Sunday, 1 April 2018

Sunday Stamps II - A-Z: 'G' Greece, Hungary, Norway

Three gentlemen today whose names all begin with 'G'.

Mahatma Gandhi centenary - Greece: 7 October 1970
International Space Travel Conference - Juri Gagarin: Hungary 22 October 1962
And for the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Mikhail S Gorbatsjov - Norway: 14 September 2001
To have a gander at other grand stamps just follow the links at Sunday-stamps-g.


Jo said...

Good stamps Bob. I remember Ghandi arriving in England wearing - to my mind - virtually nothing and thinking how cold he must have been.

Wish Gorbachev was still at the helm.

violet s said...

Gagarin is quite a handsome fellow. I think all the other stamps I've seen of him, he's had his helmet on.
Happy Easter to you

FinnBadger said...

Great G gentlemen today. Always interesting to see how Russian names are often spelled differently in different countries.

Joy said...

An interesting contrast of portraiture on stamps.

Ana said...

Didn't know Norway had issued a Gorbatchov stamp! And yeah, G for Gagarin, how did I even overlook that one...a Gagarin fan speaking :))

Deepa said...

This year again an awesome start. Looking forward to read more.

Mrs Dash's Tongue Twister for A

Mail Adventures said...

Not that I dislike it, but I find always a bit strange when countries honour foreign people on their stamps.