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BERTRAND Booksellers, LONGEST RUNNING BOOKSHOP - Lisboa, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte
N 38° 42.645 W 009° 08.468
29S E 487729 N 4284688
Quick Description: "Established in 1732, Bertrand bookshop, located in Lisbon, Portugal, is the oldest operating bookshop."
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date Posted: 2/18/2014 5:13:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMK5YC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 6

Long Description:
"The Bertrand bookshop emerged in Portugal in 1732 in Chiado, founded by Pedro Faure, French, married to Magdalena Bonnardel Brunier and two married daughters with two Frenchmen who have settled in Lisbon. Madalena married João José Bertrand Martinho and Catherina married to Bertrand.
When given the death of Pedro Faure, on March 11, 1753, the company "Faure & Irmãos Bertrand" is renamed just "Irmãos Bertrand".
In April 2010, the Bertrand wins the Guinness World Records for "the oldest booksellers in activity 'and the bookstore Bertrand in Chiado, Lisbon, wins the Guinness World Record for' the oldest bookstore in activity '."
Date the Record Happened: April 2010

Where did this record happen: Lisbon

Who Broke this record: Bertrand Booksellers

Is there something to see here?: Yes

What is there to see here: The plaque and the store

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