Finland 2007 Mikael Agricola, Churchman and Writer

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 7th March 2007
  • two values in a miniature sheet
  • Designed by: Timo Berry
  • Printed by: Joh. Enschedé, Netherlands
  • Print process: lithography
  • miniature sheet format height 80mm x width 140mm
  • Perforations: die-cut 13.75 x 13.75

Mikael Agricola, 1509-1557, Protestant Churchman, Writer, Translator (founder of modern Finnish)
€0.70 ~ Agricola's Abckiria (ABC Book), first publication in the Finnish language, 1543
€0.70 ~ Agricola preaching from pulpit (book plate from 1544 translation of the Prayer Book)
in border, Agricola's signature on a letter to the King of Sweden

miniature sheet