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Where Was The World’s First Embassy?
17 July 2018, 16:27 | Updated: 17 July 2018, 16:36
Mystery Hour Question
Question: Where was the world’s first embassy? Gareth from Chesham.
Name: Gill, Beckingham
Qualification: Her husband used to be an ambassador.
Answer: The first embassy was started in the 13th century in Northern Italy – Milan, where city states had embassies with each other.
Before the 13th century, countries would send representatives around, but didn’t have defined embassies – Milan was the first.