|On 30 April 2004, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a series of postage stamps with the title Eminent Personalities. The issue comprises two stamps, with associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Alexei Colabneac. The printing was performed by Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău.|
Natalia Gheorghiu (1914-2001). Pediatric Surgeon
Metropolitan Dosoftei (1624-1693). Poet, Translator, Metropolitan of Moldavia
Dimitrie Barilă, better known under his monastical name Dosoftei (October 26, 1624—December 13, 1693), was a Moldavian Metropolitan, scholar, poet and translator. Born in Suceava, he attended the school of the 'Trei Ierarhi' Monastery of Iaşi and then at the Orthodox Brotherhood school in Lviv, where he studied humanities and learned several languages. Read more..This article uses material from the Wikipedia article 'Dosoftei', which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.
FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)