Monique Garnier-Lançon

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Person.png Monique Garnier-Lançon NamebaseRdf-icon.png
(spook, journalist)
Born1928 July 12
Privas, France
Member ofLe Cercle

Employment.png Adjointe au maire

In office
1977 - 1989
LocationParis,  France
Security advisor? Deputy Mayor?

Background

She studied History in Lyons from 1944-1946.

Career

Monique Garnier-Lançon was a journalist and producer for O.R.T.F. (Organisation de la Radio-Télévision Française) from 1962-1971. She was security advisor to Jacques Chirac and the French convenor of Le Cercle in the first half of the 1980s.

Le Cercle

The internal Cercle meeting records from June 1982 to February 1985 were included in the 52 manuscript box archive of papers of Monique Garnier-Lançon at the Hoover Institute,[1] and were first published on the web by deep politics researcher Joël van der Reijden.[2]

In her invitation to the banker Jean-Maxime Leveque in 1983, Monique Garnier-Lançon wrote that "The leaders of the free world can now examine the very grave problems which we face in order to determine together possible solutions and then to try to implement them, each in their respective sphere."[3] In 1986 Monique Garnier-Lançon stepped back from Le Cercle and her duties were taken over by Magdeleine Anglade.[4]

Connections

Joël van der Reijden writes that "her personal files show she has corresponded with Julian Amery (83), Giulio Andreotti (85-91), Franz Josef Bach (83), Brian Crozier (82-93), Valery Giscard d'Estaing (74-88), Otto von Habsburg (82-89), Jacques G. Jonet (82-87), Jeane Kirkpatrick (82-84), Karl-Heinz Narjes (83). She has also corresponded with Richard Allen (84-86), George H. W. Bush (81), Alfred Cahen (87-88), Lord Chalfont (85-87), Jacques Chirac (78-89), General Robert Close (82-86), 'Paul S. Cutter' aka Paul Sjeklocha (82-84), Karl-Uwe von Hassel (85), Denis Healey (86), David Dreier, Jacques Foccart (71, 87) Fred Iklé (85-86), Thierry de Montbrial (82-88), Helmut Kohl (82-94), Sven Kraemer (85), Melvin Lasky (85), Robert McFarlane (85), Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger (87), François Mitterrand (89-93), Richard Pipes (83), Ronald and Nancy Reagan (84-85), John Rees (84-87), Alfredo Sanchez Bella (83-87)), Ted Shackley (83), Giovanni Spadolini (83), Margaret Thatcher (85), Caspar Weinberger (84). Also in contact with Resistance International 1982-1987, set up in Paris by Soviet defectors as Eduard Kuznetsov, Vladimir Maximov, Alexandra Schmidt and Olga Svintsvova".[2]


 

Events Participated in

EventDateLocation(s)Description
Le Cercle/1982 (Wildbad Kreuth)11 June 1982 - 13 June 1982Wildbad Kreuth, West Germany
Le Cercle/1983 (Bonn)30 June 1983 - 3 July 1983Bonn
Germany
Le Cercle/1984 (Bonn)5 July 1984 - 7 July 1984Bonn
Germany
Le Cercle/1984 (Capetown)12 January 1984 - 15 January 1984Stellenbosch, Capetown, South Africa
Le Cercle/1985 (Washington)7 January 1985 - 10 January 1985Washington DC
US


References