Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Worlds Oldest Republic - San Marino

Marshall and Larisa McKenna enjoy the view of San Marino, the worlds oldest and smallest sovereign and constitutional republic founded on September 3, 301 by Saint Marinus. The government of San Marino made United States President Abraham Lincoln a honorary citizen. He wrote in reply, saying the republic proved that "government founded on republican principles is capable of being so administered as to be secure and enduring."

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