Peter Thiel

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(venture capitalist, billionaire, financier)
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BornPeter Andreas Thiel
Frankfurt am Main, West Germany
CitizenshipGermany,  United States,  New Zealand
Alma materStanford University, Stanford Law School
SpouseMatt Danzeisen
Founder ofPalantir Technologies, PayPal
Member ofBilderberg/Steering committee
Interests • Life extension
• Technology
• transhumanism
• parabiosis
PartyLibertarian Party
Billion financier, Bilderberger

Peter Thiel is a billionaire member of the Bilderberg Steering Committee whom Sam Biddle described for The Intercept in 2017 as "one of the American political mainstream’s most notorious figures".[1] His first Bilderberg was in 2008 and he has attended all subsequent meetings (since 2012, together with together with co-founder of Palantir, Alex Karp).


He has worked for Sullivan & Cromwell. In 1998 Thiel co-founded PayPal together with Max Levchin. He sold it in 2004. He founded Palantir with Alex Karp and Joe Lonsdale in 2004, a company which at least by 2008 was collaborating with GCHQ.[1]


Born in Germany, he was granted New Zealand citizenship in 2011, after a donation of NZ$1 million ($730,000) to the Christchurch earthquake relief effort, although only having visited 4 times.[2]


“I believe that it is always important to exchange views with people, no matter what their perspectives are. I think we have a lot of problems in our society and we need to be finding ways to talk to people. We need to find ways to talk to people where not everything is completely transparent. Libertarianism is not synonymous with radical transparency. That’s often an argument that Stasi would make in East Germany, when everything had to be monitored by society. And I think you have the best conversations in smaller groups where not everything is being monitored. That’s how you can have very honest conversations and you can think better about the future.”
Peter Thiel (2016)  [3]

Thiel describes himself as a "libertarian", has opposed women's suffrage[4] and has been a huge supporter of Ron Paul.[5] He has invested in online media such as Reddit.


Thiel has been funding private research into a range of topics, from helping to extend the human lifespan[6] to the harnessing of fusion power.[7]

“I'm looking into parabiosis stuff, which I think is really interesting. This is where they did the young blood into older mice and they found that had a massive rejuvenating effect,” he said. “And so that’s . . . that is one that . . . again, it’s one of these very odd things where people had done these studies in the 1950s and then it got dropped altogether. I think there are a lot of these things that have been strangely under-explored.”
Peter Thiel [8]
Allegedly, Thiel “spends $40,000 per quarter to get an infusion of blood from an 18-year-old"


Tom Scocca wrote in 2016 about the shuttering of Gawker that "a lie with a billion dollars behind it is stronger than the truth. Peter Thiel has shut down"[9]


Events Participated in

Bilderberg/200731 May 20073 June 2007Turkey
Bilderberg/20085 June 20088 June 2008US
Bilderberg/200914 May 200917 May 2009Greece
The 57th Bilderberg
Bilderberg/20103 June 20106 June 2010Spain
Hotel Dolce Sitges
Bilderberg/20119 June 201112 June 2011Switzerland
Hotel Suvretta
St. Moritz
Bilderberg/201231 May 20123 June 2012US
Bilderberg/20136 June 20139 June 2013Watford
The 2013 Bilderberg group meeting.
Bilderberg/201429 May 20141 June 2014Denmark
Marriott Hotel
Bilderberg/201511 June 201514 June 2015Austria
Bilderberg/20169 June 201612 June 2016Germany
The 2016 Bilderberg meeting took place in Dresden, Germany.
Bilderberg/20171 June 20174 June 2017US
The 65th Bilderberg Meeting
Bilderberg/20187 June 201810 June 2018Italy
Hotel Torino Lingotto Congress
The 66th Bilderberg Meeting, in Turin, Italy, known for months in advance after an unprecedented leak by the Serbian government.
Bilderberg/201930 May 20192 June 2019Switzerland
Hotel Montreux Palace
The 67th Bilderberg Meeting