Pick your subject.Matthew 22 Jesus( YAHushua) 37 And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. 38 This is the great and first commandment. 39 And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.



Here is a study of some of the world powers and societies...





The secret government

With the war at an end, the world was at the mercy of the Global Elite. Europe was devastated, physically, emotionally, mentally, spiritually and economically - as it was planned to be.

The enormity of the deceit may be hard to comprehend as you survey those endless rows of white gravestones in the war cemeteries of France, but those young men and women did not die for freedom in its true sense. They died to satisfy the Elite agenda for global domination and, on a higher level, to deepen the control of the Prison Warders on the Fourth Dimension. Of course, if those soldiers on both sides had known that, there would have been no war. Instead, they were presented with a story that the Nazis were a uniquely evil creation that had to be stopped by the forces of goodness, freedom, and virtue. Again, another black and white fantasy.


The Nazi philosophy was unspeakable, but it was also the philosophy of those who controlled the Allies. The same forces funded and manipulated both of them. At the end of World War II, the United States was the most powerful country on Earth. It had bankrolled the war and, through the lend-lease system of supplying armaments on the basis of ‘have now, pay later’, Europe was drowning in debt to the American - Elite-controlled - bankers. Roosevelt had told Churchill years earlier that the British Empire would have to be dismantled and now that was a certainty. Britain’s long period of pre-eminence was over, destroyed by the two World Wars.


For me, Britain should never have had an ‘empire’ in the first place, but we need to keep our eyes on why it was brought to an end by those plotting their own world supremacy. If you read the Illuminati Protocols (which I included in The Robots’ Rebellion), you will see that the use of debt and wars as a means of control was precisely what the manipulators had always planned. These protocols came to light late in the last century and, although they have been condemned as a ‘forgery’, they tell the story of the twentieth century with remarkable accuracy. Whoever wrote them knew what was coming. The debt they talk about was to grow still more, with the European countries borrowing heavily from America, to rebuild their towns and cities in the aftermath of all the bombing that had gone on.

The United States (Global Elite) introduced its Grand Area strategy to control Western Europe, the whole of the Western hemisphere, the Middle and Far East, and the former British Empire. The Third World was essential to this policy. In the words of a 1949 memo by the US State Department, the Third World would “.. .fulfill its major function as a source of raw materials and a market for industrial capitalist societies”.1 Put another way, it was going to be mentally, emotionally, and physically raped.


George Kennan at the State Department even suggested at this time that Europe might enjoy a ‘psychological lift’ from exploiting Africa, as declassified documents reveal.2 Vital to this plan was to ensure that no country, particularly in the Third World, was allowed to delink from Elite economic domination and run their economy for the benefit of the people. This so called ‘threat of a good example’, which others might follow, led to slaughter across South and Central America and the East, including Vietnam. Henry Kissinger (Comm 300) would call the introduction of social and economic reforms in Third World countries a ‘virus’ that, if allowed to thrive, would ‘infect’ a much wider area.3 Or, as Secretary of State Dean Acheson (Comm 300) said in the late 1940s, “One rotten apple can spoil the barrel”.


The Elite’s barrel. The more terror that could be used against leaders and people trying to eliminate dependency on the Elite bankers and multinationals, the less likely it was that anyone else would try it. This was the fundamental and base motivation behind the United States (Elite) strategy which engineered the horrors in Vietnam, Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Brazil, Italy, Chile, the Dominican Republic, Laos, Grenada, Honduras, Iran, and Indonesia.


You would need a map of the world to list them all. Behind these events and the overthrow of democratically elected governments were many of the Nazis employed all over the world by the CIA. The SS officer and Gestapo chief, Klaus Barbie, the ‘Butcher of Lyon’, was one who was employed by the Americans to spy on the French. For hundreds, if not thousands, of Hitler’s men who were bankrolled by the CIA, it was ‘business as usual’ after the ‘defeat’ of Nazism.


The manipulation was happening on many levels, but the most important goal was to cause so much conflict between nation states (the problem), that public opinion would demand that something must be done (the reaction), and the Elite could then unveil its long-term plan for centralized global institutions under the control of a tiny clique (the solution).

In summary, the foundation themes of the Elite’s plan immediately after the war were the following:

• To introduce a world authority called the United Nations (with associated bodies like the World Health Organization), which could evolve into a world government with powers to control the lives of everyone on the planet.
• To continue to cause conflicts across the world and to use the fear of the Soviet Union to massively increase spending on nuclear weapons and ‘conventional’ weapons, thus adding to the terror of nuclear war and demands for global security. To set up an American-European defense alliance (which was called the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)) and a United Nations ‘peace’ keeping force, which, through the engineering of conflicts, would eventually be fused together to form the world army.
• To create three ‘free trade’ regions in Europe, the Americas, and Asia, which would be sold to people initially as merely economic groupings. Gradually, however, these would be evolved into centralized political unions, with one central bank and one currency. These would be stepping-stones to the introduction of the same institutions on a global scale. The European Economic Community, now the European Union, was the first of these, but the other two are now underway, also.
• To advance the control of public opinion and to research and expand the understanding of how to manipulate the human psyche, individually and collectively. Today this agenda includes the microchipping of people and their permanent connection to a global computer.
• To create a welfare state while destroying alternatives to the economic system and, when the desired dependency had been achieved, to dismantle that state welfare support, so creating a vast underclass without help or hope.
• To make fantastic amounts of money in the course of realising all of these ambitions via the Elite-controlled companies and banks.
• To continually add to the debt burdens of people, business, and state, thus increasing the control exerted over them.

The approach which was followed to hoodwink public thinking was painfully predictable, but highly effective: Discredit the nation state. This was laid out during the War by the German economist and refugee, Hans Heymann, who produced his Plan for Permanent Peace using funds given by... the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. In this work he said:

“Nations have created international disharmony in the vain belief that harmony in our society can be achieved on a national basis...This narrow-minded approach has left us one strong hope, namely, that this fallacious concept may hold only during a transitional period...After the debacle [World War Two] an international organization will be imperative, for the well-being of society as a whole.”4

It was classic problem-reaction-solution. In 1945, the original Round Table secret society had two main offshoots - the Royal Institute of International Affairs (RIIA) at Chatham House in London (which had branches in many other parts of the world), and the RIIA’s United States branch, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York (which had branches across the United States).


In the post-war years, these would be joined by the Bilderberg Group (Bil), the Trilateral Commission (TC), and the Club of Rome (CR) to form a highly effective network of manipulation which comprises a very significant element of the secret government of the world - a government that is far more powerful than any elected authority (Figure 7).

Figure 7


You will find the membership of these organizations among the elite of global politics and political ‘advisors’, banking, oil companies, multinational corporations, media owners, executives and journalists, the military, the law, and education. They
the secret government within organizations, infiltrating these spheres of influence and secretly promoting the Global Elite agenda. The majority of their colleagues and employees have no idea what is going on or how they are being used. As with the Round Table, there are distinct circles of people within these front groups.

There is an elite core who work full time for the cause; a circle of members who know the agenda and work within their own organizations to achieve it; and an outer circle of members who are not aware of the real and full implications but are useful to the manipulators in the short term. Not everyone who is a member of these organizations is a conscious manipulator and we need to use our intuition and the information presented by researchers to decide which ones know the score and which are being used without understanding what they are really involved in.


In this chapter, I will outline the background and influence of these groupings and of their associated power blocs, the United Nations and the European Union.



The Royal Institute of International Affairs (RIIA)

The Anglo-American Elite who met at the Versailles Peace Conference in Paris in 1919 formed the RIIA and the Council on Foreign Relations in 1920 and 1921, as discussed earlier. The so called ‘special relationship’ between Britain and America is, in fact, the relationship between the RIIA and the Council on Foreign Relations.


Today the Royal Institute, with the Queen as its patron, has an enormous effect on British and global policy. It is the British Foreign Office. So why, it can be fairly asked, has British economic and political power been curtailed? The answer is that the British manipulators are far more interested in creating a world government than in improving Britain as a country. If curtailing British economic power and the empire was necessary for this wider plan, then so be it. As with the ‘Jewish’ clique, their commitment is to the cause of the All-Seeing Eye cult, not the interests of the people.

At the time of this writing, the RIIA’s three joint presidents are Lord Carrington (Comm 300), the former Conservative cabinet minister (including Foreign Secretary), Secretary-General of NATO, member of the Trilateral Commission, and, from 1991, the chairman of the Bilderberg Group; Lord Callaghan of Cardiff, the former Labour Prime Minister, cabinet minister (including Foreign Secretary), and Bilderberg attendee; and Lord (Roy) Jenkins of Hillhead, a founding member in Europe of the Trilateral Commission, a Bilderberger, and the former Labour Cabinet minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer.


Lord Jenkins was one of the ‘Gang of Four’, along with former Labour Foreign Secretary, Lord (David) Owen (TC), who split the Labour Party in 1981 by launching their own Social Democratic Party (SDP). He was also a President of the European Commission and, together with people like the former Conservative Prime Minister, Edward Heath (Bil, TC), he is a passionate advocate of European union. The chairman of the RIIA is the former Conservative MP, Christopher (now Lord) Tugendhat, the chairman of the Abbey National Building Society and Governor of the Ditchley Foundation, which is a front for the New World Order, according to many researchers and published works.


Tugendhat describes the European Union as, “the most hopeful and beneficent political development to be undertaken in this part of the world this century.. .it is a brave and noble [sic] venture that I am proud to be able to serve”.5 The Institute names as ‘honorary presidents’ the “presidents and prime ministers of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries”.6


The presidents, prime ministers, and political elite throughout the world speak at the Institute, often under the secrecy of the ‘Chatham House Rule’. This says that:

“When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed; nor may it be mentioned that the information was received at a meeting of the Institute.”7

So much for open government.


The Institute is highly secretive and will not release details of its membership in high places. Why not, if it is only a ‘think tank’? What is there to hide? When I rang to ask for a list of members in the British Cabinet and Shadow Cabinet, I was told by the membership secretary that the names of individual members are never released. To join, you have to be nominated by two members who know you well and even then you might not pass the selection procedure. Running alongside this membership is another which is only allowed access to the Institute’s library.


This second form of membership helps to smokescreen what is going on elsewhere in the organization. The Institute is funded today, as it has been from the start, by the major global companies and banks. Its ‘Energy and Environment Programme’ is paid for by major oil companies, coal and electricity producers, and the Atomic Energy Authority.


My goodness, I bet that’s unbiased! Major corporate members of the RIIA are: Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York (J.P. Morgan); S.G. Warburg Group plc (before its takeover);8 Barings plc (before its mysterious and high profile collapse);9 the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office; the Ministry of Defence; the United States Embassy; the RTZ Corporation; Anglo-American Corporation of South Africa; British Petroleum; Shell International; Bank of England; Barclays Bank; Lloyds Bank; National Westminster Bank; Lazard Brothers; TSB Group; Abbey National; Midland Montagu; Coopers and Lybrand; Unilever; British American Tobacco Industries; British Aerospace; The Economist; Gerard Atkins and Co Ltd; John Swire and Sons Ltd; and Ente Nazionale Idrocarburi (ENI).

The other corporate members comprise a list of the world’s leading companies, countries, and media. Even the Church of England is in there, along with the African National Congress (ANC) and Amnesty International. Why is Amnesty International supporting an organization through which manipulation is orchestrated that adds massively to the number of political prisoners?


Media organizations supporting the RIIA include:

  • ABC News Intercontinental Inc

  • CBS News

  • NBC News Worldwide Inc

  • Britain’s Channel Four TV and Independent Television News (ITN)

  • Fuji Television

  • Der Spiegel

  • The European

  • The Financial Times

  • The Guardian

  • The Independent and Independent On Sunday

  • The Observer

  • Daily Telegraph

  • The Times

  • The Scotsman

  • The Yorkshire Post

  • Reuters, the international news agency

  • The New York Times

  • The Washington Post

  • The Wall Street Journal

  • The Reader’s Digest

  • and, quite outrageously for an organization claiming to be independent,

    • the BBC World Service

    • the BBC Monitoring Service

    • BBC Radio

Taxpayer funding and support for the RIIA is given not only by the British and Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Defence, but also the Cabinet Office, the Treasury, the Department of the Environment, the Department of Trade and Industry, Customs and Excise, and many other sources. The British Labour Party International Department is a corporate member, along with the Trades Union Congress (TUC), and so are other names we have seen throughout this book.


These include the Chase Manhattan Bank (the post-war amalgamation of the Rockefellers’ Chase Bank and the Rothschild/Warburg Bank of Manhattan), Morgan and Warburg companies and amalgamations, N.M. Rothschild and Sons Ltd, J. Henry Schroder (also acting as the bankers for the BBC charity, the Children in Need Appeal), the Ford Motor Company, and that population control organization so beloved of George Bush, the Planned Parenthood Federation. Another name which keeps coming up in my investigations is the Hambros Bank Ltd, which is also a corporate member of the RIIA.


The creation of a United States of Europe under centralized control is a major stepping-stone in the New World Order plan, and so it is appropriate and hardly surprising that the RIIA is also supported by the Commission of the European Communities, the European Parliament UK Office, the European Policy Advisers (UK) Ltd, European Round Table (how apt!) of Industrialists, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.10 The Institute is used as a private forum for the elite to sell their New World Order ideas to invited audiences and those with influence in the media, politics, education and commerce.


