Jun 14, 2016

Korea FDC on "Heroes, National Independence Activists"

First Day Cover
Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia

South Korea

Heroes, National Independence Activists

Date of Issue : 1 June 2016

The stamps feature the female activist Nam Ja-hyeon (1872-1933), who sacrificed herself for the cause of national independence, and scholar and activist Ju Si-gyeong (1876∼1914), who endeavored to establish national identity through Hangul. The Nam Ja-hyeon stamp shows her memorial stone engraved with her quotation in the background, and the Ju Si-gyeong stamp contains the malmoi script from the collection of the National Hangul Museum.

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