Valeriu Gafencu (24 January 1921 – 18 February 1952) was a Legionnaire who was active during the Legionary Rebellion. Arrested by the state authorities in 1941, he died 11 years later at Târgu Ocna Prison [ro]. He was declared "Saint of the Prisons" by theologian Nicolae Steinhardt for his "exemplary Christian conduct and devotion to those in suffering ", and the Romanian Orthodox Church was reportedly considering his canonization in 2013.
This stamp represents a corrected version of No.1154 I, released on 24/01/2021, with a serious error of the omitted text "MOLDOVA". This replacement stamp was released on 23/06/2016 and represents a distinct issue in it's own right.
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