It is a lobbying organization, in effect, for the New World Order and a means (outside the ‘official’ government machine) through which deals can be done and events arranged without the knowledge of either the public or elected parliaments. It is more than that, however. It is a central and powerful pivot in the secret government network, with very close links to the British Royal Family and British Intelligence.


Again, most of the people involved with the RIIA do not realize how it is being used.


The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and The United Nations (UN)

The CFR is the Royal Institute, Stateside branch. The only major difference between them is that the CFR membership list is more widely available and some of its members have been so disturbed by what they have seen and heard that they have spoken out against it. Not many, but some. If only that were the case in Britain, where they leave the Americans standing when it comes to secrecy! Most of the ‘secrets’ that come to the surface in Britain are those which have been purposely leaked to undermine a politician, personality, or group, for some desired, manipulative end.


This general rule also applies in the US, but the British establishment has had longer to perfect its leak-proofing techniques. Since the formation of the CFR, every president of the United States has been a member except for Ronald Reagan. In truth Reagan was not president, his vice-president George Bush, a CFR member, was running the show. It was the Council on Foreign Relations, no doubt with RIIA input and coordination, that brought the United Nations (the successor to the League of Nations) into being. This was the jewel of the post-war manipulators and one of the main reasons the Second World War was fashioned.


By 1945, the world was understandably sick and tired of war and the public mind was open to anything that might prevent more human slaughter. Problem-reaction-solution brought forth the United Nations. The UN Charter was officially accepted by representatives of fifty countries at a meeting in San Francisco on June 26th 1945. But that was only the public culmination of years of behind-the scenes manoeuvring by the Council on Foreign Relations, which controlled the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt.


The writer, James Perloff, revealed the background to the UN in his 1988 book, The Shadows Of Power: The Council On Foreign Relations And The American Decline:

“In January 1943, the Secretary of State, Cordell Hull, formed a steering committee composed of himself, Leo Pasvolsky, Isaiah Bowman, Sumner Welles, Norman Davis, and Morton Taylor. All these men - with the exception of Hull - were in the CFR. Later known as the Informal Agenda Group, they drafted the original proposal for the United Nations. It was Bowman - a founder of the CFR and member of Colonel House’s old ‘Inquiry’ - who first put forward the concept. They called in three attorneys, all CFR men, who ruled that it was constitutional. Then they discussed it with Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 15th, 1944. The President approved the plan, and announced it to the public the same day.”11

In his book, The American LanguageH.L. Mencken suggests that the term ‘United Nations’ was decided by President Roosevelt during a meeting with Winston Churchill at the White House in December 1941, shortly before the attack on Pearl Harbor.12 The US delegation at the founding meeting of the UN was like a roll call of the CFR. It included Isaiah Bowman, Hamilton Fish Armstrong, Sumner Welles, Norman H. Davis, James T. Shotwell, and the Russian-born Leo Pasvolsky.


They were all CFR members who served during the war on Roosevelt’s Advisory Committee on Post-War Foreign Policies. In all, seventy-four CFR members were in the delegation. This was the vehicle through which the United Nations was manipulated into being. The US delegation at the San Francisco Conference also included:

  • John J. McCloy (CFR chairman from 1953-70, a member of the Committee of 300, the chairman of the Ford Foundation and the Rockefellers’ Chase Manhattan Bank, and friend and advisor to nine presidents from Roosevelt to Reagan)

  • John Foster Dulles (Hitler supporter, CFR founder, and soon to be Secretary of State)

  • Nelson Rockefeller (an arch manipulator, four times elected Governor of New York, and vice president in the administration of President Gerald Ford)

The attitude of John J. McCloy typified that of the manipulators who created the UN. He was a financial advisor to the Italian fascist government of Benito Mussolini and he played a significant role in Nazi Germany for the Harriman/Bush bank which was financing Hitler. McCloy sat in Hitler’s private box at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin at the invitation of Rudolf Hess and Hermann Goring.13 McCloy was also a member of the Bilderberg Group Steering Committee.

The secretary general of the conference was the State Department official and CFR member, Alger Hiss, later exposed as a secret agent employed by the Soviet Union. Hiss was executive secretary of the 1944 Dumbarton Oaks Conference, where he worked with Stalin’s man, Vyacheslav Molotov, on the details of the UN Charter. He was described as President Roosevelt’s ‘top international organization specialist’ at the Yalta Conference in the Crimea in February 1945, which was also attended by Churchill and Stalin. After guiding the UN into existence, Hiss was made president of the infamous Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, an appointment made by John Foster Dulles, who ignored information about Hiss’s espionage when he was told about it in 1946. Later Hiss was exposed and spent 44 months in prison.

Other covert Communist Party members of the CFR were in the US delegation in San Francisco for the launch of the UN, among them Dexter White, who was also revealed as a Soviet agent. The Council on Foreign Relations directs the United States policy, whatever ‘party’ is officially in power. As John J. McCloy once said:

“Whenever we needed a man [for a government position] we thumbed through the roll of the council members and put through a call to New York” (The CFR headquarters at Harold Pratt House, 58 East 68th Street).14

The granddaughter of former President Theodore Roosevelt, the newspaper columnist Edith Kermit Roosevelt, summed up the grip of the so called ‘Eastern Establishment’ working through the CFR:

“What is the Establishment’s view-point? Through the Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations its ideology is constant: that the best way to fight Communism is by a One World Socialist State governed by ‘experts’ like themselves.

The result has been policies which favour the growth of the superstate, gradual surrender of United States sovereignty...”15

Robert W. Lee, writing in the September 1992 edition of The New American pointed out that at least fourteen of the eighteen US secretaries of state since the CFR was founded in 1921 have been members of that organization, including the acting secretary of state at the time of the article, Lawrence Eagleburger.


The last eight directors of the CIA, including George Bush, had been CFR members, and over the previous four decades, the Democratic and Republican Party candidates for president or vice president who were (or became) members of the CFR were Dwight D. Eisenhower, Adlai Stevenson, John F. Kennedy, Henry Cabot Lodge, Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, Edmund Muskie, George McGovern, Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale, Gerald Ford, Nelson Rockefeller, George Bush, Michael Dukakis, Geraldine Ferraro, and Bill Clinton.

This, then, is the organization which created the United Nations.16 The UN even built its headquarters in New York on land given free of charge by the Rockefellers. Besides the Rockefellers, names like Morgan, Warburg, Schiff, and Marburg were manipulating in the background, behind the politicians and advisors. The United Nations was sold to the public as a means to bring peace to the world, to solve differences by words, not war. Most of the people who work for the UN genuinely believe that is its purpose. They are about to be disillusioned on that score, I’m afraid.


The UN is but a ‘Trojan Horse’ for the global fascist/communist tyranny known as the New World Order. It is the vehicle through which the world government and world army are being manipulated into place and through which public opinion is being softened up, by conflicts and propaganda, to accept this policy as the only way to bring peace and stability to human affairs. All seven of the UN secretary generals since 1945 have promoted such thinking. The last holder of the office, Dr Boutros Boutros-Ghali, began his career under the Egyptian dictator, Gamal Abdel Nasser. Boutros-Ghali called for a permanent UN Army (world army) and for the UN to have the right to levy taxation (world government). His successor, Kofi Annan, wants the same.

The original United Nations has given birth to a stream of connected organizations which coordinate the New World Order plan in areas like health (World Health Organization), population control or - more accurately - eugenics, (theUN Population FundUNFPA), economic development and environment (the UN Environment ProgrammeUNEP), education, science and culture (UNESCO), and the list is getting longer all the time.


These are organisations which are designed to globalise control of all areas of our lives and we urgently need to wake up to this. The UN is a front for the Illuminati/Freemasonic hierarchy. In a speech in 1970, Robert Welch, the founder of the John Birch Society in America, predicted with remarkable accuracy what the United Nations would become:

“The United Nations hopes and plans - or, more accurately, the insiders, the conspiratorial bosses above it, hope and plan for it-to use population controls, controls over scientific and technological developments, control over arms and military strength of individual nations, control over education, control over health, and all the controls it can gradually establish under all of the different excuses for international jurisdiction that it can devise. These variegated separate controls are to become components of the gradually materializing total control that it expects to achieve by pretense, deception, persuasion, beguilement, and falsehoods, while the enforcement of such controls by brutal force and terror is also getting under way.”17

That is what the United Nations was always intended to do; that is what it was created to do; that is what it is now doing.


The European Economic Community - now The European Union

The plan to create three global trading blocks which would eventually be merged into one is not new. It has been a long-term plan to centralize power in Europe, the Americas, and Asia-Australia, via groupings promoted initially as free trade areas, but later evolving into the European Union, the American Union, and the Pacific Union.


The European Economic Community was the first, and this has been followed by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) which involves the US, Canada, and Mexico. This agreement was signed by President George Bush on August 12th 1992. In my scores of public talks throughout 1994, I said that this would eventually be expanded to encompass the whole of the Americas. This was not prophecy, simply knowledge of the game plan. It doesn’t matter what president is nominally in power, be it Republican or Democrat, the plan rumbles on.


What was it that George Bush, a Republican, said when NAFTA was launched? That he wished to see a free trade area stretching from the top of North America to the tip of South America. What was it that Bill Clinton, a Democrat, said at a gathering of leaders from throughout the American continent on December 10th 1994?

“History has given the people of the Americas the chance to build a community of nations, committed to liberty and the promise of prosperity... early in the next century [I want to see]...a huge free trade zone from Alaska to Argentina.”

Spot the difference? No, nor me. Another thing I was predicting through 1994, again from knowledge of the agenda, was the creation of the third ‘free trade area’ involving Asia and Australia. On November 16th 1994, I picked up a copy of the London Daily Telegraph to see that this had been agreed to on the previous day. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) grouping was accepted at a Summit meeting near Jakarta, Indonesia, attended by Bill Clinton, Paul Keating (the Australian Prime Minister), and heads of the Asian governments.


Either Keating is in on the scam or he is easily duped. Now the process will begin of evolving the two latest trading blocs into the model used in Europe before merging them all into one.

The plan for a United States of Europe under centralized control goes back centuries. It was one of the goals of the Knights Templar. When the Templars were destroyed in their stronghold in France by a combination of the French King and the Pope, many of those who survived the onslaught regrouped in Scotland and the Templars reformed under the pseudonym, the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. This has a large number of its members in the high places of influence and power in the world, not the least in the United States.


The men behind the European Community, now the European Union, were Jean Omar Marie Gabriel Monnet (Comm 300), the son of a French brandy merchant; Count Richard N. Coudenhove-Kalergi (Comm 300) from Austria; and Joseph Retinger (Comm 300), a Polish socialist, who formed an organization called the European Movement to press for central control of Europe. He was also most influential in the creation of the Bilderberg Group, one of the key vehicles for secret government manipulation. Jean Monnet was the most important figure, however, in European union.

Monnet went to Canada in 1910, at the age of just twenty to seek new markets for the family brandy business. There he linked up with the Hudson Bay Company and the Lazard Brothers banking operation and became part of the Anglo-American scene, even though he was French. He became a confidant to presidents and prime ministers, and this won him a highly lucrative contract to ship materials from Canada to France during the First World War. When the war ended he was appointed to the Allied Supreme Economic Council and he became advisor to the group around Lord Milner (Comm 300) and Colonel House (Comm 300), which was preparing the Treaty of Versailles and creating the League of Nations.


By 1919, his influence and reputation among the manipulators was such that he was named the Deputy Secretary General of The League of Nations. The same names again. Six years later he moved to America and became vice president of a company owned by the Bank of America, called Transamerica. Monnet was now in the perfect position to coordinate the America-European conspiracy to create the European Community.

Count Richard N. Coudenhove-Kalergi wrote a book in 1923, calling for a United States of Europe. He was named after Richard Wagner, of whom Hitler had said that to understand Nazi Germany one had to understand Wagner. A close friend of the Count’s father was Theodore Herzl, the founder of Zionism. The Count’s book was called Pan Europa, and he went on to form the Pan European Union with branches right across the continent, supported by leading European politicians, the Anglo-American Establishment, including Colonel House and Herbert Hoover, and the usual crowd that pop up everywhere. The Count said in his autobiography:

“At the beginning of 1924, we received a call from Baron Louis de Rothschild; one of his friends, Max Warburg, from Hamburg, had read my book and wanted to get to know us. To my great surprise [sure!], Warburg spontaneously [sure!] offered us 60,000 gold marks to tide the movement over for its first three years...Max Warburg, who was one of the most distinguished and wisest men that I have ever come into contact with, had
a principle of financing these movements. He remained sincerely interested in Pan-Europe for his entire life. Max Warburg arranged his 1925 trip to the United States to introduce me to Paul Warburg and Bernard Baruch.”18

Also among the supporters of the Pan European Movement was Winston Churchill (Comm 300), who wrote an article in 1930 for the American publication, The Saturday Evening Post, entitled “The United States of Europe”. This was nine years before the Second World War for which Churchill so vigorously campaigned - a war that was responsible for creating the European Community. Count Coudenhove-Kalergi was given enthusiastic backing from such ‘unbiased’ sources as John Foster Dulles, Nicholas Murray Butler, the president of Columbia University and the Carnegie Endowment for International War (sorry, ‘Peace’), and Dr Stephen Duggan, the founder and first president of the Institute of Education, which was 100% controlled by the Council on Foreign Relations.


