Denis de Rougement

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Born8 September 1906
Couvet, Canton of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died1985-12-06 (Age 79)
Geneva, Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Alma materUniversity of Neuchâtel
SpouseSimone Vion
Attended the first 4 Bilderbergs. Promoted European federalism

Denis de Rougement


In 1940, after having authored a sharp column in a Swiss newspaper which infuriated the German government, he was sent to the United States and administered French broadcasting for the Voice of America.

After WWII, he promoted European federalism. He founded in Geneva the "Centre Européen de la Culture" in 1950


Events Participated in

Bilderberg/195429 May 195431 May 1954Netherlands
Hotel Bilderberg
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
The second Bilderberg meeting, held in France. Just 42 guests, fewer than any other.
Bilderberg/1955 September23 September 195525 September 1955Germany
The third Bilderberg, in West Germany. The subject of a report by Der Spiegel which inspired a heavy blackout of subsequent meetings.
Bilderberg/195611 May 195613 May 1956Denmark
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


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