Thursday, September 15, 2011

Theme Specific Stamps - Charles de Gaulle

Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle (1890–1970) was a French general and statesman who led the Free French Forces during World War II. He later founded the French Fifth Republic in 1958 and served as its first President from 1959 to 1969.

He is one of the few in history who are still revered as great leaders and statesmen. Herein under are some of the stamps and FDCs specifically issued to commemorate Charles de Gaulle, issued by a number of countries around the world.

Related:  Charles de Gaulle  (Wikipedia)


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