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The two most famous Czech composers.

Bedrich Smetana 1824 1884

Die Moldau is one of my favourite
classical pieces.

Antonin Dvorak 1841-1904

The New World Symphony is very stirring and emotional.

CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1951

Scott 460 - 463




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Allan Kardec
October 3, 2004
The stamp depicts a relief and signature of Allan Kardec (1804-1869), the author of Spiritist Codification and the founder of Spiritism.

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October 3, 2003
The stamp honors John Vincent Atanasoff (1903-1995), an American physicist best known for inventing the first electronic digital computer in the 1930s.

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On August 1, 1973 South Africa issued a set of three stamps (Sc #s 395-7) to commemorate the birth centenary of S.A. writer and poet C.J. Langenhoven. The two lower values in the set show Langenhoven's signature.

From Wikipedia, "Cornelius Jacobus Langenhoven (1873-1913) was a South African poet who played a major role in the development of Afrikaans literature and cultural history. He is best known to have written the words for the national anthem of South Africa Die Stern van Suid-Afrika which was used during the apartheid period.


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This 90c German stamp (Mi. #2684) of August 7, 2008 was issued to commemorate 200th anniversary of the birth of Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch. Schulze-Delitzsche was a politician and lawyer who founded the German cooperative system.

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Here is South Africa's May 22, 1974 stamp (Sc #343) commemorating the birth centenary of former Prime Minister Dr. D. F. Malan (1874-1959).

From Wikipedia, "David Francois Malan was a South African politician who served as Prime Minister of South Africa from 1948 to 1954. The National Party implemented the system of apartheid, which enforced racial segregation laws. The foundations of apartheid were firmly laid down during his tenure as Prime Minister."

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On April 11, 1983 the German Democratic Republic (DDR) issued a set of 6 stamps and a souvenir sheet to commemorate the centenary of the death of Karl Marx (1818-1883). Both the 70 pf stamp (Mi #2787) from the set and the souvenir sheet (Mi Block 71) contain the signature of Karl Marx.


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Influential Finnish women are featured on this June 8, 1992 Booklet of six, 2.10 mk stamps (Facit #s 1181-6) of Finland. The signatures are shown on five of these stamps, being absent from only on the Kreetta Haapsalo issue.

#1181 Aurora Karamzin (1808-1902) deaconess
#1184 Minna Sillanpaa (1866-1952) politician
#1182 Sophie Mannerheim (1863-1928) baroness
#1185 Edith Sodergran (1892-1923) poet
#1183 Laimi Leidenius (1877-1938) physician
#1186 Kreetta Haapsalo (1813-1893) singer




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This 1998 issue of Belgium commemorates the birth centenary of Brussels-born poet Georges Mogin (1898-1990). The stamp is signed with Mogin's pseudonym/pen name Norge, although Geo Norge was also used.

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On September 8, 1956 Italy issued this 25 lira stamp (Sc #714) to commemorate the death centenary of physicist Amedeo Avogadro (1776 - 1856).

From Wikipedia, "Lorenzo Romano Amedeo Carlo Avogadro was an Italian scientist, most noted for his contribution to molecular theory now known as Avogadro's Law, which states that equal volumes of gases under the same conditions of temperature and pressure will contain equal numbers of molecules."

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For Stamp Day in 1989, Italy issued this stamp with a profile and signature of Emilio Diena (1860 - 1941) on November 24.

From Wikipedia, "Dr. Emilio Diena was an Italian philatelist who specialized in the postage stamps of Italy and published research on the subject. He was probably the best known Continental philatelist of his generation."

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Here is Italy's April 8, 1998 stamp (Sc #2201) commemorating the 150th anniversary of the death of composer Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848).

From brittanica.com, "Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti (was an) Italian opera composer whose numerous operas in both Italian and French represent a transitional stage in operatic development between Rossini and Verdi."

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This 100 lei stamp was issued by Romania on September 15, 1995 to commemorate the centenary of Gazeta Matematica. Depicted is professor Ion N. Ionescu-Bizet (1870 - 1946), the founder of this publication.

From Wikipedia, "Gazeta Matematica is a Romanian mathematics magazine, the first of its kind published in Romanian."

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The 2.40 peso stamp (Sc #C275) on the left is the high value of a set of three airmail stamps issued by Uruguay on May 17, 1964 to commemorate the birth bicentenary of General Jose Artigas (1764-1850). Stamp on the right is a Uruguayan definitive bearing Artigas's profile portrait.

Artigas's writings showed that he had studied the works of American revolutionaries including Thomas Paine. The inscription on the stamp states, "My authority emanates from you and ceases before your sovereign presence."

From Wikipedia, "Jose Gervasio Artigas Annal is a national hero of Uruguay, sometimes called the father of Uruguayan nationhood."

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