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Royal Mail
Star Wars
October 20, 2015
Carrie Fisher: Princess Leia
Mark Hamill: Luke Skywalker
Harrison Ford: Han Solo
Ian McDiarmid: The Emperor
John Boyega : Finn
Daisy Ridley: Rey




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One of the Stamps which I have with a Living Person portrayed on the stamp is USA FA1 Certified Stamp. Robert F. Bancroft a Letter Carrier in Washington DC was the model for the Certified Stamp released in 1955




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Vatican
The Apostolic Journeys of Pope Francis – 2014
September 2, 2015
3.00 euro miniature sheet: The Holy Land, 24 - 26 May (joint issue with Israel).
2.30 euro stamp: The 6th Asian World Youth Day in the Diocese of Daejeon, Korea, from 13 - 18 August.
0.95 cents stamps: Albania on 21 September, Turkey from 28 - 30 November, and the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 25 November.





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Republic of China (Taiwan)
The 19th Olympic Games
October 12, 1968
The $8 denomination stamp portrays Chi Cheng (1944 - ) in the 80-meter hurdles race.
Chi Cheng is a Taiwanese track and field athlete. She was an Olympic medalist in 1968 and was named the Associated Press Athlete of the Year for 1970.



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Norway
Nobel Prize Winners - Aung San Suu Kyi
September 14, 2001
Aung San Suu Kyi (1945 - ) is an opposition leader in her home country of Myanmar and the winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for Peace.



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Egypt
Receipt of Franklin Institute Award by Dr. Ahmed Zewail
June 14, 1998
Dr. Ahmed Zewail Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
December 10, 1999
Ahmed Hassan Zewail (1946 - ) is an Egyptian scientist. He won the 1999 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on femtochemistry and became the first Egyptian scientist to win a Nobel Prize in a scientific field.


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Egypt
Mohamed El-Baradei - 2005 Nobel Peace Prize Winner
October 8, 2005

Mohamed Mustafa El-Baradei (1942 - ) is an Egyptian law scholar and diplomat. He and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005.



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Norway
Centenary of Norwegian Chess Federation
August 1, 2014
The design shows several chess pieces and Magnus Carlsen.
Sven Magnus Řen Carlsen (1990 - ) is a Norwegian chess grandmaster, No. 1 ranked player in the world and reigning World Chess Champion in classical and rapid.


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Ukraine
Anna and Mariya Muzychuk - World Chess Champions
October 10, 2015
Anna Olegivna Muzychuk (1990 - ) is a Ukrainian chess Grandmaster. From 2004 to 2014 she played for Slovenia.
Mariya Olegivna Muzychuk (1992 - ) is a Ukrainian chess player, and the current Women's World Chess Champion.



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Australia
Australian Legends - The Victoria Cross
January 22, 2015
Ben Roberts-Smith (1978 -) was awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia for his actions during a helicopter assault into Tizak on 11 June 11, 2010 while serving with the Special Air Service Regiment during the War in Afghanistan.
Daniel Keighran (1983 - ) was awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia for his actions in the Battle of Derapet on August 24, 2010 during the War in Afghanistan.
Cameron Baird (1981 - 2013) was awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia in February 2014. Baird was killed in operations in Afghanistan on 22 June 2013.
Keith Payne (1933 - ) was awarded the Victoria Cross due to his actions during the Vietnam War. Aged 82, he is the last living Australian recipient of the original "Imperial" Victoria Cross.
Mark Donaldson (1979 - ) was awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia for his actions in the Battle of Khaz Oruzgan on September 2, 2008 during Operation Slipper, the Australian contribution to the War in Afghanistan.


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Canada
Alice Munro
July 10, 2015
Alice Ann Munro (1931 - ) is a Canadian short story writer. Her work has been described as having revolutionized the architecture of short stories, especially in its tendency to move forward and backward in time. She won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2013. Her works include Dear Life and Dance of the Happy Shades.




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Philippines
Miss Universe souvenir sheet
May 5, 1994
Gloria Maria Aspillera Diaz (1951 - ) is a Filipino actress, TV Host and beauty queen who is the first Filipino to win the Miss Universe crown in 1969 in Miami Beach, Florida.
Margie Moran-Floirendo (1953 - ) is a Filipino multi-awarded peace advocate for her efforts in Mindanao and currently the President of Ballet Philippines. She won the second Miss Universe crown for the Philippines in 1973.



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Trinidad and Tobago
Miss Universe 1977 - Miss Janelle (Penny) Commissiong
August 2, 1978
Janelle (Penny) Commissiong (1953 - ) won the Miss Universe 1977 pageant. During her reign, she was an advocate for black rights and world peace. Commissiong was awarded the Trinity Cross, the country's highest award, in 1977. Three postage stamps were also issued in her honor.


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Australia
Australian Legends - Tennis Players
January 24, 2003
Margaret Court (1942 - ), also known as Margaret Smith Court, is a retired world No. 1 professional tennis player. She is best known for her sporting career in the 60s and 70s. She won 62 Grand Slam events (24 singles, 19 doubles, 19 mixed doubles), which is a record for a male or female player.



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Uruguay
Famous Female series - Professor Belela Herrera
March 6, 2015
Bernabela Herrera Maria Sanguinetti, better known as Belela, was born in Montevideo. Since 1973 Belela devoted 17 years of her life to the refugees, serving as the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in South American and Caribbean countries, as deputy director of the Division of Human Rights in a United Nations mission in El Salvador and worked, and as a human rights observer in Haiti. In February 1995 she became the Director of Cooperation and International Relations in the Municipality of Montevideo. She was vice chancellor of Uruguay between 2005 and 2008.


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