Jean de la Garde
| Jean de la Garde|
|Born||29 March 1908|
|Died||11 January 1984 (Age 75)|
|Parents|| • Henri Vyau de Lagarde|
• Marie-Calixte Vyau de Lagarde
Jean de la Garde is tentatively identified as a French diplomat, also spelled Jean Vyau de Lagarde.
Son of Henri and Marie-Calixte Vyau de Lagarde, Count Jean de Lagarde had a brilliant diplomatic career in the service of France. Successively posted in Warsaw then in Bucharest as secretary of the Legation, he participated in a "Balkans" network which passed, with the help of Colonel Neuhauser, political, military and economic information on Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria to the Gaullist (Free French) intelligence branches in Istanbul and Beirut. The network also protected and aided the passage to Turkey of French prisoners of war who escaped from the German camps of annexed Poland.
A convinced European, the Comte de Lagarde was an officer of the Legion of Honor, Commander of the National Order of Merit.
Event Participated in
|Bilderberg/1957 February||15 February 1957||17 February 1957||US|
St Simons Island
|The earliest ever Bilderberg in the year, number 5, was also first one outside Europe.|