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The 1959 Bilderberg Report
Date18 September 1959 - 20 September 1959
LocationYesilkoy,  Turkey
ParticipantsPrince Bernhard, Ernst van der Beugel, Joseph E. Johnson, Giovanni Agnelli, Nureddin Fuad Alpkartal, Enrico Anzilotti, Tekin Ariburun, Charles Arliotis, David Astor, A. G. Aukes, George W. Ball, Burhan Belge, F. M. Bennett, Fritz Berg, Nuri Birgi, Erik Boheman, Walter E. Boveri, Karl Brandt, Max Brauer, W. Randolph Burgess, Arthur H. Dean, Vecdi Diker, J. S. Duncan, Clarence Dunlap, Hans Engen, Fritz Erler, Melih Esenbel, John H. Ferguson, Nail Gidel, Walter L. Gordon, Michael Heilperin, H. J. Heinz II, Leif Høegh, Paul G. Hoffman, Kurt-Georg Kiesinger, Norman Kipping, E. N. van Kleffens, Klaus Mehnert, Adnan Menderes, Finn Moe, Mike Monroney, Georges J. Morisot, Rudolf Mueller, George Nebolsine, Jacques Piette, Harry Pilkington, Andre Puget, Pietro Quaroni, David Rockefeller, Jacques Rueff, Paul Rykens, Pasquale Saraceno, Manoel M. Sarmento Rodrigues, Selim Sarper, Carlo Schmid, P. W. Segers, Frido von Senger und Etterlin, John Slessor, A. H. Smith, Paul-Henri Spaak, Cyrus Sulzberger, Selahattin Tokay, Ahmet Tokus, E. de Vries, Otto Wolff von Amerongen, Kenneth Younger, Paul van Zeeland, Fatin Rüştü Zorlu
PerpetratorsBilderberg/Steering committee
Witnessed byFrank Darvall, W. Drexelius, Robert Grey, John Pomian, A. Saint-Mleux, Z. Tepedelen
DescriptionThe 8th Bilderberg and the first in Turkey. 60 guests.

The 1959 Bilderberg Meeting was the eighth such meeting and the first one in Turkey. It had 60 participants from 10 European countries, the United States and Canada.[1] It was held at Yesilkoy, Turkey.[1] The 68 guests included 13 business executives, 22 politicians, 1 financiers, 5 editors/journalists and 4 academics. The next meeting was the 1960 Bilderberg.


The 1959 Bilderberg Agenda has been leaked and is now online.[1]

1. Review Of Developments Since The Seventh Conference In September 1958

A paper on The Berlin Crisis was written by Charles Burton Marshall.[2]

2. Unity And Division In Western Policy

What are the positive and negative implications of recent strategic developments for the West?

What are the Western objectives in international economic development and how can we achieve them?

What are the elements in the evolving picture in tropical Africa that may affect Western unity?

Press Statement

The meeting report contains a brief (5 sentence) press statement.


Known Participants

64 of the 68 of the participants already have pages here:

