Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Poet Gabriele d'Annunzio Honored on Stamp

First Day of Issue: March 12, 2013 - Italy

Italy has issued a new postage stamp celebrating the 150th birthday of Italian poet Gabriele d'Annunzio.

Gabriele d'Annunzio was an Italian writer, poet, journalist, playwright and soldier during World War I. He occupied a prominent place in Italian literature from 1889 to 1910, and after that, political life from 1914 to 1924. He was nicknamed Il Vate (The Poet) and Il Profeta (The Prophet).

Learn more at: Poste Italiane

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