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Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A. [...] (MPS) is the oldest surviving bank in the world [...]

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Assuming that this is correct, and using the same criteria, which was the latest bank to lose that status? And when did that happen?

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That's probably Banco di San Giorgio founded in 1407, and closed in 1805.

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What do you mean with "probably"? –  Glen The Udderboat Dec 29 '13 at 20:44
@GlenTheUdderboat I don't understand that question. –  Lennart Regebro Dec 29 '13 at 22:23
@LennartRegebro I guess he's implying that "probably" isn't satisfactory, and wants something more. –  Lohoris Dec 30 '13 at 8:58
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