Krag, Jens Otto - from Denmark

ID: 250034
Organization: NATO
Country of meeting: in the year 1966-1967

Prime Minister 1962-1968 and (1971-1972), Foreign Minister (1958-1962) and (1966-1967), Minister of Foreign Financial Affairs (1957-1958), Minister of Economy and Work of Denmark (1953-1957), Trade Minister of Denmark (1947-1950).

He sponsored a referendum for Denmark to join the European Economic Community. In 1972 the referendum passed, but the nation was divided over the issue, and Krag resigned, claiming that he had become tired of politics. His last role in public life was as the European Common Market representative to the United States from 1974 until 1975.

Activities in the Orangization:
President of the North Atlantic Council