Urs Schwarz

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Born25 February 1905
Died12 October 1996 (Age 91)
Alma materUniversity of Zurich, Harvard Law School
Member ofInternational Institute for Strategic Studies
Attended 2 Bilderbergs in the 1960s as ex International Press Institute/President

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.[1]

He was an editor in the NZZ from 1942-65.


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Events Participated in

Bilderberg/196625 March 196627 March 1966Germany
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/196731 March 19672 April 1967St John's College (Cambridge)
Possibly the only Bilderberg meeting held in a university college rather than a hotel (St. John's College, Cambridge)
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