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Nansen passport

n
(Historical Terms) a passport issued to stateless persons by the League of Nations after World War I
[C20: named after F. Nansen]
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This is not as abstract as it sounds; the newly minted Soviet Union rendered stateless millions of Russians; hence the creation of Nansen passports, a tremendous success.
Their careers never quite intersected, although interestingly both were children of that post-Diaghilev Ballets Russes fallout, full of old ballets, older traditions, White Russians, and emigre Nansen passports. I say "never quite intersected," but it was a near miss.