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Joint Issue Portugal - Armenia - Set

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Technical details
  • 23.03.2019
  • B2 Design
  • bpost Philately & Stamps Printing
  • Offset
  • 40x 30,6 mm
  • €0.53, €0.91
About Joint Issue Portugal - Armenia

Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian was born on 23 March 1869, in Üsküdar, Istanbul, in what is today Turkey, to a family of wealthy Armenian merchants. He studied in Marseilles and London, where he trained as engineer at King’s College. He went on to work in the expanding petroleum industry, which he helped to build and develop, and through which he amassed an immense fortune.

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