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India issued this 25 paise stamp (Sc #799) on July 26, 1978 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the death of Syama Prasad Mookerjee (1901-53). Dr. Mookerjee was an educator and a member of the first independent, national government.

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On September 23, 1982 Denmark issued this set of two stamps (Facit #s 790-1) to commemorate the birth centenary of artist, cartoonist, author and humorist Robert Storm Petersen (1882-1949).

A Storm Petersen cartoon self portrait with his "number men" characters is shown on the 1.50 kr stamp.


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France
15th March 1939
Paul Cézanne (1839 - 1906)


designed and engraved - A Ouvré
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Republic of Korea (RoK) (South Korea)
12th August 1999
250th Birth Anniv of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(poet and playwright)


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France
16th June 1937
Unemployed Intellectuals' Relief Fund

Auguste Rodin


designed and engraved - Henry Cheffer
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France
10th November 1969
History of France
Henry IV of France
Edict of Nantes 1598


designed and engraved - Albert Decaris
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France
19th June 1964
De Gaulle's Appeal of 18th June 1940
Signed - General De Gaulle


designed and engraved - Jacques Combet
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After the death of Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin on June 3, 1946, the USSR issued this commemorative stamp (Sc #1049) in honor of the Bolshevik revolutionary and long-time head of the Soviet Union.

From Wikipedia, "Kalinin (1875-1946) remained head of the Soviet Union after the rise of Joseph Stalin, but held little real power or influence. He retired in 1946 and died in the same year.

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France
Félix Nadar
April 6, 2020
The stamp depicts a portrait and signature of Félix Nadar (1820-1910), a French photographer, journalist, novelist, and proponent of manned flight. He became the first person to take aerial photographs in 1858.

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Liechtenstein
EUROPA - Famous Women
March 4, 1996
The stamp commemorates Countess Nora Kinsky (1888-1923), an Austrian writer and a founder of military hospital.

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Latvia
Imants Ziedonis
January 6, 2014
The stamp, entitled Imants Ziedonis Will Bloom Eternally, honors Imants Ziedonis (1933–2013), a Latvian poet and writer.
(Graphic designer: Andra Petersone)

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Here is Berlin's September 3, 1956 stamp (Mi. #156) commemorating the 10th anniversary of the death of composer Paul Lincke.

From Wikipedia, "Carl Emil Paul Lincke (1866-1946) was a German composer and theater conductor. He is considered the 'father' of Berlin operetta and holds the same significance for Berlin as does Johann Strauss for Vienna and Jacques Offenbach for Paris."

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On September 27, 1990 Berlin issued its last stamp (Mi. #879). It commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of educator Adolph Diesterweg.

From Wikipedia, "Friedrich Adolph Wilhelm Diesterweg (1790-1866) was a German educator, thinker, and progressive liberal politician who campaigned for the secularization of schools. Diesterweg is considered as a 'teacher of teachers'."

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Sweden
Alice Tegnér
August 21, 2014
The stamp honors Alice Tegnér (1864-1943), a Swedish music teacher, poet and composer. She is the foremost composer of Swedish children's songs during the late 19th century and the first half of the 20th century.

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Here is Germany's January 11, 2001 stamp (Mi. #2163) commemorating the bicentenary of the birth of opera composer Albert Lortzing (1801-1851).

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