Victor Hugo was a French author, Poet and Dramatist . He was a fierce opponent of Napoleon III and was banished from France, Belgium and Jersey before he found refuge in Guernsey from 1855 to 1870. He authored works during his exile. A Souvenir sheet is listed.
Three and a half Pence- The Hugo house in Hauteville
Germany issued a stamp on 100th Birth Anniversary of Werner Bergengruen (1892-1964). The 100 Pf stamp was issued on 10 Sep 1992 and features a portrait of the writer. He was a Baltic German Novelist who was nominated for Nobel Prize in Literature. An FDI card is listed. It had a print run of 29,600,000.
Journey through 20th Century – Souvenir Sheet Belgium 1999.
Belgium issued a souvenir sheet containing 20 stamps of 17 Fr or 0.42 euro each on important people and events in the journey through 20th Century. The sheet was issued on 04 Dec 1999. The stamps feature
Pope John XXIII King Baudouin Willy Brandt John F Kennedy
Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) Martin Luther King (1929-1968) Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924) Che Guevara Golda Meir Nelson Mandela
Olympics Football Eddy Merckx Chanson
Beatles Charlie Chaplin Tourism -Beaches Musical Instruments, Music, Scouting
Two men and Bear – Children’s Stories – Sri Lanka 2008.
Sri Lanka Post issued a stamp during Lanka Philex 2008 stamp Exhibition on 05 Dec 2008. The Five rupees stamp featured scenes from a Children’s story -Two Men and the Bear. A Block from a sheet is listed. The sheet contained 20 stamps -the size of the stamp is 72x30mm.
Thailand issued a Miniature sheet with one 5 baht stamp on 23 Apr 2013. The theme was Bangkok World Book Capital 2013, It was an unusual stamp as it has a small book attached to the stamp. The Book is Kaew Jom Kan youth literature composed by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn based on her childhood experiences. Kaew is a girl who is the leading character in the book. The book even has Thai desserts recipe in the chapter Mae Khrua Hua Pa.