Those who funded the Bolshevik Revolution and both sides in the two World Wars, including Adolph Hitler, were plotting to introduce the European Community as well as the United Nations. Meanwhile, Monnet was also close to Franklin D. Roosevelt, thanks to his relationship with the President’s influential aide, Harry Hopkins, who was to Roosevelt what Colonel House had been to President Wilson. Hopkins was financed by the Rockefellers and he was their man in the White House. He was recruited by Nelson Rockefeller to work on the New Deal which actually prolonged the United States depression.19


Both Monnet and Hopkins were supporters of the Soviet Union and Monnet was deeply involved in the lend-lease policies through which vast amounts of weapons, other materials, and knowledge of US nuclear technology were transferred to the communist world. Organizations like the Federal Union Movement - later the Atlantic Union Committee and the Atlantic Council of the United States - were formed to press for the union of America and Britain. Such bodies were dominated by CFR members.

Among the directors of the Atlantic Council in the 1970s were George Bush (Comm 300) and one of the world’s most influential and tireless manipulators, Henry Kissinger (Comm 300), of whom much more will be revealed as our story progresses. The pressure and propaganda for European Union reached new heights in May 1948, when the United European Movement held its Congress of Europe. The leading advocates of the Movement were Winston Churchill and his son-in-law, the British politician Duncan Sandys, and working behind the scenes to great effect were Jean Monnet and the creator of the Bilderberg Group, Joseph Retinger.


The Congress adopted seven Resolutions on the political union of Europe. One of them stated, “The creation of a United Europe must be regarded as an essential step towards the creation of a United World” [world government]. Monnet also headed the Committee for the United States of Europe, which had the same goal.20 The post-war American loans to Europe, known as the Marshall Plan or European Recovery Programme (ERP), were used both to provide funds for the European Union movement and to undermine the independence of sovereign states and increase the pressure for the central control of Europe.


This aid plan was supposed to be the work of General George C. Marshall, President Truman’s Secretary of State, but it is now known that the architects were Jean Monnet and the Council on Foreign Relations.21 In 1946-1947, a CFR study group was formed to report on the Reconstruction of Europe. The group was chaired by the lawyer, Charles M. Spofford, and the secretary was David Rockefeller (Comm 300), later to be head of the Chase Manhattan Bank, the chairman of the CFR, a leading influence in the Bilderberg Group, and creator of another front for the Elite, the Trilateral Commission.

Within little more than a year, this CFR ‘study group’ changed its name to the Marshall Plan and was sold as government policy. The man chosen to head the Marshall Plan in Europe was... Averell Harriman (Comm 300), who based himself at the Rothschild’s Paris Mansion, Hotel Talleyrand. The proposal was not given an easy ride and there were many congressmen who could see through the smokescreen. The CFR therefore launched a propaganda offensive by Elite organizations to ensure that the policy was accepted. These included the CFR controlled business and trade union bodies and, of course, the CFR-controlled media. The policy of a United States of Europe was given sterling support from the CFR’s New York Times and Washington Post.

The Elite-contrived ‘Cold War’ would also be very useful, as indeed it would be on so many occasions in the decades that followed. The need to make loans to Europe to overcome the threat of communism (which the Elite had created) was effectively used to win Congressional approval for the Marshall Plan. John J. McCloy (Comm 300), the chairman of the CFR for nearly twenty years, said that his period as US High Commissioner to Germany after the war had shown him how the use of the communist threat could get things done. “People sat up and listened when the Soviet threat was mentioned”,22 he said.


When the proposals secured approval, the Marshall Plan executive board included Allen W. Dulles, then president of the CFR; Philip Reed, the chairman of General Electric; the former secretaries of war, Henry L. Stimson and Robert P. Patterson; and the former undersecretary of state, Dean Acheson (Comm 300), a member of the CFR who was in the US delegation at the formation of the United Nations. The first step in the creation of the European Community was the introduction of the European Coal and Steel Community, which started in July 1952, and merged the coal and steel industries of West Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxemburg under one central control. It had the powers to decide prices, investment, raise money, and make decisions by majority voting. It was introduced under the name


The Schuman Plan (after the French socialist foreign minister and later prime minister, Robert Schuman), but once again the man behind it was Jean Monnet, then head of the French General Planning Commission. The idea won gushing praise from CFR names like John Foster Dulles and Dean Acheson, and Monnet was awarded the Wateler Peace Prize of two million francs to recognise the “international spirit which he had shown in conceiving the Coal and Steel Community...”. Who made the award? The Carnegie Foundation! Two admirers of Monnet, Merry and Serge Bromberger, set out the plan in their book, Jean Monnet And The United States Of Europe:

“Gradually, it was thought, the supranational authorities, supervised by the European Council of Ministers at Brussels and the Assembly in Strasbourg, would administer all the activities of the Continent. A day would come when governments would be forced to admit that an integrated Europe was an accomplished fact, without their having had a say in the establishment of its underlying principles. All they would have to do was to merge all these autonomous institutions into a single federal administration and then proclaim a United States of Europe.”23

Monnet and his plotters tried to introduce a European army under their central command. They called for disarmament by the nations and the creation of one army. The same is happening today on a global scale. The six members of the Coal and Steel Community signed a treaty to this effect in 1952, but it failed to materialize when the French Parliament refused to accept it. Still, on March 25th 1957, the six did sign the two Treaties of Rome to create the European Economic Community or Common Market, and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). The negotiations for the Treaties of Rome were controlled by Monnet with constant help from the CFR network in the United States. This was confirmed by Harvard lecturer, Ernst H. van der Beugel, an honorary secretary-general of the Elite’s Bilderberg Group and a member of the Trilateral Commission.


In his book, From Marshall Aid To Atlantic Partnership (foreword by his friend, Henry Kissinger), he says:

“Monnet and his action committee were unofficially supervising the negotiations and as soon as obstacles appeared, the United States diplomatic machinery was alerted, mostly through Ambassador Bruce...who had immediate access to the top echelon of the State Department...

“At that time, it was usual that if Monnet thought that a particular country made difficulties in the negotiations, the American diplomatic representative in that country approached the Foreign Ministry in order to communicate the opinion of the American Government which, in practically all cases, coincided with Monnet’s point of view.”24

Monnet = Global Elite.


The Single European Act, which brought down trade barriers across Europe from 1992, and the Maastricht Accords for European union are just more stepping-stones along the road to the United States of Europe under Elite control. The stepping-stones approach is used daily to fool the public. The manipulators know that if we were asked to move from nation state sovereignty to world government in one leap, even the bewildered herd might ask what was going on and oppose it. So we are sold a series of intermediate stages which are promoted as isolated and unconnected events.


Once we have accepted one, the next is introduced until the final goal is reached by stealth. It is like putting someone in a bath of cold water and then heating it slowly until it boils. Only in the final stages does the victim realize what is happening and by then it may be too late. Josef Stalin, the authoritarian dictator of the Soviet Union, explained this process in his book, Marxism And The National Question, published in 1942 when the Anglo-American-communist game plan was obviously well known to him.


He wrote:

“Divide the world into regional groups as a transitional stage to world government. Populations will more readily abandon their national loyalties to a vague regional loyalty than they will for a world authority. Later, the regionals can be brought all the way into a single world dictatorship.”25

Which is precisely what is happening. In 1984, the Soviet KGB defector, Anatoliy Golitsyn, warned that there would be a ‘false liberalization’ in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. This would be welcomed by the West, he said, and it would lead to a merger of the European Community and the countries of the former Soviet Union. On the same weekend in December 1994, that Bill Clinton announced plans for the NAFTA free trade area to be expanded across the Americas to Argentina, the European heads of government revealed plans to allow countries of the former Soviet Union to join the European Union. Events are now moving very quickly. In the first draft of this chapter, I wrote that the plan was to eventually merge the former Soviet Union into the United States of Europe and, before this book was finished, it had been officially announced.

Look at how far the confidence trick has travelled since the introduction of the European Economic Community, or Common Market. We were told we had to join or the British economy would collapse. Oh really? The current British deficit in European trade and membership contributions since we joined is closing in on £100 billion!26 Once the peoples of Europe had been tricked into believing that if they didn’t join they would all face disaster, the word economic was dropped from the title and it became the European Community (stepping-stone). Later there was another name change to the European Union (stepping-stone). We have also had the move towards the centralization of political power in the community and the erosion of national decision-making (stepping-stone).


This was followed by the pressure for a European Central Bank and one European currency (stepping-stone). And the concept of Europe with centralised control administered by a European Central Bank, one currency, regional administration and common labour, transport and industrial policies, is exactly what Hitler and the Nazis planned for Europe. They even called their plan the European Economic Community (Europaische Wirtschaft = gemeinschaft).27 In his 1966 book, Tragedy And Hope, Elite ‘insider’ Carroll Quigley explained how the process of European integration on all levels was to be achieved in stages; Richard N. Gardner (Comm 300) of the CFR was later to say how the plan was to “erode it [sovereignty] piece by piece”.28


On November 9th 1988, the European leaders gathered at the Pantheon in Paris to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Jean Monnet, the man called ‘the father of Europe’. But what was there to celebrate about Monnet’s creation? It has kept the peace in Europe since 1945? No, no. The Elite has allowed that to happen so European integration could take place. Without the manipulators there would have been no pan-European wars in this century, anyway. Monnet created a monster which is in the process of devouring freedom. The integration of Europe is another major vehicle for the New World Order.


The Bilderberg Group (BIL) 29

The creation of the European Community and the Bilderberg Group are linked by one man in particular, the Polish socialist, Joseph Retinger, a founder of the European Movement and fellow conspirator with Jean Monnet. It was Retinger and Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands who suggested regular meetings of European foreign ministers.


Out of these meetings came the customs union known as the Benelux Countries (Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxemburg), a forerunner to the European Community. Appropriately, it was in a speech at Chatham House to the Royal Institute of International Affairs that Retinger set out his vision of a Europe in which countries would ‘relinquish part of their sovereignty’.30 In London he met Averell Harriman, then US Ambassador to England. Harriman arranged for him to visit the United States to gather support for the Independent League for Economic Cooperation, also known sometimes as the Economic League for European Cooperation, which Retinger was organizing.


In America, Retinger (in his own words) enjoyed widespread approval for his plans from Russel C. Leffingwell, senior partner in the J.P. Morgan bank and official of the CFR; David Rockefeller, the CFR chairman from 1946-53; Nelson Rockefeller (CFR); Sir William Wiseman (Comm 300), partner in Kuhn, Loeb, the Rothschild company; George Franklin, the CFR executive director from 1953-71 and an ‘in law’ to the Rockefeller family; John Foster Dulles, and many other familiar characters.31 By this time, Retinger had already formed the American Committee on a United Europe with Allen Dulles, the first head of the CIA, and William Donovan, the head of the CIAs predecessor, the OSS.32


From these and other discussions came the idea of a grouping of leading politicians, political advisors, media owners and executives, multinational company and banking executives, military leaders, and educationalists, who would meet to decide the future of the world. It would become known as the Bilderberg Group, named after the Bilderberg Hotel in Oosterbeek, the Netherlands, where the first meeting took place from May 29th to 31st 1954. At the heart of the Bilderberg Group’s formation were the Rothschilds and people like Retinger, Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, Paul Rykens (the chairman of the soap and food giant, Unilever), and that man again, Averell Harriman.


The influence of Harriman on this century can hardly be overstated, although most people will never have even heard of him. It was Harriman who arranged the lend-lease supplies to Britain and the Soviet Union; was the leading administrator of the Marshall Plan in Europe (which directed the policies of recipient countries); introduced the defence budget procedures with Jean Monnet and the British civil servant, Edwin Plowden, for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) which are still used today; headed the Mutual Security Administration which rearmed Europe during the Cold War. This was the man whose family businesses supported the emergence of Adolph Hitler and the eugenics movement.

Prince Bernhard, the former German SS officer, German spy via the I.G. Farben Company,33 and later a major shareholder with Lord Victor Rothschild in Shell Oil, went to America to arrange the US membership of the Bilderberg Group. Prince Bernhard was born in 1911 as the German Prince of Lupp-Biesterfeld and later worked for I.G. Farben’s ‘NW7’ intelligence department. He married Princess Juliana (Comm 300) of the Netherlands in 1937.


They were exiled to London after the Nazi invasion of the Netherlands and this ‘former’ German intelligence operative worked as a top military liaison with allied forces.34 The man who persuaded Bernhard to be the frontman for the Bilderbergers was that arch manipulator.. .Lord Victor Rothschild. The annual meeting of the Anglo-European-American Elite known as the Bilderberg Group was to become a key component in the Elite network which forms the secret government of the world today.


