Mikołaj Kopernik

Fischer 2085-2089 | Michel 2232-2236 | Scott 1956-1960 | Year of issue 1973 | People's Republic of Poland

The 500th anniversary of the birth of Mikolaj Kopernik (Copernicus).

2085
Miniature
(by Marcello Bacciarelli)
2086
The Toruń portrait
(16th century)

2087
Copper engraving
(by Nora Zinck)
2088
Wall painting
on Strasburg tower

2089
Mikołaj Kopernik in his observatory in Frombork
(painting by Jan Matejko)

Glossary

Mikołaj Kopernik (1473-1543, Nicolaus Copernicus), Polish astronomer who discovered that the sun, not the earth, is the center of our solar system.
Fischer 2088 shows the portrait of Copernicus on the sun-dial at the cathedral's tower in Strasburg.

Translations

M(ikołaj) Kopernik 1473-1543 = Nicolaus Copernicus 1473-1543.

Relevant pages

Find other Polish stamps depicting Mikołaj Kopernik

Resources

Nicolaus Copernicus
Toruń
Portrait miniature
Engraving
Visit Toruń
Frombork
Observatory