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List of people on stamps issued by the United States Postal Service. Being featured on US postage is an honor for actors, athletes, politicians and other famous people whose faces grace our US postage. This list celebrates all 971 of the people whose lives have been commemorated in stamp form. I salute you...even if you do cost twice as much today as you did ten years ago.

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Edwin Austin Abbey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Edwin Austin Abbey Died at 59 (1852-1911) - Issued in 2001

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Bud Abbott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Bud Abbott Died at 79 (1895-1974) - Issued in 1991

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Dean Acheson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Dean Acheson Died at 78 (1893-1971) - Issued in 1993

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Roy Acuff is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Roy Acuff Died at 89 (1903-1992) - Issued in 2003

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Abigail Adams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Abigail Adams Died at 74 (1744-1818) - Issued in 1985

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Ansel Adams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Ansel Adams Died at 82 (1902-1984) - Issued in 2002

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John Adams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
John Adams Died at 91 (1735-1826) - Issued in 1938

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John Quincy Adams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
John Quincy Adams Died at 81 (1767-1848) - Issued in 1938

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Jane Addams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Jane Addams Died at 75 (1860-1935) - Issued in 1940

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Alvin Ailey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Alvin Ailey Died at 58 (1931-1989) - Issued in 2004

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Louisa May Alcott is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Louisa May Alcott Died at 56 (1832-1888) - Issued in 1940

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Dante Alighieri is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Dante Alighieri Died at 56 (1265-1321) - Issued in 1965

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Ethan Allen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Ethan Allen Died at 89 (1904-1993) - Issued in 1955

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Gracie Allen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Gracie Allen Died at 69 (1895-1964) - Issued in 2009

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Steve Allen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Steve Allen Died at 79 (1921-2000) - Issued in 2009

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Fran Allison is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Fran Allison Died at 82 (1907-1989) - Issued in 2009

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Marian Anderson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Marian Anderson Died at 96 (1897-1993) - Issued in 2005

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Susan B. Anthony is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Susan B. Anthony Died at 86 (1820-1906) - Issued in 1936

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Antonello da Messina is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Antonello da Messina Died at 49 (1430-1479) - Issued in 1990

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Virginia Apgar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Virginia Apgar Died at 65 (1909-1974) - Issued in 1994

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Johnny Appleseed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Johnny Appleseed Died at 71 (1774-1845) - Issued in 1966

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Harold Arlen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Harold Arlen Died at 81 (1905-1986) - Issued in 1996

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Edwin Howard Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Edwin Howard Armstrong Died at 64 (1890-1954) - Issued in 1983

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Louis Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Louis Armstrong Died at 70 (1901-1971) - Issued in 1995

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Desi Arnaz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Desi Arnaz Died at 69 (1917-1986) - Issued in 1999

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Chester A. Arthur is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Chester A. Arthur Died at 57 (1829-1886) - Issued in 1938

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Arthur Ashe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Arthur Ashe Died at 50 (1943-1993) - Issued in 2005

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John James Audubon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
John James Audubon Died at 66 (1785-1851) - Issued in 1940

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Stephen F. Austin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Stephen F. Austin Died at 43 (1793-1836) - Issued in 1936

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Gene Autry is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Gene Autry Died at 91 (1907-1998) - Issued in 2010

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Mildred Bailey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Mildred Bailey Died at 44 (1907-1951) - Issued in 1994

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Ella Baker is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Ella Baker Died at 83 (1903-1986) - Issued in 2009

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Josephine Baker is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Josephine Baker Died at 69 (1906-1975) - Issued in 2008

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George Balanchine is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
George Balanchine Died at 79 (1904-1983) - Issued in 2004

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Vasco Núñez de Balboa is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Vasco Núñez de Balboa Issued in 1913

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Abraham Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Abraham Baldwin Died at 53 (1754-1807) - Issued in 1985

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James Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
James Baldwin Died at 63 (1924-1987) - Issued in 2004

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Lucille Ball is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Lucille Ball Died at 78 (1911-1989) - Issued in 2001

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Benjamin Banneker is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Benjamin Banneker Died at 75 (1731-1806) - Issued in 1980

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Theda Bara is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Theda Bara Died at 70 (1885-1955) - Issued in 1994

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Samuel Barber is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Samuel Barber Died at 71 (1910-1981) - Issued in 1997

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John Bardeen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
John Bardeen Died at 83 (1908-1991) - Issued in 2008

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John Barry is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
John Barry Died at 78 (1933-2011) - Issued in 1936

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Ethel Barrymore is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Ethel Barrymore Died at 80 (1879-1959) - Issued in 1982

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John Barrymore is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
John Barrymore Died at 60 (1882-1942) - Issued in 1982

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Lionel Barrymore is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Lionel Barrymore Died at 76 (1878-1954) - Issued in 1982

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Clara Barton is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Clara Barton Died at 91 (1821-1912) - Issued in 1948

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John Bartram is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
John Bartram Died at 78 (1699-1777) - Issued in 1999

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William Bartram is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
William Bartram Died at 84 (1739-1823) - Issued in 1999

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Count Basie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage
Count Basie Died at 80 (1904-1984) - Issued in 1996