Among those who attended that first meeting at the Bilderberg Hotel in 1954 were David Rockefeller (CFR); Dean Rusk (CFR, TC, Rhodes Scholar), the head of the Rockefeller Foundation and Secretary of State under John F. Kennedy; Joseph E. Johnson (CFR), head of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the US Secretary of the Bilderbergers; Denis Healey (TC, RIIA, Comm 300), the British Labour Party Minister of Defence from 1964-1970 and Chancellor of the Exchequer 1974-1979; Hugh Gaitskell, the future leader of the British Labour Party before his death in the early 60s; and Lord Boothby, who worked with Winston Churchill on the unification of Europe.35


Denis Healey has attended more Bilderberg meetings since 1954 than any other United Kingdom politician. He also became chairman of another Elite creation, the International Monetary Fund Interim Committee, and he was given a grant by the Ford Foundation36 to launch the Elite’s Institute of Strategic Studies, which began operating in London in 1958.37 For 12 years, Healey, a leading member of the Fabian Society, served on the council of the Royal Institute of International Affairs and became a member of the Rockefellers’ Trilateral Commission in 1979.

The Bilderberg Group consists of a small core elite, known as the Steering Committee. This is unelected and was headed by Prince Bernhard, a close friend of the British Royal Family. He remained chairman until he resigned in 1976 when he was implicated in the Lockheed bribery scandal. Lord Home (Comm 300), the former British Prime Minister, took over as chairman and since 1991 that post has been held by Lord Carrington.


He is an extremely close associate of Henry Kissinger. Carrington is a former British cabinet minister, secretary general of NATO, member of the Committee of 300, and current President of the Royal Institute of International Affairs. Peter Rupert Carrington comes from a family which made its money from banking. Carrington was on the board of Hambros Bank (Comm 300 designate) which has been linked with the Michel Sindona financial scandal in Italy. This was, in turn, connected with the infamous P2 Freemasonry Lodge which blew Italian politics apart.


Among Lord Carrington’s other business interests have been directorships at Rio Tinto Zinc, Barclay’s Bank, Cadbury Schweppes, Amalgamated Metal, British Metal, Christies (the auctioneers), and the chairmanship of the Australian New Zealand Bank. In his book, The English Rothschilds, Richard Davis reports that Lionel Rothschild was a frequent visitor to the Carrington’s home in Whitehall. The two families are related by the marriage of the fifth Earl Rosebery to Hannah Rothschild, daughter of Mayer, in 1878. During the ceremony, she was given away, as the British say, by Prime Minister Disraeli. The Bilderberg Elite, like Carrington and those on the steering committee, coordinate the regular attenders of Bilderberg meetings (who know the real game plan) and those invited on a rare or one-time basis (who may not know the true agenda of the organisation, but can be fed the party line that world institutions are the way to peace and prosperity).


The Elite are also very efficient manipulators of the ego and many politicians feel themselves to have ‘arrived’ on the international stage if they are invited to attend. The Bilderberg Group meets once a year and always in the strictest secrecy. The hotels are cleared of everyone except the Bilderbergers and hotel staff. The meetings discuss the strategy required over the following twelve months to further the goals of the New World Order, and it cooperates with associated organizations. Not a word of the discussions is allowed to be reported in the mainstream press. This, despite the attendance of major media figures like Katharine Graham (Bil, CFR, TC), the present owner of the Washington Post, and Conrad Black (Bil, TC), the owner of the Hollinger Group which controls the London Daily Telegraph, the Jerusalem Post, the Spectator, and scores of other media organizations around the world. Graham is also co-chairman (with Arthur Ochs Sulzberger of the New York Times) in the jointly-produced International Herald Tribune, another propaganda sheet for the Global Elite.


Graham is further connected with Newsweek magazine and the news agency, Associated Press (AP), which feeds information to countless media outlets around the world; not information about the Bilderberg Group, however, or the CFR or Trilateral Commission.

Three board members of Black’s Hollinger empire, and/or the Daily Telegraph, are Henry Kissinger, Lord Carrington, and Sir Evelyn de Rothschild. Black has served on the Bilderberg Steering Committee. His Hollinger Group has an interesting history. It was formerly known as the Argus Corporation which evolved from a company set up by the elite British intelligence unit of World War II, the Special Operations Executive, thanks to the leading economic warfare expert, Edward Plunket Taylor. He was a business partner of George Montegu Black, Conrad’s father. Both were involved in brewing in Canada and their rise paralleled that of the Bronfmans, the family of a Canadian gangster of the prohibition period. Today the Bronfmans are closely connected with that notorious Elite organization, the Anti-Defamation League.


In 1940, Edward Plunket Taylor was personally appointed by Winston Churchill to the Special Operations Executive. His cover was to chair a private company called War Supplies Ltd, which was created by the SOE. Taylor and George Montegu Black made a vast fortune through this company and it continued after the war as the Argus Corporation, now the Hollinger Group. Taylor left in 1970 to draft the banking laws for the Cayman Islands and the Bahamas which, as a result, became “offshore” havens for dodgy money. Under Conrad Black’s stewardship, a stream of Bilderbergers and other names mentioned in this book have been appointed to the board of Telegraph newspapers and the Hollinger Group. Great to know we have a free press, eh?

Another member of the Bilderberg Steering Committee is Andrew Knight, the former executive on the Economist, Black’s Daily Telegraph, and later the executive chairman of Rupert Murdoch’s News International which, in Britain, owns the Sun, Today, the News of the World, the Times and Sunday Times. Knight is still on the board of that organisation. Since 1982, he has been part of the Council of Management of the Ditchley Foundation, based at Ditchley Park, near Oxford, in a castle built for the Earl of Lichfield in the sixteenth century.


The Ditchley Foundation was given the property by Ronald and Marietta Tree. Ronald was a former high flyer in British Intelligence.38 The steering committee of the Bilderberg Group often holds its monthly meetings at the castle. The Ditchley Foundation is a New World Order front organization which works closely with the Tavistock Institute for Human Relations in London, which a number of researchers and published works have claimed is a centre for the study of mass mind manipulation. Several of the names mentioned in this book are connected with Ditchley including Christopher (Lord) Tugendhat, the chairman of the Royal Institute of International Affairs.


The American branch of the Ditchley Foundation is run by Cyrus Vance (CFR, TC, Bil, Comm 300), secretary of state under Carter and a director of the Rockefeller Foundation. The number of journalists and media executives in the Bilderberg Group and in other strands in the network is very substantial, but try finding a word about these meetings in the mainstream media. Behind the Bilderbergers are the Rothschilds and the Rockefellers. Today Henry Kissinger is a major manipulator, albeit as a puppet of those who really control him.


Kissinger is an elite member of the Bilderberg Group, the Trilateral Commission, and the Council on Foreign Relations, and he is connected with the Royal Institute of International Affairs, the Rockefeller/Rothschild Chase Manhattan Bank, and the Rockefeller Foundation. He also runs his own organization, Kissinger Associates, among whose founding directors you will find.. .Lord Carrington! Kissinger and Carrington have close connections with Lord Roll of Ipsden, another Bilderberger, Trilateralist, member of the Committee of 300, and board member of Kissinger Associates. Lord Roll (formerly Sir Eric Roll) was the president of the merchant bank, S.G. Warburg. Another close friend of Kissinger in England was British Intelligence operative and spy, Lord Victor Rothschild.

The Spotlight newspaper in Washington (which seeks to publish material that the mainstream media will not report) is constantly seeking to infiltrate Bilderberg meetings. It had a good year in 1991 when it obtained the guest list of the meeting in Baden-Baden, Germany. Among the names were David Rockefeller and a stream of US administrators, politicians, and company heads. Bill Clinton was there, then as governor for Arkansas, but he was soon to be President of the United States.


Clinton is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Trilateral Commission, two of many things this Democrat shares with his predecessor in the White House, the Republican, George Bush. Conrad Black was there, as always, and so was another elite Bilderberger, the longtime head of Fiat, Giovanni Agnelli (Comm 300). He is the richest and most powerful figure in Italian society with interests in banking, insurance, chemicals, textiles, armaments and publishing, reputed to be worth $60 billion. His publishing empire includes two of the three leading newspapers in Italy, La Stampa and Corriere dela Sera. I bet they don’t mention that their owner is a leading voice in the Bilderberg Group. Henry Kissinger described him as “one of the people in this world I like the most”.39


European royalty was represented by two regular attenders, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (Comm 300), the daughter of Prince Bernhard, and Queen Sophia of Spain. The British delegation included John Smith,40 the late leader of the Labour Party, who was also a Trilateralist; Gordon Brown, the shadow Labour Chancellor; Andrew Knight; Lord Roll of Ipsden; Lawrence Freedman, the head of the Department of War Studies at Kings College; Christopher Hogg, the chairman of Courtaulds; and Patrick Wright, the Permanent Undersecretary of State and head of the Diplomatic Service.


Manfred Worner, the late secretary general of NATO, was there and so was John R. Galvin, the Supreme Allied Commander Europe at SHAPE headquarters. Galvin has been an advocate of NATO operations outside its official sphere of influence. The secretary general of NATO is a Bilderberg appointment. Most, if not all, of them have been Bilderbergers. In more recent times, the Bilderberger Joseph Luns, was replaced by Lord Carrington, who was followed by Manfred Worner, and after his death in 1994, he was replaced by another regular Bilderberger, Willy Claes, the Belgian Foreign Minister (who has since been questioned by Belgian police investigating corruption).


The latest head of NATO, the Spaniard, Javier Solana (Bil), has been constantly pressing the Bilderberg Group agenda for a European army, the expansion of NATO into the former Soviet Union, and for NATO to operate outside its designated area. According to The Spotlight, the introduction of the world army was high on the agenda in Baden-Baden, with Henry Kissinger saying in one of his Bilderberg forums:

“A UN army must be able to act immediately, anywhere in the world, without delays involved in each country making its own decisions based on parochial considerations.”41

And, of course, Henry, if there just happened to be lots of conflicts in which UN Peacekeeping Forces were exposed as inadequate and ineffective as in Bosnia, Rwanda, etc, the public outcry could be met with: “Well, if you will just agree to give the UN Forces more powers, they could respond quicker and be as effective as you want them to be”. Problem-reaction-solution. Kissinger also said he was delighted with the way George Bush was able to declare war on Iraq by going direct to the United Nations when under the US Constitution, only Congress was allowed to declare war.


If Americans could be persuaded to surrender warmaking decisions to the UN and let their young men die wearing a UN uniform, fighting under a UN flag, ‘parochial nationalism’ in Britain, France, and elsewhere would disappear, Bilderberg speakers said, according to Spotlight informants. Bill Clinton has pressed for just such a policy in Bosnia and we will see further efforts to do this with other UN operations.

The same old names which keep coming up everywhere attended the June 1994 Bilderberg meeting in Finland. Among the invited high and mighty was Peter D. Sutherland (TC, Comm 300), the Director General of GATT, the General Agreement on Tariff and Trade, which is an Elite front to bring down trade barriers and put all countries at the mercy of the Elite-controlled world economic system. Sutherland was a perfect choice for the job as a former member of the Commission of the European Community. He was a Bilderberger before he became head of world trade. His successor as the top man at the World Trade Organization, the Italian, Renato Ruggiero, is also a Bilderberger.


Another regular Bilderberger, the Netherlands Prime Minister, Ruud Lubbers, was also there in Finland, along with bankers like J. Martin Taylor, the chief executive of Barclays Bank. Two other names of significance to British voters are Tony Blair (Labour) and Kenneth Clarke (Conservative). They attended the 1993 Bilderberg meeting in Vouliagment, Greece, where David Owen (TC) spoke about Yugoslavia and the future of Europe. Tony Blair, then the opposition home affairs spokesman, went on to become Labour leader and prime minister, while Kenneth Clarke would become the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Both support a federal Europe.

In June 1995, the Bilderberg Group met at three exclusive hotels, The Grand, The Park, and The Palace, on a mountainside at Burgenstock in Switzerland. It was a rare occasion when they met in the same place twice. Coincidentally, I was on holiday in Switzerland when the Bilderbergers gathered and I was told of the meeting by Spotlight newspaper only a few days before I arrived. I went to Burgenstock before the meeting and again on their final day of discussions. What a difference the second time!

The roads and paths to the hotels were blocked by Swiss police and the military manned lookout posts across the mountain. All this for a private meeting of an organization that operates outside the ‘democratic’ process.
I asked a policeman at a road block what was going on. All he could reply was “top secret, top secret”. He knew no more than that. It was a bizarre situation. I could have told the policeman what he was guarding, but he didn’t know! It illustrated brilliantly the way the global pyramid operates. The policeman appeared to be a very nice man. No doubt he had children and grandchildren and he had no desire to leave them a global fascist state. But there he was on a Swiss mountainside playing his part, unknowingly, in shielding from the public glare, the very people who are plotting to create just such a world dictatorship.


The European-Atlantic Group (EAG) and The Atlantic Council (AC)

In 1954, the year the Bilderberg Group was founded, another organisation came into being, the European-Atlantic Group. Its headquarters are at 6 Gertrude Street, Chelsea, London.


The group was formed by the late Lord Layton, who was then Vice-President of the Council of Europe and it brings together members of parliament from all parties, industrialists, bankers, economists, and journalists (sound familiar?) to promote closer relations between the,

“European and Atlantic countries by providing a regular forum in Britain for informed discussion of their problems and possibilities for better economic and political cooperation with each other and with the rest of the world”.42

This means, to use its own words, connecting with international organisations, including The Council of Europe, NATO, OECD, the Western European Union, the European Union, the European Free Trade Association, the GATT global ‘free’ trade organisation, and the Economic Commission for Europe. And, it might add, any organisation which desires a world government or can be used to that end. Its hierarchy is dominated by the House of Lords and includes a representative of the American New World Order front, the Council on Foreign Relations.


