Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Roman Athenaeum Theme of Romanian Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 22, 2013 - Romania

Romania has issued a pair of new postage stamps celebrating the 125th anniversary of the inauguration of the Roman Athenaeum in Bucharest.

The Literary Society Romanian Athenaeum was established in1865 as a promoter of the spreading of cultural and scientific knowledge. The most famous of its members included Constantin Esarcu, V.A. Urechia and Dr. N. Kretulescu.

Learn more at: Romfilatelia

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