Honouring Martin Luther King Jr and Nelson Mandela. Two exquisite stamps introduced by An Post

April 5th, 2018

FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to introduce to our readers` attention two special stamps by An Post in recognition of the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr and Nelson Mandela. The stamps of the international statesmen and Nobel peace prize winners were created by Dublin-based design studio Aad. Martin Luther King, Jr and Nelson Mandela are two remarkable leaders and civil rights activists that are famous worldwide.

So the first stamp is devoted to Martin Luther King. He was a social activist and Baptist minister who played a key role in the American civil rights movement. King sought equality and human rights for African Americans, trying to protect all victims of injustice through peaceful protest. He was assassinated in 1968. The second stamp honours Nelson Mandela who became South Africa's first black president in 1994, following a 20-year anti-apartheid campaign. This remarkable person is considered to be one of the world's most revered statesmen, who led the struggle to replace the apartheid regime of South Africa with a multi-racial democracy.

We would also like to invite you to appreciate some bright stamps issues devoted to famous African Americans personalities and activists.