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Centenary of Portuguese Stamps
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150th Anniversary, Penny Black
Inside #616: G.B. #1
Museums and their Collections II -
Inside #1192e: Stamps on Envelopes
Thanks to Lou
100th Anniversary, Xinhai Revolution
Centenary of Xinhai Revolution
leading of Sun Yat-sen. a revelatory pioneer of Chinese people. Qing Dynasty
In order to celebrate the Centenary of Xinhai Revolution, Macao Post issues four commemorative stamps and one souvenir sheet. The themes on the four stamps are “Revolutionary Preparation”, “Permanent Heroism”, “Wuchang Uprising” and “Foundation of the Republic of China” respectively and the theme on the souvenir sheet is “Recovery of China”.
Revolutionary Preparation: After a long
term gestation and preparation, Xintiai Revolution took Hong Kong and
Gao Jianfu (1879
1951), one of the founders of Lingnan Chinese Painting. He served as Chairman
with the Chinese Revolutionary League (Tongmenghui) of Guangdong Branch, and he
established the League of Macao Branch in 1911 at No.41,
Permanent Heroism: The martyrs who
joined the Huanghuagang Uprising in
Huang Xing (1874
- 1916), genealogical name: Keqiang. He launched the Huanghuagang Uprising in
Wuchang Uprising: Gate of Wuchang Uprising is lhe place where the first gua was triggered off the Wuchang Uprising and the ancient city tower named Harmony Gate (Zhonghe Men) was renamed as Uprising Gate (Qiyi Men).
(1885 - 1969), from
Sun Yat-sen (Sun Zhongshan) (1866 - 1925), big name: Wen, genealogical name: Deining, baptized name: Rixin. Japanese name: Nakayarna Sho.
Though he served as President for 91 days only, he established and issued more than 30 governmental decrees which would be beneficial to the development of democratic politics, national capital and cultural education and he was worth to be the pioneer of bourgeois revolution and a great revolutionist of democratic revolutionary.
Recovery of China: Suit Yat-sen attached great importance to the design of stamps when serving as Provisional President, and called Chengyu, Secretary of Traffic Department and Tang Wenqi of Commissioner of Posts and Telecommunications Department and so on to make careful study on the design of commemorative stamps for national foundation and determined to terminate the datemark of “Heavenly Stems” and “Earthly Branches”, and adopt the postal datemark of the Republic of China. In late 1912, the commemorative stamps of recovery and republic carrying design of head portrait of Sun Yat-sen and Yuan Shikai was published respectively.
liked writing “The world belongs to the public” as gift. The phrase was
abstracted out of “Liji - Liyun”: “A public spirit will rule all under the sky
when the great way prevails”, Mr. Sun Yat-sen thought: “Equality and freedom
are rights of citizens, however officeholders shall be public servants for the
citizens”. He swore before serving as Provisional President: “Solidify the
Republic of China, create happiness for the people, which are what the people
want, I should abide by the tenet, loyal to my country and serve the people”.
Sun Yat-sen introduced the concepts of “serve the people” and “public servant”
On 10 January 1912, the Provisional Senate passed a special decision to adopt the Five-Colored Republic Flag (or Five-Colored Flag) as national flag, which means a Republic for nationalities as Han, Manchus, Mongols, Hui and Tibetan.
The Eighteen-Star Flag, the full name is Blood Eighteen-Star Flag. it was a flag declared for the establishment of Hubei Military Government after Wuchang Uprising. ln the second day of Wuchang uprising, the Military Government planned to declare the foundation of the Republic of China with the Blood Flag as revolutionary flag. On May 1921, after Sun acceded to Extraordinary President, he declared to abolish the Five-Colored Flag and Blood Flag and replace them with a flag of “Blue Sky with a White Sun”.
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