Jean Charles Snoy et d'Oppuers

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Count Jean Charles Snoy et d'Oppuers (2 July 1907, Braine-l'Alleud, Walloon Brabant – 17 May 1991), son of Baron Thierry Snoy, was a Belgian civil servant, diplomat and Roman Catholic politician for the PSC-CVP. He was married to Countess Nathalie d'Alcantara and they lived at the Snoy family estate, the Castle of Bois-Seigneur-Isaac.

He graduated in law and Thomistic philosophy at the Catholic University of Leuven. He was Secretary-General of the Belgian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Head of the Belgian Delegation to the Intergovernmental Conference on the Common Market and Euratom at the Château of Val-Duchesse in 1956 and signed the Treaties of Rome for Belgium, together with Paul-Henri Spaak in 1957. From 1982 until 1984, he was President of the European League for Economic Cooperation. He was a member of the Steering Committee of the Bilderberg Group.[1]


  • Snoy et d'Oppuers, Jean-Charles, Rebâtir l'Europe, Mémoires, Paris, Duculot, 1989.

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  1. ^ "Former Steering Committee Members". Bilderberg Group. Retrieved 2014-02-08. 
  • Jean Charles Snoy et d'Oppuers (Dutch)
  • Memorandum from Paul-Henri Spaak, President of the Intergovernmental Conference on the Common Market and Euratom (Brussels, 12 October 1956), CEE, CM3/NEGO/243
  • Snoy et d'Oppuers, Jean-Charles, European revival and the Rome Treaties - The Intergovernmental Committee established by the Messina Conference - The Spaak Report (21 April 1956), Conference held from 25 to 28 March 1987 in Rome.
  • Castle of Bois-Seigneur-Isaac