Aerogramme India – Mother(Saint)Teresa – 2009

Aerogramme India – Mother(Saint)Teresa  – 2009

Date of Issue – 01 Mar 2009

Printing Press -Indian Security Press Nashik

Denomination – Rupees 15.00

Stamp Design – Mother Teresa

Theme – Saint, Charity, Personality, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu is known as MotherTeresa and honoured in Roman Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta. She was an Albanian Indian Catholic nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity. She came to India in 1929 and spent the rest of life in India looking after the poor and destitute. She was awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Peace award in 1962 and Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. She was canonised on 04 Sep 2016.

INDIA AERO MOTHER TERESA
INDIA AEROGRAMME 2009 – MOTHER TERESA
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Journey through 20th Century – Souvenir Sheet Belgium 1999.

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

Herge, Cartoons    Philately

BELGIUM MS MILLENIUM
BELGIUM SOUVENIR SHEET 1999- THROUGH 20TH CENTURY

Nobel Peace Prize Winners 1921- Norway 2004.

Nobel Peace Prize Winners 1921- Norway 2004.

Christian Lange (1869-1938) was a Norwegian historian, teacher & Political scientist. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1921. Norway issued a stamp in his honour on 20 Sep 2004.

NORWAY PERSONALITY
NORWAY 2004 – NOBEL PEACE PRIZE 1921

Gandhi -Mandela Stamps -India 2018

Gandhi -Mandela Stamps -India 2018

India issued a miniature sheet containing two stamps (FV 25 & 5) as India -South Africa joint issue. It was issued on 26 Jul 2018. The stamps feature Gandhi and Mandela.

Rupees 25 – 125th Anniversary of  Mahatma Gandhi’s Pietermaritzburg Station Incident.

Rupees 5 – Birth Centenary of Nelson Mandela.

INDIA FDC 2018 GANDHI MANDELA
INDIA FDC 2018 GANDHI MANDELA

Stamp on Cancer Awareness Day – 07 Nov

Cancer Awareness Day – 07 Nov 2001

A Commemorative stamp was issued by India Post on 07 Nov 2001 on Cancer Awareness Day. The stamp shows a Women carrying out “Breast Self Examination” for early detection of Breast cancer. The Cover features Madam Curie (1867-1934) who discovered Radium and Radioactivity. Radium was used  for treatment of Cancer.

SPL CVR CANCER AWARENESS DAY

FIRST DAY COVER CANCER AWARENESS DAY -NOV 07

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