Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Bertha Von Suttner Honored on Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 13, 2013 - Czech Republic

The Czech Republic has issued a new postage stamp honoring Baroness Bertha von Suttner.

Baroness Bertha Felicitas Sophie von Suttner, née Countess of Wchinitz and Tettau (9 June 1843, Prague - 21 June 1914, Vienna) was a Czech and Austrian radical pacifist, journalist and novelist.

On 10 December 1905, she became the first woman in the world to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

Learn more at: Ceská Pošta

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