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Madiba

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, popularly known as Madiba in South Africa, turned 90 on July 18. Read more about him in this link. Madiba on a stamp issued by the former USSR . . . the 10 kopeck (1 rouble = … Continue reading

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Bastille Day

France celebrated Bastille Day (Fête Nationale or quatorze juillet) on July 14. It commemorates the 1790 Fête de la Fédération, held on the first anniversary of the storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789, a very important event during … Continue reading

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