Obituary Articles

Remembering John Bruton: A Champion of Democracy and Peace

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of John Bruton, former Taoiseach of Ireland, former EU Ambassador to the US and esteemed Member of Club de Madrid. As Taoiseach from 1994 to 1997, he played a pivotal role in advancing the peace process in...

Club de Madrid mourns the passing of its Member Sebastián Piñera

It is with deep sorrow that we have today learned of the tragic accident suffered by fellow Club de Madrid Member Sebastián Piñera, two-time President of Chile from 2010 to 2014 and from 2018 to 2022, who contributed to strengthening the country's democracy after...

With the death of Jacques Delors, Europe loses one of its last great architects

As a French politician who served as the eighth President of the European Commission from 1985 to 1995, Delors played a key role in the creation of the single market, the euro and the modern European Union

A tireless fighter for peace and an advocate of dialogue

Martti Ahtisaari was the tenth President of Finland and Nobel Peace Prize laureate “for his important efforts, on several continents and over more than three decades, to resolve international conflicts”. He was Member of Club de Madrid from 2003 to 2021

Club de Madrid mourns the loss of Javier Pérez de Cuellar

Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Member of Club de Madrid (CdM), former President of Peru's Council of Ministers (2000-2001) and a former Secretary-General of the United Nations (1981-1990) has passed away at age 100. CdM Members and the Secretariat mourn his loss.  Pérez de Cuellar was among the first to...

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