31 Photos - Dec 22, 2011
Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1990 - (fltr) Prime Minister Ante Markovic of Yugoslavia; Gianni de Michelis, Foreign Minister of Italy; Franz Vranitzky, Federal Chancellor of Austria; President Wojciech Jaruzelski of Poland; Prime Minister Hans Modrow of the German Democratic Republic; Prime Minister Marián Calfa of Czechoslovakia; Prime Minister Andrei Lukanov of Bulgaria and Péter Medgyessy, Deputy Chairman of the Hungarian Council of Ministers, during the session "New Europe" at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1990.Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1992 - Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan, with Karl Otto Pöhl, President of the Federal Bank of Germany, at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1992.Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1986 - (fltr) Jacques Delors, Kurt Furgler, Klaus Schwab captured during the Annual Meeting of the European Management Symposium, the predecessor of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1986.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1996 - Michael Bloomberg, Founder of Bloomberg; William H. Gates III, Chairman and CEO of Microsoft Corporation at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1996.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1979 - Edward Heath, former Prime Minister, United Kingdom guest conducting the Zurich Chamber Orchestra for the UNESCO charity event for the Year of the Child at the European Management Symposium, the predecessor of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1979.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 31JAN 1988 - The Davos Declaration, a historic handshake between the Turkish and Greek Prime Ministers. (fltr) Kurt Furgler, Chairman of the Annual Meeting; Jean-Pascal Delamuraz, Swiss Federal Councillor; Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou of Greece; Prime Minister Turgut Özal of Turkey; Luzius Schmid, Mayor of
Davos; and Klaus Schwab captured at the Davos Town Hall during the European Management Forum, the predecessor of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1988.

Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1990 - East German Prime Minister Hans Modrow and West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl captured at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1990.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1992 - Premier Li Peng of the People's Republic of China and Klaus Schwab at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1992.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1992 - President Vaclav Havel of Czechoslovakia in conversation with H.R.H. Prince Charles prior to a plenary session, with Klaus Schwab at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1992.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: Li Peng, Klaus Schwab, Cardinal Martini - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 1992Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1992 - Henry Kissinger, former US Secretary of State chairing a panel session on “The New Partners” with Presidents (fltr) 
Ayaz Mutalibov of Azerbaijan; Stanislav Shushkevich, Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of Belarus; Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan; Mircea Snegur of Moldova; Leonid Kravchuk of Ukraine; Islam Karimov of Uzbekistan at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1992.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1991 - Arkady Volsky; Leonid Kravchuk; Aga Khan; Arnold Rüütel; Anatoly Sobchak, Mayor of St Petersburg, captured during the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1991.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1997 - (fltr) Fred Bergsten, Director of the Institute for International Economics, USA; Peter Sutherland, Chairman and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs International; and Lawrence Summers, Deputy Secretary of the Treasury of the United States at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1997.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1980 - Henry Kissinger, former US Secretary of State; Klaus Schwab and Edward Heath, former Prime Minister, United Kingdom, at the European Management Symposium, the predecessor of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1980.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 24JAN 1971 - Klaus Schwab welcomes participants to the inaugural European Management Symposium in 1971. Otto von Habsburg (left) delivered the keynote speech at the opening session of the first European Managament Symposium, the predecessor of the World Economic Forum held in Davos 24 January - 7 February 1971.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1974 - Klaus Schwab speaking during the European Management Symposium, the predecessor of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1974.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1975 - (fltr) Nello Celio, Jean Rey, Olivier Giscard d'Estaing, Klaus Schwab captured during the European Management Symposium, the predecessor of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1975.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1978 - Johannes Marten den Uyl, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1973-77); Ralf Dahrendorf, Director of the London School of Economics; and Franz Josef Strauss, Chairman of the Christian Social Union (CSU) of Bavaria, Germany captured during the European Management Symposium, the predecessor of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1978.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: Prime Ministers Session - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 1983 (European Management Symposium)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1976 - (fltr) François Mitterrand, Secretary General of the French Socialist Party and Edward Heath, former Prime Minister, United Kingdom captured during the European Management Symposium, the predecessor of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1976.Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, FEB 1986 - H.R.H. The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, President of the World Wildlife Fund
International (WWF) addressing the European Management Symposium, the predecessor of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1986.

Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 2FEB 1986 - Davos Détente, a historic handshake between Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou of Greece and Prime Minister Turgut Özal of Turkey and Klaus Schwab (left) looking on at the European Management Symposium, the predecessor of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1986.

Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, FEB 1986 - Zhu Rongji, Vice-Chairman of China’s State Economic Commission and future premier (1999 - 2003), leading the Chinese delegation at the European Management Symposium, the predecessor of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1986.

Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1987 - (fltr) Klaus Schwab and New Zealand Prime Minister Robert Hawke addressing the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1987.Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1987 - Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Vice-Chancellor and Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, calls on the West to reach out to the Soviet Union to support reforms at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1987.
“The West has no reason to fear cooperation,” Genscher told participants. “Our motto must be: Let us take Gorbachev seriously. Let us take him at his word!"
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1987 - Davos Congress Centre during the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1987.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1989 - (fltr) Eishiro Saito, Chairman, Keidanren, Japan; Austrian Federal Chancellor Franz Vranitzky; Jacques Delors, President of the Commission of the European Communities; former French Prime Minister Raymond Barre, session chairman; Belgian Prime Minister Wilfried Martens; Portuguese Prime Minister Anibal Cavaco Silva; and Lord Young of Graffham, United Kingdom Secretary of State for Trade and Industry at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1989.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1990 - West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl and Klaus Schwab captured at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1990.Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1990 - Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore captured at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1990.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1994 - Yasser Arafat, Chairman of the PLO, with Shimon Peres, Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1994.
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)Photo: DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, JAN 1987 - Klaus Schwab addressing the Opening Session of the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1987.Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">http://www.weforum.org</a>)