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Schott's Miscellany 7 May 2009

Gary Cooper born (1901)


To date, only six foreigners have been awarded honorary citizenship of the U.S.:

Winston Churchill -- British Prime Minister and wartime leader -- 1963
Raoul Wallenberg -- Swedish diplomat who aided Jews escaping the Nazis -- 1981
William & Hannah Callowhill Penn -- founders of the colony of Pennsylvania -- 1984
Agnes Gonxha Bjaxhiu -- also known as Mother Theresa of Calcutta -- 1996
Marquis de Lafayette -- French nobleman who fought alongside George Washington -- 2002

A number of others have,from time to time, been proposed for honorary citizenship based upon exception merit including, in May 2005, Anne Frank.

I wanted to avoid violence. Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.
Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

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