- Category : 1897-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Incarnation 1
Dutch banker, civil servant, politician, and diplomat. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands 1952–1956. Beyen played an important role in the creation of the European Economic Community, and is regarded as one of the founding fathers of the European Union. The 1981–1982 academic year at the College of Europe was named in his honour.
In 1922, Wim Beyen married Petronella J.G. ("Nelly" Hijmans van Anrooij. They had two sons and a daughter. At the end of the 1930s Beyen had a relationship with the Austrian Margaretha Antonia "Gretel" Lubinka. After World War II his first marriage was dissolved and he married Gretel.
Wim Beyen died on 29 April 1976 in The Hague.