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First in India : Saints

First saint appeared on Indian commemorative stamps was saint Kabir on 1st October 1952 when a series of six stamps was issued on Indian saints and poets. Kabir Das, a mystical poet and great Saint of India, was born in … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamp on Acharya Vimal Sagar

By Sudhir Jain India Post issued a commemorative stamp on Digamber Jain Acharya Vimalsagar Ji Maharaj on 14th December 2016. Communication Minister Mr. Manoj Sinha released the stamp in a function organized at New Delhi. Stamp issued to commemorate his 100th … Continue reading

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Indian Themes on Foreign Stamps:Croatia

Proclamation of Mother Theresa as a Saint Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu was born on 27 August 1910 in Skopje in Albanian family. Through Croatian catholic tradition, under the spiritual leadership of the father Franjo Jambreković, Jesuit pastor of the Church of … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Hungary

Centenary of the coronation of Blessed King Charles IV and Queen Zita Magyar Posta continues its series of stamps on the theme of Hungarian saints and blesseds. The Hungarian Saints and Blesseds IV special stamp block commemorates the centenary of … Continue reading

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Indian Theme on Foreign Stamps:Vatican City

Canonization of Mother Teresa Vatican City has issued this stamp on 4th September 2016.During the Holy Year of Mercy we will celebrate the canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, the Saint of the Poor whom Pope John Paul II wanted … Continue reading

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Philatelic Tribute to Mother Teresa

By: Ganesh Prasad Chowdhary ,Retired Postmaster As a stamp collector, I find, it is most interesting hobby and educative tool for learning about stamps, its issuing countries and their people, their history, science and geography. History of the world can … Continue reading

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Croatia Issued Stamp on Martyr St Blasius

Dubrovnik and St. Blasius are inseparable notions and his omnipresence is one of the mail determinants of the identity of Dubrovnik. The patron of the city, physician, bishop and a martyr from the Armenian Sebaste is worshiped throughout Europe and … Continue reading

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Portugal Issued Stamp on 500th Anniversary of Saint Teresa de Jesus

The 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Teresa of Jesus, one of the most prominent figures of the Spanish Golden Age, was celebrated on 28 March 2015. A remarkable humanitarian and mystic, Saint Teresa of Jesus, also known as Saint Teresa … 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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New Stamps from Austria

125th Birth Anniversary of Friedrich Kiesler The Austro-American architect, designer, painter and stage-set designer was born on 22 September 1890 to a Jewish family in Czernowitz. This visionary is still today regarded as an important model by modern architects and … Continue reading

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