Passport Conferences & Territory Issues by the League of Nations

Passport Conferences & Territory Issues by the League of Nations

Passport Conferences & Territory Issues by the League of Nations The League of Nations held two conferences about passports. Below you see their recommendation of a “passport standard,” further the handling of territorial issues. 1920 Events January 10, 1920 British…

Israel Diplomatic Passport 1951 Knesset member Avriel

Israel Diplomatic Passport 1951 Knesset member Avriel

Israel Diplomatic Passport 1951 Ehud Avriel (1917 – August 27, 1980) was an Israeli diplomat and politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Mapai between 1955 and 1957. Born in Vienna in Austria–Hungary, Avriel was educated at a…

Zonal Travel Permit 1954 for occupied Germany

Zonal Travel Permit 1954 for occupied Germany

Zonal Travel Permit 1954 for occupied Germany The Zonal Travel Permit was a personal document officially introduced by the four occupying powers of the German Reich on 30 June 1946, which allowed the citizens of the occupation zones to travel…

Swedish Diplomat Per Anger saved thousands of Jews in Budapest

Swedish Diplomat Per Anger saved thousands of Jews in Budapest

Swedish Diplomat Per Anger saved thousands of Jews in Budapest Thousands of Hungarian Jews were rescued from death in Nazi extermination camps thanks to the Swedish diplomat Per Anger. Not only did Anger ferry out reports of the systematic extermination…

Facts: The North Korean (DPRK) Passport

Facts: The North Korean (DPRK) Passport

North Korean (DPRK) Passport The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) passport is one of the rarest travel documents a collector can get. Here are some facts, stories, and pictures. The Daily NK obtained a North Korean passport, a new…

USA Daniel Webster – Secretary of State Letter – Passport and Citizenship

USA Daniel Webster – Secretary of State Letter – Passport and Citizenship

USA Daniel Webster – Secretary of State Letter – Passport and Citizenship DANIEL  WEBSTER (1782-1852) Arguably America’s greatest orator, statesman Daniel Webster practiced prominently as a lawyer before the U.S. Supreme Court and served as a U.S. Congressman (1813-1817, 1823-1827), a…

Iceland Diplomatic Passport – Wife Of Minister

Iceland Diplomatic Passport – Wife Of Minister

Iceland Diplomatic Passport – Wife Of Former Minister Iceland passports are already hard to find but an Iceland Diplomatic is most rare and this one comes full of visas and stamps, issued to Gudrun Gislason, the wife of former cabinet…

Republic of Texas 1828 – important passport regulation

Republic of Texas 1828 – important passport regulation

Republic of Texas 1828 – important passport regulation Passport regulations: one of only two known [Circular] Passport Regulations Printed by Samuel Bangs. Leona Vicario [Saltillo]: Samuel Bangs , 1828. One page, two sided, in Spanish, English, and French, 11.75 x 7.5″….

How The Swiss Passport Became Red – Swiss Passport History

How The Swiss Passport Became Red – Swiss Passport History

How The Swiss Passport Became Red – Swiss Passport History To have a passport seems to us to be obvious. But the little booklet has yet existed a little over 100 years. And it was only around 50 years ago…