Germany has issued stamp on Werner Forbmann on 09 Nov 2006. Werner Forssmann (1904-1979) was a German Physician who shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1956 for developing a procedure on cardiac catheterization. He put himself under anaesthesia and inserted a catheter into his vein.
First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed. The cancellation shows a Heart.
The theme for 1991 EUROPA stamps was Discoveries. France issued two stamps on this theme. 49 Countries participated in the stamp issue programme and issued 85 stamps. New countries to issue stamps on EUROPA theme were Aland, Greenland, Estonia and Latvia.
2.80 Fr – Discovery of AIDS Virus. Nobel Prize awarded to Dr Luc Montagnier at Pasteur Institute Paris for the discovery of AIDS virus.
3.70 Fr – Discovery of De Broglie Wave (1924). The theory about subatomic particles having wave properties was given by Louis De Broglie in 1924. De Broglie (1892-1987) was a French physicist best known for wave theory and quantum theory. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1929.
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.
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