Charles John Huffan Dickens ( 1912 -1970) or Charles Dickens was an English Writer and social critic. He is regarded as the greatest Novelist of Victorian Era and created World’s Best known Fictional characters. The Characters he created were from his personal while growing up and working in England.
His most famous works include Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist , Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield,Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities ,Old Curiosity Shop.
Dubai issued a set of Four stamps on 23 July 1970 to mark his 100th Death Anniversary.
60 Dirhams – Charles Dickens ,
1 Riyal – Signature,Quill Pen and Lamp,
1.25 Riyal – Dickens and “The Old Curiosity Shop”,
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”.
Poets on Iran- India Joint Issue Stamps -Iran 2004
Poets was the theme of Joint issue of Stamps by Islamic Republic of Iran and India in 2004. Islamic Republic of Iran issued two stamps on 16 Aug 2004 featuring Persian Poet Hafez and Indian Poet Kabir.
Hafez (1315-1390) was born in Shiraz and is known as a Mystic Poet who wrote Ghazals & Irfan. His major work was Divan-e-Hafez.
Kabir- He was a 15th Century Indian mystic poet and saint whose writings influenced Hinduism’s Bhakti movement and his verses are found in Sikhs holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib.His legacy continues through Kabir Panth. His Couplets and Dohas are well known.
A First Day Cover of Islamic Republic of Iran with the two stamps is listed .