles Freeman2 March 1943Long time president of the Middle East Policy Council. Close relations to Saudi Arabia and Iran. Le Cercle, Bilderberg
Jeffrey B. Gaynor1957Little known regular of Le Cercle
Alan Greenspan6 March 1926US DSO who was Chairman of the Federal Reserve 1987-2006
Chuck Hagel4 October 1946US Secretary of Defense, Chairperson of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board
Stefan Halper1944
Fred C. Iklé21 August 192410 November 2011
Henry Jackson31 May 19121 September 1983Suspected deep state operative who attended 3 Bilderbergs in the 1960s and spoke at the 1979 Jerusalem Conference on International Terrorism on "Terrorism as a Weapon in International Politics".
Donald Jameson19255 September 2007Attended multiple Cercle meetings and worked for the CIA. Vice-president of the Jamestown Foundation
Walter Raymond Jr192916 April 2003Second generation Cercle visitor
William P. Clark Jr23 October 193110 August 2013A friend and aide to Ronald Reagan, US National Security Advisor, attended Le Cercle
Crosby Kelly19181986Spooky US businessman known as a public relations pioneer. Attended Le Cercle
Lane Kirkland12 March 192214 August 1999US labor leader (AFL-CIO/President for over 15 years) who spoke at the Jerusalem Conference on International Terrorism on "Terrorism and the Gulag". Bilderberg, Le Cercle, CFR, ...
Jeane Kirkpatrick19 November 19267 December 2006Neocon "terror expert", US Ambassador to the UN, Washington Conference on International Terrorism...
Henry Kissinger27 May 192329 November 2023US deep politician, 40+ Bilderbergs, Nobel peace prize, war criminal
Robert H. Knight27 February 191928 September 2006Chair of the New York Fed, Le Cercle.
Michael Ledeen1 August 1941"Washington's neoconservative guru", Bilderberg, Le Cercle...
Ronald Lehman25 March 1946US expert on foreign nations' nuclear weapons. Visited Le Cercle in 1989.
John Lenczowski20 July 1950Spooky founder of the IWP
Winston Lord14 August 1937Former Bilderberg Steering committee, bonesman, CFR
Richard McCormack6 March 1941Deep politician a long history and connections back to Vietnam, Nixon administration, succeeded Ted Shackley as US Chair of Le Cercle.
George Meany16 August 189410 January 1980AFL-CIO/President 1955-79, Le Cercle
Constantin Menges1 September 193911 July 2004Latin American specialist for the National Security Council and the Central Intelligence Agency. At RAND in the 1960s, he laid the foundations for the Reagan doctrine of support to insurgent groups to destabilize communist governments. Deeply involved in the support for the Nicaraguan contras. Nicknamed "Menges Khan", he attended Le Cercle in 1985.
George Mitchell20 August 1933Le Cercle
Chester A. Nagle18 June 191920 January 2001US Deep state operative, CIA, member of Task Group Alpha, an associate of Ted Shackley
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