Among the vice-presidents on the list I have from the 1990s are: Lord Carrington, chairman of the Bilderberg Group; Lord Chalfont, chairman of the House of Lords Defence Committee; Graham Dowson, joint president of the European League for European Cooperation; Douglas Fairbanks, the Council on Foreign Relations; Lord Gladwyn, president of the European Movement; Robert Maxwell (deceased), embezzler, Mossad agent, and publisher of the Daily Mirror newspaper; Sir David Nicholson, chairman of the European Movement; Derek Prag, chairman of the London Europe Society; Lord Pym, who took over as foreign secretary from Lord Carrington at the time of the Falklands War; and Lord Shawcross.

The Atlantic Council (formerly the British Atlantic Council) is a similar organisation, even down to many of the personnel. Its vice-presidents include: Lord Carrington; Lord Gladwyn; Lord Pym; Lord Shawcross; the Earl of Bessborough, a past president of the European-Atlantic Group; Lord Home, former Conservative prime minister, and past chairman of the Bilderberg Group; Edward Heath, former Conservative prime minister, Bilderberger, Trilateralist, and obsessively in favour of European union; Denis Healey; William Rogers, Bilderberger, former Labour minister, and one of the ‘gang of four’ who formed the breakaway Social Democratic Party, now the Liberal Democrats.

If the Royal Institute of International Affairs were not so shy about its membership list, you would find many names active within these two organisations involved at the RIIA also, I’m sure. The European Atlantic Group and the Atlantic Council are both part of the New World Order network.


The Trilateral Commission 43

The next element of the secret government network was unveiled in 1972-1973 by David Rockefeller (Comm 300), the head of the Chase Manhattan Bank, leading Bilderberger, and leading manipulator of the Council on Foreign Relations, of which he was the long-time chairman. David Rockefeller is one of the most high profile, and most obvious, New World Order manipulators on the planet, although he is really a puppet of those above him in the pyramid. He created the Trilateral Commission which, as its name suggests, is made up of three groupings - the United States, Europe, and Japan. Rockefeller was partly inspired to do this by Zbigniew Brzezinski (TC, CFR, Bil), a professor at the Elite-controlled Columbia University. Brzezinski had also been researching the need for US-Europe-Japan cooperation at the Elite-controlled ‘think tank’, the Brookings Institute in Washington.

Brzezinski wrote a book called Between Two Ages: America’s Role In The Technetronic Era, in which he described a new society,

“...that is shaped culturally, psychologically, socially, and economically by the impact of technology and electronics - particularly in the area of computers and communication”.44

He said in the book that “national sovereignty is no longer a viable concept” and suggested the movement, in stages, “toward a larger community of the developed nations... through a variety of indirect ties and already developing limitations on national sovereignty”.


In 1990, he wrote in the Elite’s mouthpiece, the New York Times, that Europe should follow a policy “founded upon the grand concept of a trans-European commonwealth with the European Community at its core, but embracing Central Europe and being open also to eventual association with the Soviet Union”. You can see where this guy is coming from. David Rockefeller was so impressed with Brzezinski that he made him director of the Trilateral Commission, which recruited members from all areas of influence and power in the United States, Europe and Japan. Many of those recruited were already members of the Council on Foreign Relations; some were Bilderbergers, too, and others, like Henry Kissinger, were linked to all of them and the Royal Institute of International Affairs as well.


Among the seventeen people who met at the Rockefellers’ estate (Pocantico Hills in Tarrytown, New York) to plan the Trilateral Commission on July 23rd and 24th 1972, were C. Fred Bergsten (CFR, Bil), Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute and a former Assistant for International Economic Affairs to Henry Kissinger; and McGeorge Bundy (CFR, Bil), the President of the Ford Foundation and head of the National Security Council under both John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson.


The early funding for the Trilateral Commission came from David Rockefeller, the Ford Foundation, the Kettering Foundation, the Lilly Endowment, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and the Thyssen Foundation, with smaller amounts donated by organisations like General Motors, Exxon, Coca Cola, Time magazine, CBS, and the Wells Fargo Bank.45 The Commission made its headquarters at 345 East 46th Street, New York. One of the first ambitions for David Rockefeller and his Trilateral Commission was to put a commission member in the White House as President of the United States as soon as possible. He achieved this at the next election when Jimmy Carter, the Democrat peanut farmer from Georgia, beat Gerald Ford.


Carter was selected for president by Rockefeller and Brzezinski and the whole Elite network of money, media, and dirty tricks were used to ensure he was elected. Carter was another puppet president controlled by the Elite. His speeches in his election campaign were written by Brzezinski and none could have been more insulting to the truth than his acceptance speech for the Democratic nomination. In the world of politics you don’t tell people what you stand for; you tell them what they want you to stand for.


When you look at Carter’s background, what greater example of this could there be than when he spoke of:

“...a political and economic elite who have shaped decisions and never had to account for mistakes nor to suffer from injustice. When unemployment prevails, they never stand in line looking for a job. When deprivation results from a confused welfare system, they never do without food or clothing, or a place to sleep. When the public schools are inferior or torn by strife their children go to exclusive private schools. And when the bureaucracy is bloated and confused, the powerful always manage to discover and occupy niches of special influence and privilege.”46

Sure, Jimmy, sure.


He might have added at the end.. .”And quite right, too”.


Carter’s administration was awash with Trilateral Commission members. Among its ranks were Walter Mondale, the vice president; Cyrus Vance, the secretary of state; Warren Christopher, the deputy secretary of state; Harold Brown (CFR), secretary for defense; W. Michael Blumenthal (CFR), secretary of the treasury; C. Fred Bergsten (CFR, Bil), assistant secretary of the treasury for international affairs; Henry Owen (CFR), the ambassador-at-large and the president’s special representative for economic summits; Paul C. Warnke (CFR), chief disarmament negotiator; Andrew Young (CFR), ambassador to the United Nations, Paul A. Volcker (CFR, Bil), chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, and...Zbigniew Brzezinski (CFR, Bil), Carter’s national security advisor.


This was the Trilateral Administration. It became a standing joke among insiders that whenever Carter was faced with a decision or document involving foreign policy, he would say “Clear it with Brzezinski” or “Has Brzezinski seen this?”47 Paul Volcker was made head of the Federal Reserve by Carter on the instructions of David Rockefeller. It is one of the most influential posts in the Elite network, with its power to control the American economy. Volcker became the North American chairman of the Trilateral Commission and was both a Bilderberger and member of the Council on Foreign Relations.


He remained chairman of the ‘Fed’ until he was replaced during the Reagan administration by the present incumbent, Alan Greenspan, who is also a member of the TC, CFR, and Bilderberg Group. Just a coincidence, naturally. The Trilateral Commission’s influence became worldwide with its membership across the American, European and Japanese elites. Ireland was well represented on the executive committee of the TC in Europe through both Prime Minister Garret Fitzgerald (Bil) and the then little known Mary Robinson, who would go on to be the first woman President of Ireland. After I had spoken about these matters in a meeting at Totnes in South West England, a lady in the audience sought me out.

“That’s the first time I have heard anyone talk about this since my husband (who worked for the South African government) showed me a document which said that the Trilateral Commission had ordered Britain to pull out of Rhodesia”, she said.

The lady, like most people in the world, had never heard of the Trilateral Commission at the time she saw the document. Who was the British Foreign Secretary at that time, I thought, during the administration of Margaret Thatcher (Bil), when Britain left Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe? It was.. .Lord Carrington, Bilderberger and member of the Trilateral Commission. He was continuing a policy put into motion by the previous Labour government of Jim Callaghan (Bil), now a president, along with Lord Carrington and Lord Jenkins (TC, Bil), of the Royal Institute of International Affairs. And who was Callaghan’s foreign secretary?


David Owen, a soon-to-be member of the Trilateral Commission who worked closely with Andrew Young, Jimmy Carter’s ambassador at the United Nations, and member of the Trilateral Commission. I remembered also that when the European Community sent an ‘ambassador’ to negotiate ‘peace’ in Bosnia, they chose...Lord Carrington. When he ‘failed’, they sent.. .David Owen. Later an ‘independent’ peace negotiator arrived on the scene from America - Jimmy Carter. And, I thought, who was foreign secretary when the policies were decided that led to the Falklands War between Britain and Argentina in 1982? Lord Carrington.


He resigned over what happened and was rewarded with the job of secretary general of NATO! Also deeply involved in the negotiations over Rhodesia and the transition from white dictatorship to dictatorship by Robert Mugabe, was Lord Soames, a director of N.M. Rothschild until 1979.


I’m sure that all these coincidences must have an innocent explanation. Its just that I can’t think of one.





Trilateral Commission (TC)


In 1973, David Rockefeller asked Zbigniew Brzezinski to put together an organization of the top political, and business leaders from around the World.


He called this group the Trilateral Commission (TC).

According to an information sheet supplied to me by the TC, dated March 23, 1994:

"The European Community, North America (US and Canada), and Japan - the three main democratic industrialized areas of the world - are the three sides of the Trilateral Commission. The Commission’s members are about 325 distinguished citizens, with a variety of leadership responsibilities, from these three regions.


When the first triennium of the Trilateral Commission was launched in 1973, the most immediate purpose was to draw together - at a time of considerable friction among governments - the highest level unofficial group possible to look together at the common problems facing our three areas.


At a deeper level, there was a sense that the United States was no longer in such a singular leadership position as it had been in earlier post-World War II years, and that a more shared form of leadership - including Europe, and Japan in particular - would be needed for the international system to navigate successfully the major challenges of the coming years.


These purposes continue to inform the Commission’s work.

The rise of Japan, and progress of the European Community over the past twenty years - particularly in the world economy - have validated the vision of the Commission’s founders. At the same time, the end of the Cold War calls for a fresh vision of what this outward-looking partnership can accomplish in the coming years. The opportunities are remarkable, and yet, with the welcome end of the old Soviet threat, part of the ‘glue’ holding our regions together has dissolved. Helping meet that leadership challenge is at the heart of the Trilateral Commission effort.

The full Commission gathers once each year - in Lisbon in 1992, in Washington in 1993, in Tokyo in 1994."

(In Copenhagen, Denmark in 1995.)

The above are their words. Below are words of those who see this group in a different light.

The New World Order, by Pat Robertson, 1991, Page 102, states:

"In 1970 a young Polish intellectual named Zbigniew Brzezinski foresaw the rising economic power of Japan, and postwar Europe. Brzezinski idealized the theories of Karl Marx. In his book, Between Two Ages, as in subsequent writings, he argued that balance-of-power politics was out, and world-order politics was in.


The initial world order was to be a trilateral economic linkage between Japan, Europe, and the United States. David Rockefeller funded Brzezinski, and called together an organization, named the Trilateral Commission, with Brzezinski as its first executive secretary, and director.

The stated goals of the Trilateral Commission are:

'Close Trilateral cooperation in keeping the peace, in managing the world economy, in fostering economic redevelopment, and alleviating world poverty will improve the chances of a smooth, and peaceful evolution of the global system.'"

The Shadows of Power, by James Perloff, 1988, pages 154-156, states:

"How did the TC begin?

‘The Trilateral Commission,’ wrote Christopher Lydon in the July 1977 Atlantic, ‘was David Rockefeller’s brainchild.’ George Franklin, North American secretary of the Trilateral Commission, stated that it ‘was entirely David Rockefeller’s idea originally.’

Helping the CFR chairman develop the concept was Zbigniew Brzezinski, who laid the first stone in Foreign Affairs in 1970:

‘A new, and bolder approach is needed - creation of a community of the developed nations which can effectively address itself to the larger concerns confronting mankind. In addition to the United States, and Western Europe, Japan ought to be included ... A council representing the United States, Western Europe, and Japan, with regular meetings of the heads of governments as well as some small standing machinery, would be a good start.’

That same year, Brzezinski elaborated these thoughts in his book Between Two Ages. It shows Brzezinski to be a classic CFR man - a globalist more than lenient toward Communism.


He declared that,

‘National sovereignty is no longer a viable concept’, and that ‘Marxism represents a further vital, and creative stage in the maturing of man’s universal vision. Marxism is simultaneously a victory of the external, active man over the inner, passive man, and a victory of reason over belief...’

The Trilateral Commission was formally established in 1973, and consisted of leaders in business, banking, government, and mass media from North America, Western Europe, and Japan.


David Rockefeller was founding chairman, and Brzezinski founding director of the North American branch, most of whose members were also in the CFR.

In the Wall Street Journal, David Rockefeller explained that,

‘the Trilateral Commission is, in reality, a group of concerned citizens interested in fostering greater understanding, and cooperation among international allies.’

But, it was not all so innocent according to Jeremiah Novak, who wrote in the Atlantic (July 1977):

‘The Trilateralists’ emphasis on international economics is not entirely disinterested, for the oil crisis forced many developing nations, with doubtful repayment abilities, to borrow excessively. All told, private multinational banks, particularly Rockefeller’s Chase Manhattan, have loaned nearly $52 billion to developing countries.


An overhauled IMF would provide another source of credit for these nations, and would take the big private banks off the hook. This proposal is the cornerstone of the Trilateral plan.

Senator Barry Goldwater put it less mercifully. In his book With No Apologies, he termed the Commission,

‘David Rockefeller’s newest international cabal’, and said, ‘It is intended to be the vehicle for multinational consolidation of the commercial, and banking interests by seizing control of the political government of the United States.’

