Vanuatu Stamps

Date: 10/09/2013 Description: map of Vanuatu - State Dept Image


Pedro Fernandex de Queiros (1565–1614) – Portuguese born navigator known for Spanish discovery of the Pacific Ocean


Louis Antoine de Bougainville (12 November 1729 – 31 August 1811) – French born admiral and explorer known to be the first French man to circumnavigate the world in the 18th century


James Cook (7 November 1728 – 14 February 1779) – British born explorer known for his voyages to the Pacific Ocean, Australia, Hawaiian Islands and New Zealand


Jean François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse (23 August 1741 – 1788) – French born explorer whose expedition vanished in Oceania


Jules Sébastien César Dumont d’Urville (23 May 1790 – 8 May 1842) – French explorer known for his voyages of the South and Western Pacific, Australia, New Zealand and Antarctica


[The 60th Anniversary of the Birth of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, type Y][The 60th Anniversary of the Birth of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, type Z]

                                                                [The 60th Anniversary of the Birth of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, type AA][The 60th Anniversary of the Birth of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, type AB]

The 60th Anniversary of the Birth of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1981)

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Born 10 June 1921) – husband of Queen Elizabeth II


[The 40th Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's Accession, type KP][The 40th Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's Accession, type KQ][The 40th Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's Accession, type KR]

The 40th Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s Accession (1992)

Queen Elizabeth II (Born 21 April 1926) – Married to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

– Crowned Queen of the United Kingdom on June 2, 1953


Diana, Princess of Wales (1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997) – First wife of Charles, Prince of Wales


[The 100th Anniversary of the Birth of General Charles de Gaulle, type ]

Charles de Gaulle (22 November 1890 – 9 November 1970)

– Secretary of State of War (6 June 1940 – 16 June 1940)

– Leader of the Free France (18 June 1940 – 3 July 1944)

– Chairman of the Provisional Government of the French Republic (20 August 1944 – 20 January 1946)

– Prime Minister of France  and Minister of Defence (1 June 1958 – 8 January 1959)

– Minister of the Algerian Affairs (12 June 1958 – 9 January 1959)