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Croatia Issued Stamps on Famous Croats

Zinka Kunc Milanov, a soprano and one of the greatest Prima Donnas Croatia has ever had, was born in Zagreb on May 17th, 1906 where she completed her education and received her degree in singing from the Academy of Music. … Continue reading

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Cuba Issued Stamp on Vilma Espin

The stamp, featuring revolutionary feminist Vilma Espin, was launched at the 10th Cuban Assembly Against Homophobia and Transphobia.Cuba’s socialist government has launched a new campaign promoting sexual equality and women’s liberation using postal stamps. Espin, Cuban President Raul Castro’s deceased wife, … Continue reading

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USPS Issued Stamp on John F. Kennedy

The stamp, which was displayed during a ceremony at Boston’s John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on 20th February, showcases a 1960 photo of the president campaigning in Seattle taken by photojournalist Ted Spiegel. Alongside the stamp is an … Continue reading

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Barbados Issued New Stamps on 27 Centenarians

The issue  released on 8th December features 27 centenarians, some who have died and others who are still alive. Those selected were drawn from each parish, have different backgrounds and worked in different professions. Twenty of the persons featured are 100 years … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamp on Former Prime Minister Dom Mintoff

Malta issued a stamp on  6 August 2016 to mark the 100th Birth   Anniversary  of former Maltese Prime Minister Dom Mintoff . Born in Cospicua on 6 August 1916 Dominic Mintoff was known for his extensive and distinguished political career in Malta which included a number … Continue reading

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India Post Released Stamp on Vasantrao S Dempo

Date of Issue:4 February 2016 Born on March 4, 1916 into an aristocratic Saraswat family and educated in Marathi, Portuguese and English, Vasantrao entered the family business when he was quite young. After his elementary education, he went to the … Continue reading

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Ireland:Eighth Definitive Series- Leaders and Icons

Date of Issue:21 January 2016 Leaders and Icons strip of 4 features seven leaders. Thomas J. Clarke, Seán Mac Diarmada, Thomas MacDonagh, Patrick H. Pearse, Éamonn Ceannt, James Connolly and Joseph Plunkett signed the Proclamation of the Irish Republic. The Irish … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Vietnam

ASEAN Community Stamp on “ASEAN Community” consisting of 1 value of 3.000đ with the theme “One Vision, One Identity, One Community”. Date of Issue: 7th August, 2015. Birth Centenary of Nguyễn Văn Linh (1915 – 1998) Nguyễn Văn Linh was born on the … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Portugal

200th Anniversary of Saint João Bosco In 2015 we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of St. John Bosco, founder of Salesians, the Father and Teacher of Youth, as Saint John Paul II called him. St. John Bosco, or Don … Continue reading

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India Post will Issue Stamps on 25 Personalities

India Post  will issue commemorative stamps of 25 great personalities, including former president APJ Abdul Kalam, Union Communications and IT Minister said  at Patna. Prasad said the postal department would soon issue commemorative stamps of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, who … Continue reading

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