Helene von Bismarck was born in Brussels to German parents, and grew up in Russia, Germany and Belgium. After her European Baccalaureat and a sabbatical in Italy, she studied History and Politics at Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and Humboldt-University in Berlin.

"The most intellectually challenging thing I ever did was taking A-Level Latin in English at the European School in Brussels."

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