Luxembourg 2017 Josy Barthel, Olympic Athlete

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  • Issue date : 7 March 2017
  • one value
  • Designed by : Anne Mélan
  • Printed by : bPost Stamp Factory, Mechelen, Belgium
  • Print Process : offset lithography
  • Perforations : 11.4 x 11.4


Josy Barthel, 1927-1992, athlete (Olympic champion) and politician


0.70€ ~Joseph ‘Josy’ Barthel sprinting to victory in the final yards of the 1500m at the Helsinki Olymics, 1952 Barthel also finished 9th in the London Olymic marathon, 1948, and served as a Luxembourg Government Minister (Transport, Energy, Communications) between 1977 and 1984, and was President of the Olympic Committee 1973-1977


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0.70€