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The front cover of a Nansen passport.
|Issued by||League of Nations|
|Type of document||Passport|
|Eligibility requirements||stateless refugees|
The Nansen passport was originally developed for refugees from the Russian civil war. It's estimated that about 800,000 Russian refugees had become stateless when Lenin revoked citizenship for all Russian expatriates in 1921.
Nobel Peace Prize
While Nansen passports are no longer issued, existing national and supranational authorities, including the United Nations, issue documents for stateless people and refugees. These include: certificate of identity (or "alien's passport"), and the "refugee travel document".
- Robert Capa
- Marc Chagall
- Alexander Galich
- Anatol Heintz
- Vladimir Nabokov
- Aristotle Onassis
- Anna Pavlova
- Sergey Rakhmaninov
- Otto Skorzeny
- Igor Stravinsky
- Fridtjof Nansen, Indiana University Center for the Study of Global Change, 2006. Retrieved 22 February 2011.
- Nansen-pass Store Norske Leksikon, retrieved December 11, 2012
- Arkivverket.no (in Norwegian), retrieved December 11, 2012
- Fridtjof Nansen, Nobelprize.org, 1922. Retrieved 22 February 2011.
- Nansenkontoret Arkivverket.no (in Norwegian), retrieved December 11, 2012
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