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Ireland
EUROPA - Inventions
May 4, 1983
Set of two, one stamp features William Rowan Hamilton (1805 - 1865), the greatest Irish mathematician and one of the founders of abstract algebra. The design shows his defining relations for the division ring of quaternions.

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Great Britain
Scientific Achievements
March 5, 1991
Charles Babbage (1791 – 1871) was an English polymath. Babbage is credited with inventing the first mechanical computer that eventually led to more complex electronic designs.

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United States
STEM Education
April 6, 2018
Set of four, one stamp depicts mathematics education.


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Slovenia
Prominent Slovenians - Ivan Vidav
January 26, 2018
Ivan Vidav (1918 – 2015) was a Slovenian mathematician with main research interest in differential equations, functional analysis and algebra. He was responsible for all major reforms in mathematics education in Slovenia.

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Here is an image of a stamp featuring a portrait of Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky (1792-1856), a Russian mathematician and geometer known primarily for his work on hyperbolic geometry, designed by Vasili Vasilievich Zavialov (1906-1972), printed by lithography, and issued by Russia (USSR) on June 4, 1956 to commemorate the centenary of the mathematician's death, Scott No. 1822, Zagorsky No. 1799, plus an image of a painted portrait (c. 1839) of Nikolai Lobachevsky by Russian artist Lev Dmitrievich Kryukov (1783-1843).

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Ireland
World Year of Physics
March 14, 2005
William Rowan Hamilton (1805 – 1865) was an Irish mathematician who made important contributions to classical mechanics, optics, and algebra. The stamp shows his portrait and manuscript.

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For a great resource on mathematics on stamps, check out "Stamping through Mathematics: An Illustrated History of Mathematics through Stamps," by Robin J. Wilson. Springer Publishing 2001 (ISBN 978-0-387-98949-5)

It contains >350 enlarged pictures of mathematics-related stamps in full color, along with interesting and informative discussions about them.
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Hungary
World Expo 2010 Shanghai - Gömböc
April 30, 2010
The pane of 30 stamps depict gömböc, a convex three-dimensional homogeneous body whose existence was proven by Hungarian scientists Gábor Domokos and Péter Várkonyi.

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Italy
International Women's Day
March 8, 2018
Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718-1799) was an Italian mathematician and philosopher. She was the first woman to write a mathematics handbook and the first woman appointed as a mathematics professor at a university. The stamp shows her portrait and her work witch of Agnesi.

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Serbia 2018 Famous Serbs - Mihailo Petrovi#263; (1868 - 1943)
Obtained his PhD in Mathematical Sciences in the field of differential equations.

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United States
American Scientists
May 4, 2005
John von Neumann was a Hungarian-American mathematician, physicist, computer scientist, and polymath. He made major contributions to a number of fields, including mathematics, physics, economics, computing, and statistics.

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Greece
Centenary of Hellenic Mathematical Society
June 19, 2018
The stamp shows geometry motifs.

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Here is an image of a stamp featuring a portrait of Persian mathematician and astronomer Ghiyath al-Din Jamshid Mas'ud al-Kashi (aka al-Kashani, c. 1380-1429), printed by lithography, and issued by Iran on December 5, 1979 to commemorate 550th anniversary of the mathematician's death, Scott No. 2042.

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Slovakia
International Mathematical Olympiad
June 7, 2019
The stamp marks the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), a mathematics competition for pre-college students. Contestants from 112 countries participated in the 60th IMO in 2019.

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Thanks too all for keeping this post alive. I'm still checking it daily. Please keep the math stamps coming!
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