Georges Berthoin

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Person.png Georges Berthoin   NNDB WikidataRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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Born17 May 1925
Alma materUniversity of Grenoble, Sciences Po, Harvard University
ParentsJean Berthoin
Member ofTrilateral Commission

Georges Berthoin worked on the European Coal & Steel Community.


"After a period as Head of Staff in the Superpréfecture of Alsace-Lorraine-Champagne (1950-52), he joined the European Civil Service, and served as Principal Private Secretary to Jean Monnet, President of the High Authority of the new European Coal & Steel Community (ECSC). Mr. Berthoin first took up duties in London in 1956 as Deputy Chief Representative of the ECSC. Between 1978-81, he was International Chairman of the European Movement and since, International Honorary Chairman. He was a member of the Nine Wise Men Group on Africa (1988-89), and is a member of the Board of Aspen, Berlin and of the International Peace Academy in New York. Mr. Berthoin is Honorary Chairman of the Jean Monnet Association and was a Trilateral Commission Task Force author on The Reform of International Institutions (1976, with C. Fred Bergsten and Kinhide Mushakoji)."[1]


Berthoin was a member of the European coal and steel commission cabinet. Berthoin has revealed the initial idea of the EU was to create a closer union.[2]


Events Participated in

Bilderberg/197722 April 197724 April 1977Imperial Hotel
The 25th Bilderberg, held in Torquay, England.
Bilderberg/198214 May 198216 May 1982Norway
The 30th Bilderberg, held in Norway.
Bilderberg/198313 May 198315 May 1983Canada
Château Montebello
The 31st Bilderberg, held in Canada
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