Why is 007 linked with James Bond

Posted: February 10, 2012 in INFO's
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The number 007 has always been referred in conjunction with James Bond, the iconic character created by Ian Fleming. There are quite a few theories as to why the number 007 was connected with James Bond; one such popular theory was that Bond’s number “007” comes from the English spy and polymath John Dee, who was the first British secret agent.

John Dee would sign his letters to Elizabeth I with 00 and an elongated 7, to signify they were for her eyes only. The other factor was that Bond was first sent to Russia on a mission and that the ISD code for Russia was 7; the 00 stood for an “Agent with a license to kill.


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