List of people on stamps of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

List of people on stamps of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

This article lists people who have been featured on postage stamps of the Soviet Union.

A

* Rudolf Abel, intelligence agent (1990)
* Ivan Akulov, first Prosecutor General of the USSR (1988)
* Salvador Allende, President of Chile (1973)

B

* Alexandr Baranov, Alaska settler (1991)
* Vitus Bering, explorer (1981)
* Yan Berzin, military (1989)
* Andrey Bolotov, agriculturalist (1988)
* Mikhail Aleksandrovich Bonch-Bruevich, radio engineer (1988)
* Ivan Bunin, writer (1990)

C

* James Fenimore Cooper, writer (1989)

D

* Georges Danton, French revolutionary (1989)
* Anatoly Durov, circus (1989)
* Pavel Dybenko, military leader (1989)
* Felix Edmundovich Dzerzhinsky, revolutionary (1987 [http://sio.midco.net/dansmapstamps/russia.htm] )

E

* Friedrich Engels, German philosopher

F

* Valentin Filatov, circus animal trainer (1989)
* William Z. Foster, General Secretary of the Communist Party USA (1971)
* Benjamin Franklin, American politician (1956)

G

* Yuri Gagarin, cosmonaut (1961–1991)
* Indira Gandhi, Indian politician (1987)

H

* O. Henry, American writer (1962)

I

* I. S. Isakov, admiral (1894-1967), issue 1974

J

K

* Nikolay Karamzin, historian (1991)
* Paul Keres, chess player (1991)
* Kosta Khetagurov, writer (1989)
* Viktor Kingissepp, revolutionary(1988)
* Emil Kio, illusionist (1989)
* Vasily Klyuchevsky, historian (1991)
* Dmitriy Komar, victim coup attempt (1991)
* I. S. Konev, Marshal of the Soviet Union (1897-1973), issue 1977
* Stanislav Kosior, Commissar(1989)
* Ilya Krichevskiy, victim coup attempt (1991)
* Ivan Kudrya, intelligence agent (1990)
* Ivan Kuratov, writer (1989)
* Ivan Kuskov, settler Fort Ross, California (1991)
* Valerian Kuybyshev, politician (1988)
* Emmanuil Kviring, politician (1988)

L

* Martins Lacis, revolutionary (1988)
* V E Lazarenko, clown acrobat (1989)
* Vladimir Lenin, (1924–1991)
* Li Dazhao, Chinese Communist(1989)
* Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, American writer (1958)

M

* Anton Makarenko, educationist(1988)
* Nelson Mandela, South African politician (1988)
* Jean-Paul Marat, French revolutionary (1989)
* Karl Marx
* Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov, microbiologist (1991)
* K. A. Mereckov, Marshal of the Soviet Union (1897-1968), issue 1977
* Hồ Chí Minh (1990)
* Konon Molody, intelligence agent alias Gordon Lonsdale (1990)
* Vera Mukhina, sculptor(1989)
* Modest Mussorgsky, composer (1989)

N

* Alisher Navoi, Uzbek Middle Ages poet (1942)
* Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian statesman (1989)
* Kwame Nkrumah, President, of Ghana (1989)

O

Georg Ots, singer (1980)

P

* Boris Pasternak, writer (1990)
* Ivan Pavlov, physiologist (1991)
* Peter I of Russia, Tsar (1989)
* Kim Philby, intelligence agent (1990)
* Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter (1881-1973), issue 1973
* Alexander Stepanovich Popov, inventor (1989)
* Sergei Prokofiev , composer (1991)

Q

R

* Jean Racine, French dramatist(1989)
* John Reed, American journalist (1987)
* Maximilien Robespierre, French revolutionary (1989)
* Konstantin Konstantinovich Rokossovsky, Marshal of the Soviet Union (1896-1968), issue 1976
* Mikhail Rumyantsev, clown(1989)

S

* Andrei Sakharov, scientist and Nobel peace prize winner (1991)
* M. V. Sakharov, Marshal of the Soviet Union (1898-1972), issue 1978
* William Saroyan, writer (1991)
* Marietta Shaginyan, writer (1988)
* Georgiy Yakovlevich Sedov, Arctic explorer (1877-1914), issue 1977
* Grigory Shelikhov, settler Alaska (1991)
* Nikolay Shvernik, politician (1988)
* Taras Shevchenko, poet and painter (1989)
* Michail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov, writer (1990)
* Frantsisk Skorina, printer (1988)
* Alexander Soloviev , historian(1991)
* Yakov Mikhaylovich Sverdlov, politician (1885-1919), issue 1985
* Joseph Stalin (1943–1954)

T

* Piotr Tchaikovsky, composer (1940–1990)
* Tigranes the Great of Armenia (on coin) (1988)
* Palmiro Togliatti, italian politician (1893-1964)
* Leo Tolstoy (1935–1978)
* Semyon Konstantinovich Timoshenko, Marshal of the Soviet Union (1895-1970), issue 1980
* Leon Trotsky (1926 [http://queries.heindorffhus.dk/ussr1926-Trotzky.jpg] , 1987 [http://sio.midco.net/dansmapstamps/russia.htm] )
**Note: The 1926 issue mistakenly used an image of Trotksy's son, not Trotsky himself.
* Andrei Tupolev, aircraft designer (1988)
* Mark Twain (1960)

U

* Vladimir Usov, victim coup attempt (1991)
* Marshal Dmitriy Ustinov (1988)

V

* Stanislav Vaupshasov ,intelligence agent (1990)
* Jalmari Virtanen, Karelian poet (1989)
* Pyotr Voykov, diplomat (1988)

W

X

Y

Z

* L. L. Zamenhof (1927), philologist, inventor of Esperanto
* Marshal Georgy Zhukov (1976) [http://www.stamprussia.com/4553b.jpg]

External links

* [http://www.stamprussia.com/ Stamps of the Soviet Era]


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