Johan Nykopp

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Person.png Johan Nykopp  Rdf-icon.png
(diplomat)
Born27 May 1906
Le Vésinet, France
Died28 April 1993 (Age 86)
Helsinki

Johan A. Nykopp was a Finnish diplomat and long time Bilderberger. He became the CEO of the Finnish Employers' Union and then Managing Director of Oy Tampella Ab from 1962 to 1972.

Career

J.K. Paasikivi and his team returning from the Moscow theater hostage crisis on October 16, 1939. On the left, Aarno Yrjö-Koskinen, in the center of Paasikivi and his right Johan Nykopp and Colonel Aladár Paasonen.

Nykopp served for a long time diplomat in the 1930s in the Soviet Union, first as a delegation assistant in Moscow from 1931 to 1935 and later as a Finnish Consul to Leningrad from 1935 to 1937. In February-March 1939, Nykopp was a member of the Finnish trade delegation.

In the autumn of 1939, Nykopp participated in the Moscow negotiations before the Winter War with J. K. Paasikivi as secretary to the Finnish delegation. After the war years, Nykopp served as Deputy Head of the Department for Trade Policy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1945 to 1947 and as Head of Division until 1951. Nykopp returned from the Moscow trade negotiations on February 24, 1950. He was replaced by Uuno Takki.[1]

In the 1950s he served as Finnish Envoy to the United States from 1951 to 1954 (Ambassador from 1954 to 1958) and to Cuba from 1951 to 1958 and to Colombia from 1954 to 1958 and to Venezuela from 1954 to 1958, and to Mexico from 1951 to 1958.


27 May 1906|28 April 1993| 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)
Bilderberg/196218 May 196220 May 1962Sweden
Saltsjöbaden
Bilderberg/196329 March 196331 March 1963France
Cannes
Hotel Martinez
Bilderberg/196420 March 196422 March 1964US
Virginia
Williamsburg
Bilderberg/19652 April 19654 April 1965Italy
Villa d'Este
Bilderberg/196625 March 196627 March 1966Germany
Wiesbaden
Hotel Nassauer Hof
Bilderberg/196731 March 19672 April 1967St John's College (Cambridge)
UK
England
Bilderberg/196826 April 196828 April 1968Canada
Mont Tremblant
Bilderberg/19699 May 196911 May 1969Denmark
Hotel Marienlyst
Elsinore
Bilderberg/197017 April 197019 April 1970Switzerland
Hotel Quellenhof
Bad Ragaz
Bilderberg/197221 April 197223 April 1972Belgium
Hotel La Reserve
Knokke


References

  1. Simonen, Salama (1950). Mitä Missä Milloin 1951. Helsinki: Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava. p. 14.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text"). Template:Fi