Finland 2004 Johan Ludvig Runeberg - Birth Bicentenary

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 14th January 2004
  • four values in a miniature sheet
  • Designed by: Päivi Vainonpää
  • Printed by: Cartor, France
  • Print process: lithography
  • Perforations: 13.5 x 13.25; left hand and right hand stamp each one imperf edge

Bicentenary of the Birth of Johan Ludvig Runeberg, 1804-1877, poet, writer, nationalist

  • Runeberg wrote Vårt land (Our Land), Maamme in Finnish, in 1848, which became the national anthem

miniature sheet
0.65€ ~ silhouette of Runeberg on book plate
0.65€ ~ Sven Dufa the the Battle of Koljonvirta, between Sweden and Russia, after Albert Edelfelt
0.65€ ~ lake scene by Albert Edelfelt, and words of National Anthem in Finnish
0.65€ ~ sculpture of Johan Ludwig Runeberg by Walter Runeberg
Border: signature

Miniature Sheet