| Urs Schwarz |
|Born||25 February 1905|
|Died||12 October 1996 (Age 91)|
|Alma mater||University of Zurich, Harvard Law School|
|Member of||International Institute for Strategic Studies|
Urs Schwarz was an editor for the influential Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung 1942-65.
He was co-founder of the International Press Institute in 1950 and member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and its Executive Committee in London, where he was an author of papers on contemporary and strategic issues.
He studied Law at the University of Zurich, where he obtained a degree in 1928. After a subsequent commercial and insurance technical training, he studied in 1931, with the help of a fellowship, at Harvard Law School.
From 1932 to 1934 he worked for the Zurich Insurance in Barcelona. After completing a traineeship in the editorial department of the Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ), he worked for this important Swiss newspaper as foreign correspondent in 1935 in Paris, from 1936 to 1939 during the civil war in Spain and during the Second World War from 1940 to 1941 in Berlin. His activity as a correspondent in Spain was marked by Franco-friendly reporting.
He was an editor in the NZZ from 1942-65.
- John F Kennedy 1917-1963
Events Participated in
|Bilderberg/1966||25 March 1966||27 March 1966||Germany|
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/1967||31 March 1967||2 April 1967||St John's College (Cambridge)|
|Possibly the only Bilderberg meeting held in a university college rather than a hotel (St. John's College, Cambridge)|