Mikołaj Kopernik and Stanisław Konarski

Fischer 164-166 | Michel 182-184 | Scott 192-194 | Year of issue 1923 | Pre-war Poland

164
Mikołaj Kopernik
(miniature by Marcello Bacciarelli)
165
Stanisław Konarski
166
Mikołaj Kopernik
(miniature by Marcello Bacciarelli)

Glossary

Mikołaj Kopernik (better known by his Latin name Copernicus) was a Polish astronomer (1473-1543) who learned that the sun, not the earth, forms the center of our solar system.
Stanisław Konarski (1700-1773, real name Hieronim Konarski) was a theologian.

Relevant pages

Find other Polish stamps depicting Mikołaj Kopernik

Resources

Copernicus (Mikołaj Kopernik)
Biography of Mikołaj Kopernik
Stanisław Konarski
Stanisław Konarski (Polonia Today Online)
Marcello Bacciarelli (artyzm.com)

The upper right stamp in this block of four shows Fischer 165s,
a print flaw: "KONAPSKI" instead of "KONARSKI"