Johnson Montreal (Qc) CANADA - May 29 1999
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Gaston Thorn at the 1999 Conference of Montreal.
Gaston Egmond Thorn (September 3, 1928 – August 26, 2007) was a Luxembourg politician who served in a number of high-profile positions, both domestically and internationally. Amongst the posts that he held were Prime Minister of Luxembourg (1974–79), President of the United Nations General Assembly (1975), and President of the European Commission (1981–85).