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Sri Lanka Issued Stamp on Ven. Boosse Dhammarakkhitha Thero

Sri Lanka issued a stamp on Vadibhasinha most Ven. Boosse Dhammarakkhitha thero on 3rd August 2017.He was born on 17th July, 1890 in the village Boossa in the Hikkaduwa Divisional Secretariat Division of the Galle province in southern Sri Lanka. … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Norway

UCI Road World Championships 2017 The Bergen region is hosting the UCI Road World Championships September 16-24.Several municipalities are sharing the event, and Bergen and Hordaland are set to show that they are prepared and ready for one of the … Continue reading

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Remembering YSR Reddy on his Birth Anniversary

Yeduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy (8 July 1949 – 2 September 2009), popularly known as YSR, was a two-time Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh   serving from 2004 to 2009. Reddy was elected to the 9th,10th,11th and 12th Lok Sabha from the Kadappa constituency … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Andora

Pere Canturri Pere Canturri, a historian, politician, writer and undoubtedly an ethnographer of Andorran culture and traditions, is one of the great cultural and political figures of Andorra of the contemporary period.Born in Andorra la Vella, in 1935, he studied … Continue reading

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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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