Matthew B. Ridgway

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Person.png Matthew B. Ridgway  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Fort Monroe, Virginia, U.S.
Died1993-07-26 (Age 98)
Fox Chapel, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Member ofCommittee on the Present Danger/Members

Employment.png Supreme Allied Commander Europe Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
30 May 1952 - 11 Jul 1953
Preceded byDwight Eisenhower
Succeeded byAlfred Gruenther


Matthew B. Ridgway had left the job of Supreme Allied Commander Europe before the first Bilderberg meeting. All subsequent SACEURs attended the group at least once, until John Shalikashvili (1992-1993), after which attendance seems to have become the exception rather than the rule.

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