Stamps on Kazi Nazrul Islam – Pakistan 1968

Stamps on Kazi Nazrul Islam – Pakistan ,Bangladesh & India

Kazi Nazrul Islam (25 May 1899-29 Aug 1976) was a revolutionary Poet of Bengal .He was born in Churulia in Bengal (India).He composed nearly 3000 songs. He Shot to fame through All India Radio Calcutta . He was awarded Padma Bhusan by Government of India . After formation Bangladesh he moved to Bangladesh in 1972 and breathed his last in 1976. He was National Poet of Bangladesh and conferred the award of “Ekusey Padak” by Government of Bangladesh.

Pakistan honoured him by issuing a set of two stamps during his lifetime on his 69th Birth Anniversary on 25 Jun 1968.

PAKISTAN FDC KAZI NAZRUL ISLAM
PAKISTAN FDC -KAZI NAZRUL ISLAM-1968

PAKISTAN STAMPS KAZI NAZRUL ISLAM

PAKISTAN STAMPS on KAZI NAZRUL ISLAM -1968

Bangladesh issued a set of two stamps on his first Death Anniversary on 29 Aug 1977.

KAZI ISLAM BANGLADESH
STAMPS ON KAZI NAZRUL ISLAM – BANGLADESH 1977-IST DEATH ANNIVERSARY

 

Bangladesh issued a stamp on his Birth Centenary on 31 Dec 1998.

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STAMP ON BIRTH CENTENARY OF KAZI NAZRUL ISLAM -BANGLADESH 1998

India issued a stamp on his Birth centenary on 14 Sep 1999.

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STAMP ON KAZI NAZRUL ISALM – INDIA 1999- BIRTH CENTENARY

 

Jewish Contribution to World Culture in Modern Era – Miniature Sheet of Israel – 1998.

Jewish Contribution to World Culture in Modern Era – Miniature Sheet of Israel – 1998.

Israel issued a miniature sheet containing six stamps with tabs on 27 Apr 1998 .The theme was Jewish Contribution to World Culture in Modern Era. The Personalities featured on stamps are

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) – Author- He was a German speaking Bohemian Jewish novelist and short story writer ,widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th Century Literature. He was born into a German speaking Jewish family in Prague.

George Gershwin (1898-1937)-Composer – He was an American composer and Pianist. He was born in Brooklyn USA in an Russian Jewish and Lithuanian Jewish ancestry family.Among his best known works are Orchestral compositions “Rhapsody in Blue” (1924), An American in Paris (1928),as well as contemporary Opera “Porgy & Bess” (1935)

Lev Davidovich Landau (1908-1968) – Soviet Physicist – He was born to Jewish Parents in Baku Azerbaijan. He was awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physics for his mathematical theory of superfluidity that account for properties of Liquid Helium II.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) -Physicist- Born in Ulm Germany to non observant Ashkenazi Jews.He was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of Law of Photoelectric effect.He developed the theory of relativity ,one of the two pillars of Modern Physics(alongside quantum mechanics).He is best known for world’s most famous equation – mass energy equivalence formula E = mc2

Leon Blum (1872-1950) – Statesman – He was a French Socialist Politician. A Jew ,he was Prime Minister of France thrice.

Elizabeth Rachel Felix ( 1821-1858) -French Actress of Jewish ancestry

 

FDC ISRAEL PERSONALITIES
FDC ISRAEL 1998 – JEWISH CONTRIBUTION TO WORLD CULTURE IN MODERN ERA

Communal Harmony Stamp – Special Covers on Tamil Poets -Sangampex-96

Communal Harmony Stamp – Special Covers on Tamil Poets -Sangampex – 96

A Special Cover on Tamil Poets was issued during SANGAMPEX-96 on 19 May 1996. The Stamp used on the cover was the Rupees Two Communal Harmony Campaign Stamp ( Issue date 19 Nov 1995). The Poets featured on the Cover were

Pavalar ( 1874-1950) – Sheikh Thambi Pavalar was a Tamil Poet ,Freedom Fighter & Scholar.In 1859 edited two Tamil Magazines being published from Chennai. A Commemorative postage stamps was also issued in his honour on 31 Dec 2008.

Sheikh Thambi Pavalar
STAMP SHEIKH THAMBI PAVALAR

Kavimani -(1876-1954) – Kavimani Desigavinayagam Pillai was born in Southern District of Tamil Nadu. He was a Tamil Poet and Scholar. He was conferred the title of Kavimani at Tamil Sangam in 1940 at Chennai. A Stamp was issued in his honour on 21 Oct 2005.

Kavimani S Desigavinayagam Pillai
Stamp Kavimani S Desigavinayagam Pillai
SPL CVR IND COMMUNAL HAR STAMP
SPECIAL COVER INDIA 1996-TAMIL POETS – COMMUNAL HARMONY STAMP

Dante  Alighieri– Stamps of Kyrgyzstan Express Post 2015

Dante  Alighieri– Stamps of Kyrgyzstan Express Post 2015

Dante  Alighieri (1265-1321) was a great Italian Poet ,theologian,politician  and one of the founders of Italian Literary Language .His Divine Comedy is considered as a synthesis of European Medieval Culture .Dante is also called “The Father of the Italian Language ”

Kyrgyzstan Express Post issued a stamp on 02 Sep 2015 to celebrate 750th Birth Anniversary of Dante Alighieri.

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FDC Kyrgyzstan Express Post 2015 -750th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY DANTE ALIGHIERI

Plays of William Shakespeare -Stamps of Jersey 2014

Plays of William Shakespeare -Stamps of Jersey 2014

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English Poet,Playwright & Actor widely regarded as the greatest writer in English language.

Jersey issued a set of six stamps on 450th Birth Anniversary of William Shakespeare on 23 Apr 2014. A FDC with six stamps is listed. The stamps feature the six most popular renowned Shakespeare plays.

46p-Romeo & Juliet   56p- Hamlet 62p-Macbeth  70p – Othello  82p – Twelfth Night

91p- A Mid Summer Nights Dream.

FDC JERSEY SPEARE 6V
FDC JERSEY 2014 – STAMPS ON PLAYS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE .

 

450th Birth Anniversary of William Shakespeare -Stamps of Jersey 2014.

450th Birth Anniversary of William Shakespeare -Stamps of Jersey 2014

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English Poet,Playwright & Actor widely regarded as the greatest writer in English language and World’s eminent dramatist.He is often called as England’s national poet and the ” Bard of Avon”.

Jersey issued a Miniature sheet on 450th Birth Anniversary of William Shakespeare on 23 Apr 2014. A FDC with miniature sheet is listed.

FDC JERSEY SPEARE
FDC JERSEY 2014 – MINIATURE SHEET ON 450TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF SHAKESPEARE

Serenade by Norman Rockwell – Stamps of Cook Islands -1982

Serenade by Norman Rockwell – Stamps of Cook Islands -1982

Norman Percevel Rockwell (03 Feb 1894 – 8 Nov 1978) was an American Painter, author and illustrator. His works graced the covers of Saturday Evening Post magazine  for 47 Years. His work Serenade appeared in Saturday Evening Post Cover on 30 Aug 1924.It depicts a young man serenading his sweetheart on a split log bench. He was associated with Boy Scouts of America for 64 Years.

Serenade – In music Serenade is a musical composition and/or performance delivered in honor. A piece of music sung or played in open air typically by a man at night under the window of his beloved.

A stamp was issued by Cook Islands on Serenade 10 Sep 1982.

COOK IS SERENADE
SERENADEBY NORMAN ROCKWELL – STAMPS OF COOK ISLANDS -1982

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