Joseph Retinger

Passport

Source and copyright

Source: CVCE.

Photo: Archives historiques de l'Union européenne, Florence, Villa Il Poggiolo. Dépôts, DEP. Mouvement européen, ME. ME 406.

Copyright: (c) Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l'Europe (CVCE)
All rights of reproduction, of public communication, of adaptation, of distribution or of dissemination via Internet, internal network or any other means are strictly reserved in all countries. Consult the legal notice and the terms and conditions of use regarding this site.

Photo: (c) Historical Archives of the European Union-Florence
All rights of reproduction, public communication, adaptation, distribution or dissemination via Internet, internal network or any other means are strictly reserved in all countries. The documents available on this Web site are the exclusive property of their authors or right holders. Requests for authorisation are to be addressed to the authors or right holders concerned. Further information may be obtained by referring to the legal notice and the terms and conditions of use regarding this site.

This document is also available in…

Joseph Retinger
Date and place of birth
17/04/1888 in Kraków
Date and place of death
12/06/1960 in London
Nationality
Polish then British
Offices held
Director of the London Office of the Polish National Committee (1912–1914)
Representative in the United Kingdom of the Polish Socialist Party (1924–1928)
Personal Adviser to General Plutarco Calles, President of the Republic of Mexico (1919–1936)
Personal Adviser to General W. Sikorski, Prime Minister of Poland (1939–1943)
Initiator of the Interallied Committee of Foreign Ministers (1942–1944)
Co-founder of the Independent League for European Cooperation (1946–1948) and Secretary-General of the European League for Economic Cooperation (1948–1960)
Member of the International Committee of the Movements for European Unity (1947–1948)
Secretary-General of the European Movement (1948–1950)
Co-founder of the Bilderberger Group (1952–1959)