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Catalogue: Special Commemorative Cancellations 2015
Vasile Alecsandri - 125th Death Anniversary 2015

Vasile Alecsandri - 125th Death Anniversary 2015
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Vasile Alecsandri (Romanian pronunciation: [vaˈsile aleksanˈdri]; 21 July 1821 – 22 August 1890) was a Romanian poet, playwright, politician, and diplomat. He collected Romanian folk songs and was one of the principal animators of the 19th century movement for Romanian cultural identity and union of Moldavia and Wallachia.  Read more..

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On August 22, 1890, one of the greatest personalities of the Romanian identity and culture of the 19th century, Vasile Alecsandri (1821-1890), died in Mircești (in Romania today). Vasile Alecsandri was a poet, playwright, theater director, folklorist, diplomat and politician, considered as the creator of Romanian theater and literature but also one of the principal animators of the union of the principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia (forming today a large part of Romania). Alecsandri was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the young Romania and was the author of "Trăiască Regele" ("Long live the King"), the national anthem of monarchical Romania until 1947. Read more..
Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: August 22, 2015 Theme Theme: Famous People
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