Romania 1959 Major Cultural Anniversaries
From Stamps of the World
- Issue Date : 28 April 1959
- Designed by : S. Zainea
- Printed by : Fabrica de Timbre, Bucharest
- Print Process : Photogravure
- Perforations : 14 × 14¼
- 200th anniversary of the death of Georg Friedrich Händel, German composer (baroque era).
- 200th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, Scottish poet.
- 150th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, famous for theory of evolution.
- 100th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Stepanovich Popov, physicist & pioneer of radio.
- 100th anniversary of the birth of Sholem Aleichem, Ukrainian playwright. His stories of Tevye the Dairyman became the basis for the musical Fiddler on the Roof.