Bredow, Leopold Bill von - from Germany

ID: 11036
Organization: AIG
Country of meeting: in the year 2009-2010

Lawyer and diplomat. Leopold Bill von Bredow is a great-grandson of Otto von Bismarck. He was born as the son of Major Leopold Waldemar von Bredow (1875-1933) and his wife Hannah Leopoldine Alice (1893-1971, née Countess von Bismarck-Schönhausen) in Potsdam.After graduating from the Humanistische Gymnasium Basel in 1951, he studied law at the University of Basel and the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg. In 1955 he completed his studies with the First State Examination in Law. He passed the second state examination in law in 1960 following his legal clerkship. The following year he entered the diplomatic service.

From 1961 to 1962 Bredow was an attaché in Bamako and in 1964 he became consul at the Consulate General in Dhaka. From 1965 to 1967, he served as Second Secretary of the United Nations Permanent Observer Mission in New York. The other stations of his diplomatic career were mainly characterized by activities as a press spokesman. From 1967 to 1970 he was a press officer at the Federal Foreign Office as a Legation Councillor and from 1970 to 1973 Head of the Press Department of the Embassy in Tel Aviv. In 1971 he was promoted to Embassy Councillor. He served as deputy chief of protocol for the NOK at the 1972 Munich Summer Olympics Organizing Committee. From 1973 to 1977 he was head of the press office of the embassy in Rome.

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