A centuries-old tradition, causer of headaches

Did you know?For almost one hundred years, between 1772 and 1858, British passports were printed exclusively in French.This is because of a peculiar perspective at the timewhich saw French as “the language of international diplomacy”, and many European politicians of the timewere forced to learn French because of this.To this day, British passports have sections in French,which has come with its fair share of controversy.

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