Colin Gubbins

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Person.png Colin Gubbins   Amazon Powerbase SpartacusRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(spook, soldier, deep politician?)
Colin Gubbins.jpg
Born1896-07-02
Japan
Died1976-02-11 (Age 79)
Stornoway
NationalityUK
Member ofBilderberg/Steering committee
Bilderberg invitee and spook

Employment.png CD of The Special Operations Executive

In office
September 1943 - 15 January 1946
Preceded byCharles Jocelyn Hambro

Major General Sir Colin Gubbins ran the Special Operations Executive during World War II and helped get the Bilderberg meetings established.

Bilderberg

Colin Gubbins was one of a dozen men whom Józef Retinger consulted when setting up the Bilderberg group.[1] Gubbins was invited to the inaugural 1954 meeting. He also attended several later meetings.[2]

 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Bilderberg/195429 May 195431 May 1954Netherlands
Hotel Bilderberg
Oosterbeek
The first Bilderberg meeting, attended by 68 men from Europe and the US, including 20 businessmen, 25 politicians, 5 financiers & 4 academics.
Bilderberg/1955 March18 March 195520 March 1955France
Barbizon
The second Bilderberg meeting, held in France. Just 42 guests, fewer than any other.
Bilderberg/195611 May 195613 May 1956Denmark
Fredensborg
The 4th Bilderberg meeting, with 147 guests, in contrast to the generally smaller meetings of the 1950s. Has two Bilderberg meetings in the years before and after
Bilderberg/1957 February15 February 195717 February 1957US
St Simons Island
Georgia (State)
The earliest ever Bilderberg in the year, number 5, was also first one outside Europe.
Bilderberg/1957 October4 October 19576 October 1957Italy
Fiuggi
The 6th Bilderberg meeting, the latest ever in the year and the first one in Italy.
Bilderberg/195813 September 195815 September 1958Buxton
UK
The 7th Bilderberg and the first one in the UK. 72 guests
Bilderberg/196028 May 196029 May 1960Switzerland
Bürgenstock
The 9th such meeting and the first one in Switzerland. 61 participants + 4 "in attendance". The meeting report contains a press statement, 4 sentences long.
Bilderberg/196121 April 196123 April 1961Canada
Quebec
St-Castin
The 10th Bilderberg, the first in Canada and the 2nd outside Europe.
Bilderberg/196218 May 196220 May 1962Sweden
Saltsjöbaden
The 11th Bilderberg meeting and the first one in Sweden.
Bilderberg/196329 March 196331 March 1963France
Cannes
Hotel Martinez
The 12th Bilderberg meeting and the second one in France.
Bilderberg/196420 March 196422 March 1964US
Virginia
Williamsburg
A year after this meeting, the post of GATT/Director-General was set up, and given Eric Wyndham White, who attended the '64 meeting. Several subsequent holders have been Bilderberg insiders, only 2 are not known to have attended the group.


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