Zbigniew Brzezinski showed how serious TC ambitions were in the July 1973 Foreign Affairs, stating that,

‘without closer American-European-Japanese cooperation the major problems of today cannot be effectively tackled, and... the active promotion of such trilateral cooperation must now become the central priority of US policy.’

The best way to effect this would be for a Trilateralist to soon become President. One did (Jimmy Carter)...


In 1973, Carter dined with the CFR chairman (David Rockefeller) at the latter’s Tarrytown, New York estate. Present was Zbigniew Brzezinski, who was helping Rockefeller screen prospects for the Trilateral Commission.


Brzezinski later told Peter Pringle of the London Sunday Times that,

‘we were impressed that Carter had opened up trade offices for the state of Georgia in Brussels, and Tokyo. That seemed to fit perfectly into the concept of the Trilateral.’

Carter became a founding member of the (Trilateral) Commission - and his destiny became calculable.

Senator Barry Goldwater wrote:

‘David Rockefeller and Zbigniew Brzezinski found Jimmy Carter to be their ideal candidate. They helped him win the nomination, and the presidency.


To accomplish this purpose, they mobilized the money power of the Wall Street bankers, the intellectual influence of the academic community - which is subservient to the wealth of the great tax-free foundations - and the media controllers represented in the membership of the CFR, and the Trilateral.’

Seven months before the Democratic nominating convention, the Gallup Poll found less than four percent of Democrats favoring Jimmy Carter for President.


But, almost overnight - like Willkie, and Eisenhower before him - he became the candidate."

This is probably one of the very best illustrations of the great power of the Elite.


They can make or break any president or candidate for president. They made Jimmy Carter in his efforts to become president, and broke Senator Barry Goldwater in his failed attempt.

The TC membership is made up of present, and past,

  • Presidents

  • Ambassadors

  • Secretaries of State

  • Wall Street investors

  • international bankers

  • foundation executives

  • Think Tank executives

  • lobbyist lawyers

  • NATO, and Pentagon military leaders

  • wealthy industrialist

  • media owners, and executives

  • university presidents, and key professors

  • select Senators, and Congressmen

  • wealthy entrepreneurs

They hold annual secret meetings including only members, and very select guests.

"The Trilateral Commission doesn't run the world, the Council on Foreign Relations does that!"
by Winston Lord

Assistant Secretary of State, the U. S. State Department.

The Trilateral Commission's US headquarters is located at:

345 East 46th Street, Suite 711
New York, NY 10017


Level of Involvement by Elite Members
Do I think that everyone who belongs to one of these secret organizations is EVIL? Absolutely NOT.

If you look at the Elite as though they were an archery target, then:

  • Center or Bulls Eye - Is made up of the Czar and the members of the Inner Circle. They are the decision makers and are therefore 100% informed and involved in the Global Union movement. David Rockefeller is the only "obvious" member of this group. We can speculate about the members of the Inner Circle, but we will probably never have these speculations confirmed.

  • Inner Ring - This group is made up of the Officers & Directors and triple members of all three Elite groups. They are probably 90% informed by the Czar and the members of the Inner Circle, and are heavily involved in the Global Union movement (see the preceding listing and following charts for these members.)

  • Center Ring - This group is made up of the leaders, implementers and double members of the three Elite Groups, and who are probably 80% informed by the Czar and the members of the Inner Circle, and are moderately involved in the Global Union movement.

  • Outer Ring - These members are included for camouflage purposes only, and are made up of many of those who belong to only the CFR. These members are aware of only about 50% or less of the goals and objectives of the Global Union movement. A large number of these people are members for ego and social reasons only, and would very likely resign immediately, when they find out what the Global Union is "really" up to.


    An example is Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., the Hollywood actor, who probably falls completely off the above target. He would be classified as true camouflage. Another example of another possible member of the Outer Ring is Ben J. Wattenberg.


    He would be in the Outer Ring if he told the absolute truth on C-SPAN, with Bryan Lamb, on August 29, 1995, when he stated,


    • "I plead guilty to being a member of the CFR, and I only pay my dues, but never, or rarely attends their meetings."


    If he was truthful, I would place him in the Outer Ring. On the other hand, the CFR's bylaws absolutely prohibit their members from discussing this Elite organization.


    For this reason, he could have just been complying with their bylaws, and in all reality, he may be a very active member, and really belongs in one of the inner rings.


Council on Foreign Relations


The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an American nonprofit nonpartisan membership organization, publisher, and thinktank specializing in U.S. foreign policyand international affairs. Founded in 1921 and headquartered at 58 East 68th Street (Park Avenue) in New York City, with an additional office in Washington, D.C., CFR is considered to be the nation's 'most influential foreign-policy think tank.' [1][2][3] It publishes a bi-monthly journal Foreign Affairs.



As stated on its website, CFR's mission is to be "a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens in order to help them better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries." CFR aims to maintain a diverse membership, including special programs to promote interest and develop expertise in the next generation of foreign policy leaders. It convenes meetings at which government officials, global leaders and prominent members of the foreign policy community discuss major international issues. Its think tank, the David Rockefeller Studies Program, is composed of about fifty adjunct and full-time scholars, as well as ten in-resident recipients of year-long fellowships, who cover the major regions and significant issues shaping today's international agenda. These scholars contribute to the foreign policy debate by making recommendations to the presidential administration, testifying before Congress, serving as a resource to the diplomatic community, interacting with the media, authoring books, reports, articles, and op-eds on foreign policy issues. CFR publishes Foreign Affairs, "the preeminent journal of international affairs and U.S. foreign policy." CFR also publishes Independent Task Forces which bring together experts with diverse backgrounds and expertise to work together to produce reports offering both findings and policy prescriptions on important foreign policy topics. To date, CFR has sponsored more than fifty reports.[4]


Corporate Members

The following members are listed on the Corporate Roster of the Council on Foreign Relations:[23]

[edit]Notable current council members

[edit]List of Chairmen

[edit]List of Presidents

A Meeting of Minds


Illuminati Membership List: Alias, Occupation, Residence and Associates

Illuminati (plural of Latin illuminatus, "enlightened") is a name that refers to several groups, both historical and modern, and both real and fictitious. Historically, it refers specifically to the Bavarian Illuminati, an Enlightenment-era secret society founded on May 1, 1776. In modern times it is also used to refer to a purported conspiratorial organizatio

n which acts as a shadowy "power behind the throne", allegedly controlling world affairs through present day governments and corporations, usually as a modern incarnation or continuation of the Bavarian Illuminati. In this context, Illuminati is often used in reference to a New World Order (NWO). Many conspiracy theoristsbelieve the Illuminati are the masterminds behind events that will lead to the

establishment of such a New World Order.


Partial List of Known Illuminati: 1776 - 1787

Code Name (Alias)


Circle of Influence

Abel, Jacob Friedrich von (1751-1829)

Pythagoras Abderites

Professor of philosophy in Stuttgart; general superintendent in Urach and Reutlingen

Friedrich Schiller 23

Baader, Ferdinand M. (1747-1797)


Professor, Munich; Physician to the Electress Dowager

Baierhammer, Alois

Zoroaster, then Confucius

Monastery judge in Diessen

Banffy, Count

Governor of Transylvania

des Barres, Karl


Major in the French service

Bassus, Thomas Maria De (1742-1815)


Baron; Court adviser, Munich; printer

Weishaupt; Johann Simon Mayr; 24Switzerland, Austria and Northern Italy

Bassus, Thomas Maria De (1742-1815)I was lucky enough to find a small write-up on Bassus. Here are some extracts taken from Massimo Lardi, Italianopera correspondent from Coira; Luca Bianchini and Anna Trombetta, Italianopera correspondents from Sondrio; and published in Grigionitaliani Notebooks, July 2000:

"The baron Thomas Maria Freiherr De Bassus was born in Poschiavo, Switzerland, in 1742. He studied jurisprudence at the University of Ingolstadt. Weishaupt (code name Spartacus), who founded the Order of the Bavarian Illuminati, on the 1 May 1776, was his schoolmate. De Bassus practiced for a year as an Adviser of court to Münich in Bavaria. In 1767 he became Patron [Podestà] of Poschiavo, a task already taken from his father Giovanni Maria. He married Cecilia Domenica Massella, from a family of notaries. At the premature death of his father, he inherited the palace of piazza del Borgo in Poschiavo, known today as the Albrici Hotel, in addition to his wealthy possessions in Valtellina and in Val di Poschiavo. After he had engaged the position of legal Assistant in Tirano (in the province of Sondrio, under the power of Grigioni), De Bassus became Podestà of Traona in 1781 and inherited in that period the goods of the German family branch, e. g. the feuds of Sandersdorf, Mendorf, Eggersberg, Harlanden and Dachenstein.

"Entering the Order of the Bavarian Illuminati with the code name of Hannibal, De Bassus had the assignment, like the pseudonym suggests, to spread Illuminism beyond the Alps, above all in the Three Leagues (Swiss) and in the north of Italy. De Bassus acquired a printing company that, with the help of the Illuminatus typographer Joseph Ambrosioni, became the center of the diffusion of Weishaupt's ideas from Poschiavo. The edition of De Bassus (1782) of the first Italian translation of the Werther of Goethe, written by Gaetano Grassi from Milan, was famous."

In 1787, police searches of the Baron's castle turned up incriminating evidence against himself and the Illuminati. He was a great recruiter for the Order. In letters to Weishaupt he boasted of his conquests at Bozen (in the south of Austria), initiating "the President, the Vice-President, the principal Counsellors of Government, and the Grand Master of the Posts." Later, in his travels to Italy, he sends back word of having initiated "his Excellency the Count W…" in Milan. [AB: 605]

Bleibtreu, Karl


Counsellor of the Chamber at Neuwied

Bleibtreu, Leopold


Counsellor of the Chamber at Neuwied 25

Bode, Johann Joachim Christoph (1730-1793)


Privy Counselor, Weimar; musician, composer, music teacher; translator, publisher, tutor

Nicholas Bonneville; Goethe; Gotthold Ephraim Lessing -> Moses Mendelssohn's wife

Bode, Johann Joachim Christoph (1730-1793)Rabbi Marvin S. Antelman declares that Bode was the tutor of Mendelssohn's wife [MA: 76]; very likely true since Bode was good friends with Mendelssohn's publishing partner, Lessing.

Goethe was another one of Bode's good friends, and it was probably through the latter that Goethe was "insinuated" into the Illuminati - he was certainly one of "Goethe's best Masonic advisers." Bode, according to Billington (p.96), was the "decisive channel of Illuminist influence" on Nicholas Bonneville, during his "first of two visits to Paris (June of 1787)" - which, by itself, is enough to support the theory for a real Illuminati influence on the French Revolution. The importance of Bonneville on the ideas and progression of the French Revolution, and on other groups and figures of the time, is fleshed out masterfully by Billington(Bonneville, Nicholas, 12, 25, 35-44, 56, 67, 73, 160, 259; Babeuf and, 83-86 3:234,240; German culture and, 60-62, 112; Illuminism and, 96-97, 99; journalism of, 35-38, 307, 458, 3:233,236; Pythagorean influence on, 100-3; Social Circle of, 33, 39, 42-44, 60, 72, 76, 84-85, 103, 484).

Bronner, Franz Xaver (1758-1850)


A former Benedictine monk who left the monastery to become a teacher, poet and librarian in Switzerland; 26German-Swiss writer and professor

Brigido, Count Joseph (d. 1817)

Governor of Galicia from 1780 to 1794

Viennese Lodge, The Truthful Harmony; Archbishop of Ljubljana, Ivan Michael

Busche, Georg Baron von dem


Hanoverian Lieutenant-General

Cobenzl, Count Johann Ludwig von (1753-1809)


Treasurer at Eichstatt; Austrian Envoy to St. Petersburg; Court Chancellor, State Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister 27

Cobenzl, Johann Philipp Graf von (1741-1810)

Numa Pompilius Romanus

Austrian Vice Chancellor, successor to W. Kaunitz in the office of Court Chancellor and Vice Chancellor; Foreign Minister 28



High Bailiff at Weinberg in the Electorate of Hanover

Costanzo, Marquis Const. von


Counselor at Munich

Dalberg, Karl Theodor, Baron Von (1744-1817)

Baco v. Verulam (also Crescens 29)

Grand Duke of Frankfort-on-the-Main; Archbishop-Elector of Mainz, Arch-Chancellor of the Holy Roman Empire, Archbishop of Regensburg

Mayer Amschel Rothschild; Goethe, Schiller, Wieland

Dalberg, Karl Theodor, Baron Von (1744-1817)Archbishop Dalberg was an emancipator of the Jews. In 1811 he enacted a special law "decreeing that all Jews living in Frankfort, together with their descendants, should enjoy civil rights and privileges equally with other citizens." 30 In exchange for these newfound liberties the Jews had to pay him 440,000 florins; 31 financed by Mayer Amschel Rothschild, 32 at a substantial profit, no doubt. A number of Masonic Jews at the time also petitioned von Karl for the "exclusive right to maintain lodges in the city." 33

According to Niall Ferguson, Mayer Amschel was soon acting as Dalberg's "court banker." During the emancipation of the Frankfort Jews, Rothschild had also advanced him 80,000 gulden "to finance his journey to Paris for the baptism of Napoleon's son." Afterwards, Rothschild assisted him in speculative purchases of land and Dalberg returned the favor by appointing Mayer Amschel to the electoral college of Hanau. Mayer Amschel's son, also named Amschel, continued the relationship after his father's death and advanced 250,000 gulden for Dalberg to purchase horses for the French army. 34

This Illuminated Prince had a spectacular career in the Roman Catholic church. According to theCatholic-Hierarchy.org, Archbishop Dalberg was a Priest for twenty-nine years and a Bishop for twenty-eight. At the time of his initiation though he had only been "Coadjutor of Mentz." [AB: 699]

Interestingly, Lord Acton (John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton) inherited the title of baronet from his grandfather, whose cousin had married the only daughter of Karl's nephew Emmerich Joseph Dalberg (Emeric Joseph, duc de Dalberg). 35

Ditfurth, Franz W. v. (1738-1813)


Assessor to the Imperial Chamber of Wetzlar

Dorsch, Anton Josef (1758-1819)

Ptolemäus Lathurus

Professor of theology in Mainz; Professor of Moral Theology at the Episcopal Academy in Strassburg36

Drexel, Anton (1753-1830)


Libraran at Munich

de Duffrene (Dufresne), Franz Paul


Commissary at Munich

Eckartshausen, Karl von (1752-1803)

Atilius Regulus

Aulic Advisor and Councilor to Karl Theodor, Elector and Duke of Bavaria; Censor of the Library at Munich; Keeper of the Archives of the Electoral House; prolific writer in Munich: Sciences, fine Art, Drama, Politics, Religion and History, Magic and Alchemy

The Court of Karl Theodor; reader's of his numerous literary works - posthumously, and most significantly, A. E. Waite - > Aleister Crowley -> Order of the Golden Dawn

Major details of Eckartshausen's life can be read at Controverscial.com, and in the Introduction to Eckartshausen's The Cloud upon the Sanctuary.

