Nelson Mandela – A Philatelic Tribute

One of the Greatest Leaders and a Gandhian Nelson Mandela passed away in South Africa today at the age of 95.A  Champion of Anti Apartheid movement in South Africa he was  the First Black President of South Africa.

1994 FDC with Cancellation marking the inauguration of his 1994 term as President of South Africa.

Date Of Issue:-10.05.1994.

Contributed By:- Mr Sushil Mehra, Bangalore

SA FDC

Nelson Mandela – A Philatelic Tribute

Nelson Mandela – A Philatelic Tribute

One of the Greatest Leaders and a Gandhian Nelson Mandela passed away in South Africa today at the age of 95.A  Champion of Anti Apartheid movement in South Africa he was  the First Black President of South Africa.

Indian Stamp Ghar pays tribute to such a great visionary,true Gandhian, a true Friend of India . A Noble Prize and Bharat Ratna winner .                                         May his Soul rest in Peace.

Mauritius issued a Rupees 25 Stamp on Nelson Mandela to mark his Visit to Mauritius in Sep 1998.

Booklet- Sweden – Nobel Prize Literature

Booklet- Sweden – Nobel Prize Literature

A Booklet was issued by Sweden on 21 Nov 1985 containing 5 Stamps of 2.70 kr each on Nobel Prize Winners for  Literature. The stamps were on

W Faulkner – 1949 –   USA, H Laxness -1955- Iceland, M Asturias – 1967-Guatemala ,Y Kawabata- 1968- Japan, P white- 1973-Australia

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FDC – Canada – Nobel Prize Winners

FDC – Canada – Nobel Prize Winners

Canada issued Two 49c Se- Tenant Stamps on Canadian Nobel Prize Winners on 04 Oct 2004. An FDC with the stamps is shown.

Dr Gerhard Herzberg (1904- 1999) – The First Canadian to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1971. He is also referred to as World’s foremost Molecular Spectroscopist.  

Dr Michael Smith (1932- 2000) – He shared the 1993 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for  work in the field of Molecular Biology.

FDC – Belgium – Nobel Prize Winners

FDC – Belgium – Nobel Prize Winners

Belgium issued a stamp  on 14 Feb 1987 to honour Corneille  Jean Francois Heymans who won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1938 . He had done  pioneering work in showing how Blood Pressure and Oxygen content of the blood are measured by the body and transmitted to the Brain.