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On November 16, 1987 Monaco issued this 3 franc stamp (Sc #1597) to commemorate the birth centenary of Louis Jouvet (1887-1951) who was a French actor, film and theatre director, and professor at the French National Academy of Dramatic Arts.

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Here is Ireland's September 12, 1977 set of two stamps (Hib #s C242-3) commemorating the golden jubilee of the Folklore of Ireland Society and the 1100th anniversary of the death of Irish philosopher Johannes Eriugena.


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This black, 5c stamp (Sc #B20) of Surinam is from a set of six semi-postals issued on August 1, 1935 to commemorate the bicentenary of the founding of the Moravian Mission in Surinam.

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This 1935, 1 1/2 pence stamp (SG #56, Sc #54) of Tonga is the last stamp issued of the 1920 Queen Salote definitive series.

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Here is the 9c value (Sc #453) from Guatemala's 1986-96 Miguel Angel Asturias Cultural Center definitive series. Stamp was issued on October 1, 1991.

Miguel Angel Asturias (1899-1974) was a 1967 Nobel laureate in literature (Scott).

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On July 16, 1951 the Canal Zone issued the first six stamps of its "Globe and Wing" airmail series of 1951-8. The 80c value (Sc #C26) from this release of six is shown here.

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This August 9, 1979, 90 pf stamp (Mi #601) of Berlin commemorates the 250th anniversary of the birth of philosopher Moses Mendelssohn (1729-1786).

From wikipedia, "Moses Mendelssohn was a German-Jewish philosopher to whose ideas the Haskalah, the 'Jewish Enlightenment' of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, is indebted...Mendelssohn educated himself in German thought and literature and from his writings on philosophy and religion came to be regarded as a leading cultural figure of his time by both Christian and Jewish inhabitants of German-speaking Europe and beyond."

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Here is the 2 pf Kaethe Kollwitz stamp (Mi #327 vb, 327 va) from the DDR's 1952 "Personalities" definitive series. The stamp varies in appearance, depending on the printer. The stamp on the left was printed by Graphische Werkstaetten Leipzig, and the one on the right by Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei (Michel).

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On October 9, 1949 El Salvador issued a four-stamp set of identically-designed air mail stamps to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Postal Union. Here is the 10 centavos value (Sc #C123) of the set.

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The 1890-98 Seebeck-era stamps of El Salvador were printed by the Hamilton Bank Note Company of New York. Here is the one peso value (Sc #85) from the 1893 definitive set bearing the portrait of President Carlos Ezeta.


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This December 1, 1978, 60 kr stamp (Facit #573) of Iceland commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Life Saving Association. Stamp depicts "The salvage in 1947 of the English fishing-cutter Dhoon at Latrabjarg" (Facit).

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Here is Iceland's December 1, 1978 150 kr stamp Facit #575) commemorating the birth centenary of Halldor Hermannsson (1878-1958). Hermannsson was an author, librarian, scholar, and professor at Cornell University (USA).

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On February 1, 1954 Falkland Islands Dependencies issued this 9 d stamp (Sc #27) as a part of its Ships pictorial definitives set.

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Here is the 1.25 fr value (Sc #229) from Belgium's 1931-2 King Albert definitive set.

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On 16th April 1953, India issued a commemorative stamp in black in 2 Anna denomination to mark the Centenary of Railways.

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