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Weird History People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage

Constance Bennet
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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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
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
Dec. 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
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 80 (1904-1984) - Issued in 1996