|Intro||Secretary-General for the Council of The European Union|
|Is||Diplomat Philologist Politician|
|Type||Politics Social science|
|Birth||8 July 1931, Düsseldorf, Germany|
Jürgen Trumpf (born 8 July 1931, Düsseldorf) was appointed Secretary-General for the Council of the European Union and held the office from 1 September 1994 to 17 October 1999. When the Amsterdam Treaty came into force, he briefly became the first High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy but a month later made way for Javier Solana at the Cologne European Summit.