Ecker (Egkher), Ludwig Baron von (1757-1826)


Judge at Amberg

Ernst II, Ludwig Herzog von (1745-1804)

Quintus Severus (also Timoleon)

Duke of Saxe-Gotha Altenburg

House of Wettin

Full title: Ernst II Ludwig Herzog von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg; Weishaupt's protector in Gotha. Barruel (or his English translator, Robert Clifford) calls him "Ernest Lewis, Duke of Saxe Gotha." [AB: 400] 37

Falcke, Ernst Friedrich Hector (1751-1809)


Counselor and Burgomaster at Hanover

Feder, Johann Georg Heinrich (1740-1821)

Marcus Aurelius

Professor of philosophy at Göttingen

Ferdinand, Duke von Brunswick (1721-1792)


Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg; Military General; Grand Master of Strict Observance Freemasonry

Frederick the Great; House of Orange; his Masonic brethren

Ferdinand, Karl Wilhelm (1735-1806)"Illuminated name" gleaned from Barruel, p.699: "This adept is only mentioned under the initials P. F. V. B. (Prince Ferdinand von Brunswig), both when he sends for Knigge, and when he promises his protection to the adept who is toIlluminize England." So it's only a guess as to his alias, but it's a good one. That he was a member of the Order is never in dispute by all sources consulted.

Fronhofer, Ludwig (1746-1800)

Raimundus Lullus

Professor and counsellor in Munich

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von (1749-1832)


Chief advisor to Karl August, Duke of Saxon-Weimar; poet, playwright, novelist, philosopher, painter, composer, scientist, economist, sociologist, politician

Too numerous to mention

Goethe is one of the most influential literary figures of all-time. He is often described as the "last Renaissance man." Goethe undertook the task to reintegrate the fragmented hermetic doctrines, culminating in his seminal work Faust. Michael Baigent writes, "… behind the encyclopedic scope and breadth of his activities lay essentially the same impetus that had motivated Agrippa and Paracelsus … Goethe was the true heir of the Hermetic magus of the Renaissance, working primarily in solitude and making himself the real subject and object of his alchemical experiment. Goethe not only depicted a Faust figure. As his contemporaries recognized, he was himself a Faust figure, whose fictional depiction of the magus was but an adjunct of his own personal Hermetic quest." 38

Goethe's Faust has put him in the company of Homer, Dante and Shakespeare. Academics praise this work and lecture on the "wide panorama of scenes from the vulgar to the sublime, with passages of wondrous poetry that can be sensed even through the veil of translation." 39 His scientific investigations impressed future generations as well: "Awed by Goethe's literary fame, dazzled by his reputation as the universal man, in decades after his death even noted scientists like Ernst Haeckel early praised him as the bold amateur precursor of Darwin." 40

Carl Jung was another intellectual/mystic in awe of Goethe. Faust for him, throughout his life, was to remain his most sacred book: "I regard my work on alchemy as a sign of my inner relationship to Goethe. Goethe's secret was that he was in the grip of that process of archetypal transformation which has gone on through the centuries. He regarded his Faust as an opus magnum or divinum. He called it his 'main business,' and his whole life was enacted within the framework of this drama. Thus, what was alive and active within him was a living substance, a super personal process, the great dream of themundus archetypus (archetypal world)." 41 Baigent elaborates: "For Jung, Goethe exemplified the premise enunciated by Hermetic magi of the more distant past, from Paracelsus and Agrippa back to Zosimus and the practitioners of ancient Alexandria - that the alchemist must ultimately be the subject and object of his own experiment, an experiment by which he himself is transmuted." 42

Haeffelin, Kasimir Frhr. von (1737-1827)

Philo of Byblos

Vice-President of the Spiritual Council at Munich, and Bishop in Partibus

Herder, Johann Gottfried von (1744-1803)

Damasus pontifex

General Superintendent, Weimar; philosopher, poet, critic, theologian

Goethe; Hegel; Immanuel Kant; Schleiermacher -> Böckh; Johann Georg Hamann; Karl August, Duke of Saxe-Weimar -> University of Jena

Hertel, Jakob Anton


Canon of Munich

Hoheneicher, Franz von Paula (1753-1844)


Counselor and archivist in Freising

Hornstein, Max Frhr. von


Baron, of Munich

Karl August (1757-1828)


Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach

Karl Ludwig von Knebel; Goethe; Herder -> University of Jena; Frederick the Great -> "League of Princes"

Karl, Landgraf von Hessen-Kassel (1744-1836)


Prince of the Hesse Royal Family (Prince Karl of Hessen-Kassel); Office of Regent of Schleswig-Holstein; Grand Master of the "Asiatic Brethren"

Mayer Amschel Rothschild -> Nathan Mayer Rothschild -> British East India Company; Princess of Denmark, Mary Hanover (wife); King of Denmark, Frederik V Oldenburg (father in-law); Ephraim Joseph Hirschfeld; Comte de St. Germain; Hans Heinrich von Ecker und Eckhoffen (Magister Pianco); Isaak Daniel Itzig -> Moses Mendelssohn

Karl, Landgraf von Hessen-Kassel (1744-1836)The Asiatic Brethren is an important subject, and crucial to uncovering the occult roots of various secret societies that appeared, seemingly out of nowhere, in the 18th Century. In fact, there is an entire site devoted to the subject, called the "Authentic Tradition," which has an unbelievable amount of research on the subject. The "Asiatics" link together Hermeticism, Gnosticism, Rosicrucianism, Templar Freemasonry, Jewish Cabalistic Frankist/Sabbatian occultism and the Illuminati. That our illuminated Prince was the Grand Master of the Asiatic Lodge 43 is significant: it definitively ties the two secret societies together.

St. Germain - Another intriguing connection is that of the famous occultist and alchemist, St. Germain: "[Germain] soon makes another interesting acquaintance - Prince Karl of Hesse-Kassel, Governor of Schleswig-Holstein and ardent Mason and occultist. St-Germain informs his new friend that he will be a permanent houseguest. Karl is reluctant, but finally agrees, and the two settle in Schleswig, where they study chemistry and distribute herbal remedies to the poor. Karl calls him 'the greatest philosopher who ever lived,' and nicknames him 'Papa'.

After five years, the Count catches pneumonia from his draughty lab. He dies on 27 February 1784. Karl is away at a Masonic conclave, but the death is witnessed by his doctor." 44

Maurice the Learned - It is revealing to note the long association of the Hessen-Kassel family to the occult. One particular ancestor is noteworthy. Karl is a direct descendant of "Maurice the Learned" of Hesse-Cassel (Landgraf Moritz von Hessen-Kassel, 1572-1632). Maurice procured the services of Rosicrucians and Alchemists such as Johannes Rhenanus and Michael Maier. The former served the Prince in many capacities, "working first in his chemical laboratory and towards the end of his life as the Prince's family doctor. He was also the author of a number of Paracelsian and iatrochemical texts (e.g.Urocriterium Chymiatricum, Marburg, 1609) and clearly a practising alchemist." 45 As for the latter, Maier was a very important figure and well-connected with many of the leading nobility of Europe and other famous occultists such as Robert Fludd. Maier produced an incredible amount of Rosicrucian/alchemical treatises and became the court physician to Maurice around 1614. 46 Francis Yates also underscores the fact that the town of Cassel is where the Rosicrucian Manifestos were first published (1614 and 1615). 47 Hardly a coincidence, Maurice had already founded the Collegium Mauritianum in 1599, which taught all sorts of advanced arcane studies - while at the same time he controlled "an extensive hermetic alchemical circle." 48 The sudden open appearance of the Rosicrucians and their manifestos - perplexing to most historians - isn't all that mysterious in an environment such as existed under his rule.

Much more research should be done on the House of Hesse as a whole; they appear to be the fulcrum of the most significant major revivals in western occult tradition.

Rothschild - Prince Karl and the House of Hesse represent the strongest connection yet between the Rothschild Dynasty and the Illuminati. The two families had such an intimate relationship that there's a strong possibility for the Rothschilds having at least contributed financially to the Bavarian Illuminati - if only in Karl's name.

Beginning with Karl's father Friedrich (Friedrich II Landgraf von Hessen-Kassel), the Hessen-Kassel Royal Family made a fortune from leasing Hessen-Kassel mercenaries to various monarchies: "Hessen-Kassel contributed 16.000-23.000 men to the Anglo-Prussian army"; "17,000 Hessians fought the rebels in the WAR OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE - Count Friedrich 'earned' 20 million Thalers." 49 "His banker, since 1783, was Frankfurt Jew MEYER AMSCHEL ROTHSCHILD; by clever management of the fund he and his sons made Friedrich's successor, WILHELM IX. (Karl's brother), one of the wealthiest monarchs of his time." (Ibid.; italic emphasis mine, caps in the original)

From the Jewish Encyclopedia: "Mayer [Amschel Rothschild] was a general agent and banker, and traded also in works of art and curios. In the latter connection he became an agent of William IX., Landgrave of Hesse-Cassel, who on his father's death in 1785 had inherited the largest private fortune in Europe, derived mainly from the hire of troops to the British government for the putting down of the Revolution in the United States." (italic emphasis mine)

Comparison of both coat of arms.From the very beginning the Rothschild patriarch sought to secure favor with the Hesse Royal Family. In 1769, after a letter of flattery to Karl's brother Prince William, Mayer Amschel Rothschild receives permission to nail a gold-letter sign to his shop, which read: "M. A. Rothschild, by appointment court factor to his serene highness, Prince William of Hanau." (The Rothschilds Part 1) By 1816 after the Austrian minister of finance proposed the Rothschilds receive official nobility, the Hesse Coat of Arms became a key component: "The Rothschilds were asked to submit a coat of arms, which Solomon did: it consisted in quarterly: 1) or an eagle sable surcharged in dexter by a field gules, 2) gules a leopard passant proper, 3) a lion rampant, 4) azure, an arm bearing 5 arrows; in center a shield of gules. The supporters were a greyhound and a stork, the crest a coronet with a lion issuant. […] The eagle alluded to Austria,the lion to Hesse-Kassel." (Jewish Heraldry; bold emphasis mine)

The Hesse-Kassel mercenary blood-money, in turn, became the catalyst for the beginning of the Rothschild family fortune. The Jewish Encyclopedia informs us that Nathan Rothschild was on such good terms with (Illuminati) Prince Dalberg, that Napoleon had made him a member of the Electoral College of Darmstadt in 1810. Meanwhile, the Landgrave of Hesse-Cassel (William IX) had already fled to Denmark after the battle of Jena in 1806. He sent his money "to Nathan in London, who in 1808 utilized it to purchase £800,000 worth of gold from the East India Company, knowing that it would be needed for Wellington's Peninsular campaign. He made no less than four profits on this: (1) on the sale of Wellington's paper, (2) on the sale of the gold to Wellington, (3) on its repurchase, and (4) on forwarding it to Portugal. This was the beginning of the great fortunes of the house, and its early transactions may be divided into three stages, in each of which Nathan was the guiding spirit: namely, (1) from 1808 to 1815, mainly the transmission of bullion from England to the Continent for the use of the British armies and for subventions to the allies; (2) from 1816 to 1818, 'bearing' operations on the stock exchange on the loans needed for the reconstruction of Europe after Napoleon's downfall; and (3) from 1818 to 1848, the undertaking of loans and of refunding operations, which were henceforth to be the chief enterprises of the house."

