Uruguay Stamps

Date: 10/07/2009 Description: Map of Uruguay. © CIA World Factbook


José Gervasio Artigas (1764-1850)

Jose Gervasio Artigas (June 19, 1764 – September 23, 1850) – National hero of Uruguay

Battles – British invasion of the Rio de la Plata. Battle of Las Piedras


José Enrique Rodo, writer

Jose Enrique Rodo (15 July 1871 – 1 May 1917) – Uruguayan author, essayist

Notable worksAriel (1900)


Juan Manuel Blanes

Juan Manuel Blanes (June 8, 1830 – April 15, 1901) – Uruguayan painter


Luis Alberto De Herrera

Luis Alberto De Herrera (1873–1959) – Uruguayan lawyer, diplomat, journalist and politician


Nicolas Copernico

Nicolas Copernico (Nicolaus Copernicus 19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543) – Renaissance mathematician and asthronomer

Notable works – Heliocentrism. Copernicus’ Law


International Year of Astronomy

Galileo Galilei (15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642) – Italian astronomer, physicist, mathematician, engineer and philosopher

Notable works – Kinematics. Dynamics. Telescopic observational astronomy. Heliocentrism