Germany has issued a stamp on 100th Birth Anniversary of Astrid Lindgren on 08 Nov 2007. Astrid Lindgren ( 14 Nov 1907 -28 Jan 2002 ) was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays. She is best known for her Children’s book series like Pippi Longstocking, Emili i Lonnerberga, SixBullerby Children and for Children’s Fantasy novels like Mio, My Son, Ronia the robber’s daughter etc. She is said to be the world’s 18th most translated author and fourth-most translated children’s writer after Enid Blyton, Hans Andersen and Brothers Grimm. This was a joint issue with Sweden.
Her portrait features on Swedish 20 Kronor Note in 2015 along with the Character Pippi.
First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.
Sweden issued an 11Kr miniature sheet to commemorate 100th Birth Anniversary of Astrid Lindgren.
Joshua Gosselin Flora Sarniensis– Stamps of Guernsey 1988
Guernsey issued a set of stamps on Joshua Gosselin Flora Sarniensis on 15 Nov 1988. Joshua Gosselin (1739-1812) was a natural historian and a fine herbarium. Based on his works the earliest flora of Guernsey has been compiled as a historical ecology. Stamps on Flowers were issued.
16p – Lagurus Ovatus – Also known as Rabbit’s tail grass of Bunny’s tail grass of Hare’s tail grass. The name hare’s tail accurately describes the creamy white flower. It is perhaps most appealing of all ornamental grasses, Native to Mediterranean Basin, Azores , Canary Islands to Saudi Arabia
23p – Silene Gallica – Flowering Plant and common roadside weed. Also known as common catchfly and windmill Pink.
35p- Limonium Binervosum- Rock sea-lavender with small violet-blue flowers.
Malta issued a set of stamps on 200th Birth Anniversary Hans Christian Andersen on 03 Mar 2005. Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author best known for Fairy tales. This issue was a joint issue with Denmark.
Germany has issued a stamp on Captain of Kopenick or Hauptmann von Kopenick affair. Der Hauptmann von Kopenick ( The Captain of Kopenick) is the title of several Films, Plays and Television shows on Kopenick affair. This was based on Wilhelm Voigt an imposter whose fraudulent life was depicted.