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Here is the USA's January 10, 1964 5c stamp (Sc #1242) honoring Sam Houston (1793-1863). Houston was Commander in Chief of the Texas Army during the territory's fight for independence from Mexico, and later he served as President of the Texas Republic.

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Estonia
Jaan Kross Birth Centenary
February 19, 2020
The stamp depicts the portrait and signature of Jaan Kross (1920-2007), a prominent Estonian writer.
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Netherlands
Martin Luther
October 11, 1983
The design, with a signature of Martin Luther (1483-1546), symbolizes separation of church.
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Famous Argentinians
August 12, 1995
The stamp honors JosÚ MartÝ (1853-1895), a Cuban author and an important figure in Latin American literature.
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On November 5, 1992 Germany issued this 100 (pf) stamp (Mi #1641) to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Gebhard Leberecht von Bluecher (1742-1819). Field Marshall von Bluecher led the Prussian army against Napoleon I at the Battle of Nations (1813) and at Waterloo (1815).


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This close-up pic of a Finnish first day cover shows one of the three June 14, 1993 first day cancels on a complete booklet pane of five stamps (Facit #s1218-22) commemorating the centenary of the birth of children's book illustrator Martta Wendelin (1893-1986). The artist's signature is in the middle of the cancellations.

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On August 28, 1994 Sweden issued this 3.20 kr stamp (Facit #1857) to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Baroque composer and native son Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758). Stamp depicts Roman, his signature and opening to his Drottninghomsmusique (1744).


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This 1.75 kr + 1.25 kr stamp (Facit #336) of Iceland is the high value of a set of 3 semi-postals issued on January 23, 1956 to commemorate the 900th anniversary of the Bishopric of Skalholt. Writer and Lutheran bishop Jon Thorkelsson Vidalin (1666-1720) and his signature are shown on the stamp.

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This May 3, 1947 one lire stamp (Sc #257a) of San Marino is from a set of 14 values honoring deceased U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. A January 17, 1945 quotation on liberty and President Roosevelt's signature are shown on the stamp.

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Italy
Arnoldo Mondadori
June 8, 2021
The stamp depicts a portrait and signature of Arnoldo Mondadori (1889-1971) who founded the biggest publishing company in Italy.
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