Europa: Great discoveries

Fischer 3338-3339 | Michel 3486-3487 | Year of issue 1994 | Republic of Poland

Polish discoveries and inventions. Europa issue.

3338
3339
Parrafin lamp,
book and glasses
Stylised globe
with the profile of Mikołaj Kopernik

Glossary

Ignacy Łukasiewicz (1822-1882), Polish pharmacist, inventor of the first method of distilling kerosene from seep oil.
Mikołaj Kopernik (Copernicus) discovered that not the earth, but the sun is the center of our solar system.

Translations

Polska astronomia = Polish astronomy.

Relevant pages

Find other Polish Europa issues Ignacy Łukasiewicz is also commemorated on Fischer 1034 and Fischer 2651-2656.

Resources

Ignacy Łukasiewicz
Kerosene
Mikołaj Kopernik (Copernicus)
Solar system

Europa postage stamp