Kapfinger, Georg

Thales milesius

Secretary to Count Tattenbach

Kleucker, Johann Friedrich (1749-1827)

Terentius Varro

Philosopher and theologian, rector at Osnabrueck; author of occult subjects

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing; the Martinist Order; Franz Xaver von Baader

Knigge, Adolph Franz Friedrich Ludwig Freiherr von (1752-1796)


Writer; Freemason

Weishaupt, Goethe, Nicolai; German Masonic lodges; House of Hessen-Kassel

Knigge, Adolph Franz Friedrich Ludwig Freiherr von (1752-1796)Baron Knigge was instrumental to the spread of Illuminism. He was "a man of considerable distinction in his day." [VS] He studied law at Göttingen and was subsequently attached to the courts of Hesse-Cassel and Weimar. [VS] He penned works of "romance, popular philosophy, and dramatic poetry" [VS] and wrote reviews for Nicolai's Allgemeine Deutsche Bibliothek. 50

He became fascinated with secret societies and, at the earliest age possible, joined a lodge of Strict Observance. He was very interested in the subjects of theosophy, magic, alchemy, and the Rosicrucians. [VS] Strict Observance freemasonry had been started in Germany by Baron von Hund. The "Knights of Strict Observance" swore allegiance to "unknown superiors" and claimed direct descent from the Knights Templar and the Rosicrucians. 51

The Strict Observance lodges created an occult pedigree to attract recruits with the promise of joining an Order of a continuous, ancient descent. Secrets that began in antiquity were more appealing than something only recently devised. Weishaupt understood this from the beginning 52 and had created his own mythical genealogy for the Illuminati, and when Knigge joined the Order he immediately asked Weishaupt for proof. Weishaupt admitted it was only a ruse, but rather than being offended, Knigge - knowing that this was an important part of a secret society's appeal - immediately "proceeded to build one of his own, where the Illuminati were declared as having originally been founded by Noah, and revived after a period of decline by St John the Evangelist." [MI]

Kolborn, Joseph Hieronymus Karl Freiherr von (1744-1816)


Priest, later Bishop; personal secretary to Illuminati Baron Dalberg

Kolowrat-Krakowsky, Count Leopold von (1727-1809)


Vice-Chancellor for Austria and Bohemia

Kolowrat-Krakowsky, Count Leopold von (1727-1809)"Kolowrat-Krakowsky, Count Leopold, b. Dec. 31, 1727, d. Vienna, Nov. 2, 1809, high-ranking state-official and minister, served for 63 years under 4 monarchs. 1869 Vice-Chancellor for Austria and Bohemia, 1871 President of the Hofkammer (Court Treasury) and Chairman of the "Ministerial-, Banco-, Hof-Deputation", 1782 Highest Chancellor and head of the joint financial and political administration of the court, 1792 First Minister of a newly-established central authority, 1796-1808 first directing Minister of State." 53

The higher degrees of the Illuminati were reserved for atheistic teachings. 54 In a letter to Zwack, Weishaupt expresses his doubt about Kolowrat's conversion to the illuminist ideology, worrying that he still clings to a traditional view on religion: "Do put Brother Numenius in correspondence with me," he says, "I must try to cure him of his Theosophical ideas, and properly prepare him for our views." [AB: 505]

Koppe, Johann Benjamin (1750-1791)


Theology professor, Göttingen; writer; Superintendent at Göttingen and afterward at Hanover

Kressel, Baron

Vice chancellor of Bohemia

Kröber, Karl


Governor of the Prince of Stolberg's children at Neuwied

Lange, Franz Georg (b. 1747?55)


Counsellor in Eidistatt

Lanz, Johann Jakob (1745? 56-1785)


Secular priest in special service to the diocese (Ger. Weltpriester) in Erding


There's a lot of controversy surrounding this Illuminatus; and he is an initiate as Professor Dülmen confirms.

In 1785 Lanz was struck by lightning, and killed, at the side of Weishaupt in Regensburg. Here'sWeishaupt's account of the incident: "When my late friend Lanz was struck by lightning at my side in the year 1785 in Regensburg, what an opportunity this could have provided me to play the penitent and remorseful hypocrite, and thus gain the confidence of my persecutors."

Barruel says "Among his adepts was one LANZ, an apostate priest. Weishaupt designed him as the person to carry his mysteries and conspiracies into Selesia. His mission was already fixed, and Weishaupt was giving him his last instructions, when a thunder-bolt from Heaven struck the apostate dead, and that by the side of Weishaupt. The Brethren, in their first fright, had not recourse to their ordinary means for diverting the papers of the deceased adept from the inspection of the magistrate. [footnote] See the Apology of the Illuminees, P. 62." [AB: 683]

Lanz could very well have been on a mission to carry out "conspiracies into Selsia;" afterall, that is what they did: carry out conspiracies, that's the whole purpose behind the Order!

Illuminati apologists, such as the Freemasons, take issue with the fact that Barruel had called Lanz "an apostate priest," when in fact he was only a "Weltpriester." Minor detail, because Lanz was in fact an illuminatus. The Masons would have you believe the following: "As an example of the mythology that surrounds the history of the Illuminati, note that Barruel claimed that Lanz, an Illuminati courier and apostate priest, was struck by lightning, thus revealing Weishaupt's papers to the authorities, but this does not appear to be substantiated. This error was widely reprinted and enlarged on by subsequent anti-masons whose lack of research and disdain for historical accuracy has lead them to confuse Johann Jakob Lanz (d.1785), a non-Illuminati secular priest in Erding, and friend of Weishaupt, with Franz Georg Lang, a court advisor in Eichstätt who was active in the Illuminati under the name Tamerlan.

"Barruel mistakenly translated "weltpriester", or secular priest, as apostate priest and subsequent writers such as Webster and Miller have repeated this error. Eckert renamed Weishaupt's friend as Lanze and had him struck by lightning while carrying dispatches in Silesia. Miller cited Eckert but renamed Lanz as Jacob Lang and placed the lightning strike in Ratisbon. This is a minor detail in the history but it demonstrates the lack of accuracy often displayed by detractors of the Illuminati." (emphasis mine)

"Minor detail" is right! As I said, all that matters is Lanz WAS Illuminati. That there were secret documents found on his person hasn't been substantiated by any historian. But he was struck by lightning, and subsequently died; he was Illuminati; and most likely, he was carrying out some nefarious plot on behalf of his master and brethren.

I don't know why the Grand Lodge of Yukon and BC continue to falsely state that Lanz was "a non-illuminati"; after all, it is at their site that Professor Dülmen's list is published. Exact entry: "x Lanz, Joh. Jakob, Weltpriester in Erding [Sokrates], 89, 99, 101, 268, 392, 400." The "x" denotes a "secure" membership and long association; a double x (xx) represents an "unsecured" membership - they're not sure about the candidate yet, but an illuminated alias was given nonetheless. The reason I have published the present document is to be as historically accurate as possible; the masons profess the same thing, and giving Dülmen's membership list, a correction on their part is warranted.

Lodron, Maximilian Graf von (1757-1823)

Numa Pompilius graecus

Counsellor at Munich

Mändl, Theodor


Court chamber advisor, Munich

Massenhausen, Anton von


Counsellor of the fiscal authority, Munich

Weishaupt and the whole of the Order ("Ajax" was an original member and the Illuminati's treasurer)

Mauvillon, Jakob (1743-1794)

Agesilaus (and also Arcesilas)

Professor in Kassel; French economic philosopher (Physiokrat)

Mirabeau; Baron von Knigge

Mauvillon, Jakob (1743-1794)According to Wikipedia, during a secret mission to the court of Prussia in July of 1786, Mirabeau had made the acquaintance of Mauvillon "whom he found possessed of a great number of facts and statistics with regard to Prussia; these he made use of in a great work on Prussia published in 1788 [De la monarchie prussienne sous Frédéric le Grand]."

Weishaupt's second-in-command, Baron von Knigge, had also struck up a friendship with Mauvillon - to the benefit of the Illuminati. In a letter to Weishaupt, he writes: "I have now found in Cassel the best man, on whom I cannot congratulate ourselves enough: he is Mauvillon, Grand Master of one of the Royal York Lodges. So with him we have the whole lodge in our hands. He has also got from there all their miserable degrees." [NW: 210]

Meggenhofen, Ferdinand Baron von (1760-1790)


Regiments auditor, Burghausen; Captain in the Bavarian service

Metternich, Franz Georg Karl von (1746-1818)


Imperial Ambassador at Coblenz

Prince Clemens Metternich (son) -> the Rothschilds and Henry Kissinger

Metternich was a diplomat, his son Count Clemens Metternich followed in his father's footsteps; very famous in his time and one of the principal negotiators of the Congress of Vienna, he also became involved with the Rothschilds. Interestingly, Henry Kissinger would write his PhD thesis in 1957 on the life of Clemens Metternich, titled A World Restored: Metternich, Castlereagh and the Problems of Peace 1812-22. 57

Merz, Max Edler von


Envoy in Regensburg; later Secretary to the Ambassador of the Empire at Copenhagen

Michl, Anton (1753-1813)


Ecclesiastic at Freising

Mieg, Johann Friedrich (1700-1788)


Counsellor at Heidelberg

Montgelas, Maximilian Josef Garnerin, Count von (1759-1838)


Bavarian Electorate adviser

Bavarian Elector; Countess von Arco (wife)

Münter, Friedrich (1761-1830)

Spinoza 58

Theologian in Copenhagen, church historian and archaeologist; Danish Bishop

Nicolai, Christoph Friedrich (1733-1811)


Bookseller and publisher, Berlin; founder, along with Lessing and Mendelssohn, of the Bibliothek der schonen Wissenschaften (Library of Fine Philosophy) and the periodical,Briefe, die neueste Literatur betreffend; editor of the journalAllgemeine Deutsche Bibliothek

Lessing, Mendelssohn, Herder, Goethe, Schiller, Kant and Fichte; and, perhaps most notably for the present study, Adam Weishaupt himself

Nicolai, Christoph Friedrich (1733-1811)Nicolai was the focal point of the German/Prussian Aufklädrung(Enlightenment); and, along with his partners Lessing and Mendelssohn, he was largely responsible for it. Nicolai was undoubtedly Weishaupt's main source for procuring books and journals, and from that acquaintance was likely initiated into the Order himself. Subsequently, the Illuminati would publish many pamphlets, articles and revolutionary tracts through this most important channel.

To stress the importance of Nicolai to the dissemination of ideas during the German Enlightenment it is reported that his journal Allgemeine Deutsche Bibliothek, for instance, reviewed a staggering 80,000 books in forty years. It was "intended to review (and thereby to expose to as large a public as possible) the entire prose production of the time …" (The Eighteenth Century German "Trivialroman" As Constructed By Literary History And Criticism)

Pappenheim, Friedrich Lothar Ferdinand Graf von (1727-1792)


General and Governor of Ingolstadt

Pestalozzi, Johann Heinrich (1746-1827)


Swiss Educator, Interlaken

Johann Herbart -> John Dewey; Friedrich Froebel

Poelffy, Count

Chancellor of Hungary

Johann Herbart -> John Dewey; Friedrich Froebel

Riedl, Midiael von


Counsellor at Munich

Röntgen, Ludwig


Lutheran minister


Karl Kröber (Agis) makes a revealing report to Areopagites concerning Röntgen: "This week we shall receive a Lutheran minister, who by slight of hand has collected nine thousand florins for the community … As soon as peace is made he is to set of for London, with a multitude of letters of recommendation. The Pr._F_O.B, uncle of the reigning Duke, has promised to second him in that country for the Order. He must slyly Illuminize the English …" [AB: 653] Abbé Barruel says that his copy of the Original Writings Vol. I contained a note in the margins stating that the initials refer to Prince Ferdinand of Brunswick.

Ruedorfer, Franz Xaver (1752-1811)

Livius/Plinius minor

Secretary of the States at Munich

Bavarian Academy of Sciences

Ruef, Kaspar (1748-1805)


Professor at Freiburg

Sauer, Georg Conrad (1754-1797)


Chancellor at Ratisbon

Savioli-Corbelli Alexander Graf von (1742-1811)


Court treasurer Munich

Bavarian Academy of Sciences

Schmerber, Sigmund


Merchant at Frankfurt am Main

Schröckenstein, Friedrich Freiherr von


Domherr (canon or "cathedral gentleman") in Eidistatt

Seinsheim, Maximilian Joseph Graf von (1751-1803)


Vice-President and Treasurer at Munich

Bavarian Academy of Sciences

Socher, Joseph (1755-1834)

Hermes Trismegistus

Curate in Haching; Philosopher and theologian

Sonnenfels, Joseph von (1733-1817)

Fabius - Numa pompilius romanus

Lawyer and writer in Vienna; Law professor at Vienna University for political science; Adviser to the empress 59

Viennese justice system; Joseph II 60

"Sonnenfels was professor of police and cameral sciences in Vienna and together with Justi the major figure in Austrian eighteenth century cameralism. He held several high offices in the Austrian administration and also was involved in the reform of the penal system and in various philanthropic activities. His Grundsätze der Polizey, Handlung und Finanzwissenschaft (2 volumes 1765-67) has been used as an official textbook for decades. Sonnenfels represented 'an improved version of the mercantilist theory... in several respects superior to Justi'"