Category Archives: StampDocs

docs who have made it on stamp(s)

Camillo Golgi

Camillo Golgi was StampDoc, StatueDoc and more

Camillo Golgi (Italian: [kaˈmillo ˈɡɔldʒi]; 7 July 1843 – 21 January 1926) was an Italian physician, biologist, pathologist, scientist, and Nobel laureate. Several structures and phenomena in anatomy and physiology are named for him, including the Golgi apparatus, the Golgi tendon organ and the Golgi tendon reflex. He is recognized as the greatest neuroscientist and biologist of his time.[1] Continue reading Camillo Golgi

Grigoris Lambrakis

Grigoris Lambrakis was PoliticDoc, SportsDoc and more

Grigoris Lambrakis (Greek: Γρηγόρης Λαμπράκης; 3 April 1912 – 27 May 1963) was a Greek politician, physician, track and field athlete, and member of the faculty of the School of Medicine at the University of Athens. A member of the Greek resistance to Axis rule during WWII, he later became a prominent anti-war activist. His assassination by right-wing zealots provoked mass protests and led to a political crisis. Continue reading Grigoris Lambrakis

Gustav Nachtigal

Gustav Nachtigal was NaturalistDoc and more

Gustav Nachtigal (23 February 1834 – 20 April 1885) was a German explorer of Central and West Africa. He is further known as the German Empire‘s consul-general for Tunisia and Commissioner for West Africa. His mission as commissioner resulted in Togoland and Kamerun becoming the first colonies of a German colonial empire.[1] The Gustav-Nachtigal-Medal, awarded by the Berlin Geographical Society, is named after him. Continue reading Gustav Nachtigal

Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov was WriterDoc

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (Russian: Анто́н Па́влович Че́хов, pronounced [ɐnˈton ˈpavləvʲɪtɕ ˈtɕɛxəf]; 29 January 1860[1] – 15 July 1904)[2] was a Russian playwright and short story writer, who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short fiction in history. His career as a playwright produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics.[3][4] Along with Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg, Chekhov is often referred to as one of the three seminal figures in the birth of early modernism in the theatre.[5] Chekhov practiced as a medical doctor throughout most of his literary career: “Medicine is my lawful wife”, he once said, “and literature is my mistress.
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Carl von Linné

Carl von Linné was GardenDoc, ZoologicDoc and more

Carl Linnaeus (/lɪˈnəs, lɪˈnəs/;[1][2] 23 May[note 1] 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné[3] (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈkɑːɭ ˈfɔnː lɪˈneː]), was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, who formalised the modern system of naming organisms called binomial nomenclature. He is known by the epithet “father of modern taxonomy”.[4] Many of his writings were in Latin, and his name is rendered in Latin as Carolus Linnæus (after 1761 Carolus a Linné). Continue reading Carl von Linné

Irene Epple

Irene Epple-Waigel is SkiDoc and OlympicDoc and more

Irene Epple-Waigel (born 18 June 1957) is a German former alpine skier. She won a total of 11 Alpine Skiing World Cup races and two World Cups, in giant slalom and combined (both in 1982). She also won a silver medal at the 1980 Winter Olympic Games in giant slalom. In the 1978 FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships at Garmisch-Partenkirchen she won the silver medal in the downhill. On 9 January 1983 she won the first women’s World Cup Super-G race, held in Verbier. Continue reading Irene Epple

Mikhail Bulgakov

Mikhail Afanasyevich Bulgakov was WriterDoc, TheatreDoc and more

Mikhail Afanasyevich Bulgakov (/bʊlˈɡɑːkəf/;[3] Russian: Михаи́л Афана́сьевич Булга́ков, pronounced [mʲɪxɐˈil ɐfɐˈnasʲjɪvʲɪtɕ bʊlˈɡakəf], ; 15 May [O.S. 3 May] 1891 – 10 March 1940) was a Russian writer, physician and playwright active in the first half of the 20th century.[1] He is best known for his novel The Master and Margarita, published posthumously, which has been called one of the masterpieces of the 20th century Continue reading Mikhail Bulgakov

