Portugal – Brazil- Joint Issue of stamps 2012 – Famous People /Poets
Portugal issued a set of two stamps as Joint Issue Stamps between Portugal & Brazil .The Stamps are devoted to Famous People Fernando Pessoa (Portugal ) and Joao da Cruz(Brazil) and stamps were issued on 07 Sep 2012.
One stamp features Fernando Antonio Nogueira Pessoa ( 13 Jun 1888- 30 Nov 1935) commonly known as Fernando Pessoa was a Poet,Writer,Literary Critic ,Translator,Publisher and Philosopher. His most notable work includes Mensagem (1934).
The second stamp features Joao da Cruz e Sousa (24 Nov 1861 – 19 Mar 1898) was a Brazilian Poet and Journalist ,famous for being one of the first Symbolist poets ever. A descendant of African slaves he has received the epithets of “Black Dante” & “Black Swan”.
A Beautiful FDC with two stamps is listed.