Friday, November 18, 2016

Norway 2016 - Tor Jonsson and Johan Sverdrup

ISSUE DATE: 11 November 2016
STAMPS THEME: Johan Sverdrup and Tor Jonsson
STAMP DESIGN: Sverre Morken

Two personal anniversaries are marked with their own stamps this time around. Johan Sverdrup is regarded as the father of parliamentarism in Norway.

Author Tor Jonsson was the first to write about "bygdedyret", the negative aspects of rural life, and is regarded as one of the great lyricists of his time. 

Stamp images and description thanks to Posten

Norway Post Stamps