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Foreign Personalities on Indian Stamps: Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt was the first foreigner appeared on any Indian stamp on 10th December 1963 when postal department issued a  commemorative postage stamp on  Universal declaration of human rights. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady throughout her husband President … 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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New Stamps from France

Germaine Ribière Born in Limoges in 1917, Germaine Ribière fought very early against the dangers of Nazism. She participated in the networks “Christian friendship” and “combat” during the second world war.She organized numerous rescues of Jewish children in several regions, … Continue reading

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Philippines Issued Stamps on Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach

Philippines has issued special commemorative stamps in honor of Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach. The stamps features the image of Wurtzbach in her winning moment when she was crowned Miss Universe last December 2015 in Las Vegas.The Wurtzbach souvenir … Continue reading

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Tuvalu: Star Trek Stamp Issue

The stamps feature the women of Star Trek.The first stamp is a sheet of six stamps in the Women of Star Trek series. Included on this stamp sheet are the following Trek females: Beverly Crusher, Nyota Uhura, Kathryn Janeway, Hoshi Sato, Kira Nerys, … Continue reading

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New Swiss Stamps

Dada Centenary The city of Zurich has a legacy – and with it, the whole of Switzerland, indeed the whole world. In 1916, the magical word “Dada” changed the face of art. In French, it means hobby horse and in Russian “yes yes”. … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Israel

Nehama Pohatchevsky and Zelda Author Nehama Pohatchevsky ( 1869-1934 ) wrote about the lives of the pioneers and about building the national Jewish homeland in Eretz Israel, focusing on the struggles of the “new woman” in the newly developing Jewish … Continue reading

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Serbia Issued Stamps on  Heroic Scottish Women

Serbia has issued stamps on Scottish heroines who served in Serbia during the First World War.Serbia was desperate for medical assistance during the war and several countries responded with aid and workers moving to eastern Europe, including about 600 British … Continue reading

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Denmark Issued Stamp on Women Suffrage

Denmark issued a stamp on the occasion of the centenary or women suffrage on 13th June 2015. The painting is a contemporary interpretation of the march organized in celebration of women gaining the right to vote and stand for election … Continue reading

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First Woman On Indian Stamps:Meera

Meera Bai a great saint and poetess was the first woman depicted on Indian stamps.This stamp was released under saints and poets series on 1st October 1952.Intrestingely on this stamp name Meera was printed only in hindi language. Mirabai was … Continue reading

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