Gianni AgnelliItalian industrialist, 37 Bilderbergs
Fuat AlpkartalA Turkish officer with strong ties to the Turkish intelligence community and a former Military Attaché in Washington. Attended the 1959 Bilderberg.
Otto Wolff von AmerongenBilderberg Advisory Committee member, deep politician
Enrico AnzilottiGovernor of Italian Somaliland from 1957-1958. Attended the 1959 Bilderberg
Tekin AriburunAttended the 1959 Bilderberg as Commander of the Turkish Air Force. Retired in 1960 because he was against the military coup. Briefly acting President of Turkey in 1973.
Charles ArliotisGreek banker and Minister of Coordination. Bilderberg Steering committee member in the 1960s
David AstorThe Observer Editor for over 25 years, attended 2 Bilderbergs in the 1950s
A. G. AukesDirector of the Dutch Africa-institute, of which Prince Bernhard was President. Bilderberg 1959.
George BallUS deep politician who attended all 40 Bilderberg meetings up to his death, he helped make key decisions about post-WW2 Europe.
Burhan BelgeTurkish diplomat. First husband of Zsa Zsa Gabor, father of Murat Belge
Frederic BennettParliamentary Private Secretary to Reginald Maudling, Privy Counsellor, Bilderberg Steering committee
Ernst van der BeugelDutch deep politician, 34 Bilderbergs, on both the Advisory & Steering committees
Bernhard von BiesterfeldNazi arms dealer. Alleged bodyguard of Hitler, early member of the SS, requested presidency under Hitler during WW2. An early leader of the Dutch Deep State, founded Dutch division of Operation Gladio named Inlichtingen en Operatiën, co-founded Bilderberg as Steering Committee chairman. Started 1001 Club, WWF, Rijkens Club. Linked to Klaas Bruinsma.
Nuri Birgi23 Bilderbergs, Turkish Permanent Representative to NATO
Erik BohemanSwedish diplomat, 4 Bilderbergs from 1958 to 1962. Some Wallenberg Sphere connections.
Walter BoveriAttended the Bilderbergs from 1959 to 1962
Karl BrandtGerman/US agricultural economist who attended the 1959 Bilderberg.
Max BrauerMayor of Hamburg. One of a dozen men whom Józef Retinger consulted when setting up the Bilderberg
W. Randolph BurgessAttended two Bilderbergs in the 1950s as US Ambassador to NATO. Chairman of Atlantic Council.
Arthur DeanChairman and senior partner of Sullivan & Cromwell, where he worked closely with John Foster Dulles
Vecdi DikerUS-educated Turkish engineer and Directorate of Highways. Early Bilderberg guest.
James DuncanLittle known member of the Bilderberg Steering Committee.
Clarence DunlapCanadian air force officer who was at NATO in 1959. Deputy commander-in-chief of NORAD in the 1960s.
Hans EngenPermanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations for 5 years, reportedly died in a skiing accident
Fritz ErlerSPD Deputy chair. Attended all Bilderberg meetings from 1955 September to his death in 1967, aged 53
Melih EsenbelSingle Bilderberger, Three time Turkish ambassador to the United States
Frido von Senger und EtterlinGeneral in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II, who helped rebuild the German army after the war. Attended Königswinter conferences and the 1959 Bilderberg.
John FergusonUS lawyer, attended the first Bilderberg and 7 others in the 1950s. US Ambassador to Morocco 1962-64
Nail GidelAttended the 1959 Bilderberg as Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
Walter GordonTriple Bilderberger, President of the Canadian Privy Council
Michael HeilperinPolish economist friend and colleague of Ludwig von Mises who attended 5 Bilderbergs up to 1960.
Paul HoffmanFive time early Bilderberger, UNDP administrator
Leif HöeghBilderberg Steering committee, as was his son
H. John Heinz II34 Bilderberg meetings, Bilderberg Steering & Advisory Committees
Joseph JohnsonInaugural US secretary of the annual Bilderberg, Bilderberg Steering committee member.
Kurt Georg KiesingerFive early Bilderbergs, German Chancellor. Possible tool of the BND
Norman KippingDirector-General of the Federation of British Industries from 1946 to 1965. Attended Bilderberg/1959.
E. N. van KleffensDutch Bilderberger, heavy Bilderberg habit, President of the United Nations General Assembly 1954-55
Klaus MehnertGerman scientist who attended the 1959 Bilderberg
Adnan MenderesTurkish PM for 10 years. In this role he attended 2 Bilderbergs in the 1950s
Finn MoeTransatlantic and pro-EU Norwegian politician who attended the First Bilderberg and two more in the 1950s
Mike MonroneyUS politician who attended two early Bilderbergs
Rudolf MuellerConsulted by Józef Retinger when setting up the Bilderberg group
George NebolsineCFR, Russian born naturalised US lawyer who attended all Bilderberg meetings until his death the day after the 1964 Bilderberg.
Jacques PiettePenta-Bilderberg French politician
Harry PilkingtonAttended the first Bilderberg as President of the Federation of British Industries, and two more in the 1950s
Andre PugetFrench Deputy of the Air Staff who he worked at SHAPE.
Pietro QuaroniOne of a dozen men whom Józef Retinger consulted when setting up the Bilderberg group
David RockefellerUS deep politician. CFR founder. Only person to attend over 50 Bilderberg meetings.
Manoel Sarmento RodriguesPortuguese colonial administrator trying to keep the empire intact with reforms. Attended the 1959 Bilderberg meeting, where one of the topics was "What are the elements in the evolving picture in tropical Africa that may affect Western unity?"; and the 1960 Bilderberg meeting.
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Frank DarvallUK labour leader who attended 3 Bilderbergs in the 1950s
Wilhelm DrexeliusHamburg politician and Vice Mayor.
Robert GreyLittle known US "in attendance" at the 1959 Bilderberg
John PomianMulti-Bilderberg Polish nobleman who settled in the UK
André Saint-MleuxWitnessed the 1959 and 1960 Bilderbergs, Minister of State of Monaco from 1972-1981
Z. TepedelenUnidentified Turkish witness at the 1959 Bilderberg
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