Lithuania Post: New Stamp for the 80th Birth Anniversary of A. M. Brazauskas

On September 22, 2012 a new stamp dedicated to the 80th birth anniversary of President Algirdas Mykolas Brazauskas will be released by Lithuania Post.

The stamp dedicated to one of the most outstanding political figures has been created by the artist Vaclovas Butrimas. The stamp will be issued in the edition of 100 000 copies with the nominal value of LTL 1.35 (EUR 0.39). Along with the new stamp, the first day cover and a souvenir sheet will be issued.

Algirdas Mykolas Brazauskas is the first President elected (year 1993) in Lithuania after the restoration of independence in 1990, Prime Minister of the 12th and 13th Governments, political figure, Signatory to the Act of Independence of March 11, 1990. He was born on 22 September 1932 in Rokiskis and died on 26 June 2010 from lymphatic cancer.

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