Recovery of independence

Fischer 323-326 (Sheet 7) | Michel 344-347 (Sheet 7) | Scott 333 | Year of issue 1938 | Pre-war Poland


Sheet 7
Józef Piłsudski, Ignacy Mościcki,
Gabriel Narutowicz, Edward Rydz-Śmigły

Glossary

Marshal Józef Piłsudski (1867-1935) was the military-political president of Poland. He was a key architect of the regaining of independence after World War I. He was the national leader in the late 1920s and 1930s.
Ignacy Mościcki (1867-1946) was president of Poland (1926-1939).
Gabriel Narutowicz (1865-1922) was president of Poland.
Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886-1941) was the successor to marshal Józef Piłsudski.

Translations

XX rocznica odzyskania niepodległości 1918-11.XI-1938
= 20th anniversary of the recovery of independence 1918 - 11 November 1938.

Relevant pages

Find other Polish stamps commemorating the recovery of independence of Poland.
Find other Polish stamps depicting Józef Piłsudski.
Find other Polish stamps depicting Ignacy Mościcki.
Gabriel Narutowicz is also depicted on Fischer 3028 and Fischer Sheet 93.

Resources

Józef Piłsudski
Ignacy Mościcki
Gabriel Narutowicz
Edward Rydz-Śmigły
Second Polish Republic


Fischer 323-326 cancelled


Page from a 1938 karnet commemorating 20 years of Polish independence