Friedrich Joseph Haass

Friedrich Joseph Haass was PhilosopherDoc and CharityDoc

Friedrich Joseph Haass (Russian: Фёдор Петрович Гааз, Fyodor Petrovich Gaaz; August 10, 1780 – August 16, 1853) was the “holy doctor of Moscow”. Born in Bad Münstereifel, as a member of Moscow’s governmental prison committee, he spent 25 years until the end of his life to humanize the penal system. During the last nine years before his death he spent all of his assets to run a hospital for homeless people. He died in Moscow. Twenty thousand people attended his funeral at the Vvedenskoye Cemetery. Continue reading Friedrich Joseph Haass

Alfred Döblin

Alfred Döblin was WriterDoc and StampDoc

Bruno Alfred Döblin (August 10, 1878 – June 26, 1957) was a German novelist, essayist, and doctor, best known for his novel Berlin Alexanderplatz (1929). A prolific writer whose œuvre spans more than half a century and a wide variety of literary movements and styles, Döblin is one of the most important figures of German literary modernism.[1][2] Continue reading Alfred Döblin

Nikolaus Kopernikus

Nikolaus Kopernikus is AstronomyDoc, MathDoc and more…

Nicolaus Copernicus (/kˈpɜːrnɪkəs, kə/;[1][2][3] Polish: Mikołaj Kopernik [miˈkɔwaj kɔˈpɛrɲik]; German: Nikolaus Kopernikus; 19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543) was a Renaissance mathematician, physician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the center of the universe, likely independently of Aristarchus of Samos, who had formulated such a model some eighteen centuries earlier. Continue reading Nikolaus Kopernikus

Zita-Eva Funkenhauser

Zita-Eva Funkenhauser is FencingDoc

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from left: Anja Fichtel, Sabine Bau MD., Zita Funkenhäuser M.D., Annette Kluge, Christine Weber M.D.

Zita-Eva Funkenhauser (born 1 July 1966) is a Romanian-born German fencer. In 1984 and 1988 she won two team gold and bronze medal at the Olympics competing for West Germany and a silver competing for Germany.[1] Continue reading Zita-Eva Funkenhauser

Christiane Weber

Christiane Weber is FencingDoc

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from left: Anja Fichtel, Sabine Bau MD., Zita Funkenhäuser M.D., Annette Kluge, Christine Weber M.D.

Christiane Weber (born 13 February 1962) is a German fencer. She won gold medals in the team foil events at the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics.[1]

Weber is married to Achim Bellmann, who competed in the modern pentathlon at the 1984 Games.[2]

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Sebastian Kneipp

Sebastian Kneipp was PriestDoc and much more

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Sebastian Kneipp (May 17, 1821, Stephansried, Germany – June 17, 1897, in Bad Wörishofen) was a Bavarian priest and one of the forefathers of the naturopathic medicine movement. He is most commonly associated with the “Kneipp Cure” form of hydrotherapy, the application of water through various methods, temperatures and pressures which he claimed to have therapeutic or healing effects. Continue reading Sebastian Kneipp

Bertrand Piccard

Bertrand Piccard is PioneerDoc with Balloons and Solar Eclipse and more

Dr Bertrand Piccard, doctor, psychiatrist and aviator First person to fly non-stop round the world in a balloon Initiator and pilot of Solar Impulse -first solar driven airplane flying round the world-  President of the Winds of Hope humanitarian foundation and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, Pioneer of hang gliding in Europe.

Salvador Allende

Salvador Allende was PresidentDoc and more

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Salvador Guillermo Allende Gossens (Spanish: [salβaˈðoɾ aˈʝende ˈɣosens]; 26 June 1908 – 11 September 1973), more commonly known as Salvador Allende, was a Chilean physician and politician, known as the first Marxist to become president of a Latin American country through open elections.[1] Continue reading Salvador Allende

Juscelino Kubitschek

Juscelino Kubitschek was PresidentDoc and more

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Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒuseˈlinu kubiˈtʃɛk dʒi oliˈvejɾɐ]; September 12, 1902 – August 22, 1976), known also by his initials JK, was a prominent Brazilian politician who was President of Brazil from 1956 to 1961. His term was marked by economic prosperity and political stability,[1] being most known for the construction of a new capital, Brasília.

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