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.


 

Events Participated in

EventDateLocation(s)
Bilderberg/196218 May 1962 - 20 May 1962Saltsjöbaden
Sweden
Bilderberg/196329 March 1963 - 31 March 1963Hotel Martinez
Cannes
France
Bilderberg/196420 March 1964 - 22 March 1964Williamsburg
Virginia
US
Bilderberg/19652 April 1965 - 4 April 1965Villa d'Este
Italy
Bilderberg/196625 March 1966 - 27 March 1966Wiesbaden
Germany
Hotel Nassauer Hof
Bilderberg/196731 March 1967 - 2 April 1967UK
United Kingdom
St John's College (Cambridge)
Bilderberg/196826 April 1968 - 28 April 1968Mont Tremblant
Canada
Bilderberg/19699 May 1969 - 11 May 1969Hotel Marienlyst
Elsinore
Denmark
Bilderberg/197017 April 1970 - 19 April 1970Hotel Quellenhof
Bad Ragaz
Switzerland
Bilderberg/197221 April 1972 - 23 April 1972Hotel La Reserve
Knokke
Belgium


References

  1. Simonen, Salama (1950). Mitä Missä Milloin 1951. Helsinki: Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava. p. 14.

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