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A War referendum is a proposed type of referendum in which citizens decide whether a nation should go to war. No such referendum has taken place.

The earliest idea of a war referendum came from Marquis de Condorcet in 1793 and Immanuel Kant in 1795.[1]

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  1. ^ Bolt, Jr., Ernest C. (1977). Ballots Before Bullets, The War Referendum Approach to Peace in America 1914-1941. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia. ISBN 0813906628.p. xii-xiii