Tag: Nansen

Nansen Passport For A Beauty

Issued for 19 year old girl Tamara Matskevitch in Tallinn, Estonia. Excellent condition with great photo of Tamara. Several extensions of her document. Hard cover. Nansen refugee (travel documents) are rare to find, especially in such fine condition (and with…

The Nansen Passport

  has a good website abou te Nansen passport. The idea for the Nansen passport came from a representative from the International Red Cross, Edouard August Frick. In the autumn of 1921, he proposed an identity card that could work…

The Nansen Passport (incl. Video)

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The National Archives Of Norway published a excellent website about the Nansen Passport with nice pictures and detailed background information. The idea for the Nansen passport came from a representative from the International Red Cross, Edouard August Frick. In the…

Brief History of UNRRA and IRO

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  The Allies chartered the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) at a 44-nation conference at the White House on November 9, 1943. The express purpose of the agency was the repatriation and support of refugees who would come…

Passports, Travel, Nations: Landmarks

This page highlights landmarks in the history of passport, citizenship documentation and travel surveillance schemes. 1557 de Vitoria’s De Indis Noviter Inventis 1562 Edict of Saint-Germain-de-Pres grants limited rights of assembly to French Huguenots 1646 Grotius’ De Iure Belli ac…

Nansen Passport

2 Nansen Passports issued in France, issued in 1947 to Mr. and Mrs. Tcherniakoff, Russian Refugees. One Family Book (un livret de famille) issued in France 1935. Herszel Tajchner, born in Poland and Pessia Tcherniakoff born in Odessa, Russia. Herszel…