Matthew B. Ridgway

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Person.png Matthew B. Ridgway  Rdf-icon.png
Born 1895-03-03
Fort Monroe, Virginia, U.S.
Died 1993-07-26 (Age 98)
Fox Chapel, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Employment.png Supreme Allied Commander Europe Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
30 May 1952 - 11 Jul 1953
Employer NATO
Preceded by Dwight D. Eisenhower
Succeeded by Alfred Gruenther


Matthew B. Ridgway had left the job of Supreme Allied Commander Europe before the first Bilderberg meeting. All subsequent SACEURs attended the group at least once, until John Shalikashvili (1992-1993), after which attendance seems to have become the exception rather than the rule.

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