Spain 1991 General Carlos Ibañez de Ibero, cartographer

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  • Issue date: 27th December 1991
  • one value
  • Design: M Garcia
  • Printed by: FNMT (Spanish State Mint)
  • Print Process: gravure
  • stampformat height 41mm x width 29m
  • Perforations: 13.75 x 13.5


General Carlos Ibañez de Ibero, 1825-1891
25pts ~ portrait of the founder and first president of the International Association of Geodesy . Also first president of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures , 1872 to 1891, and first director of the National Geographic Institute of Spain , created in 1870, responsible for the creation of the Corps of Engineers and the subsequent 1:50,000 Survey of Spain [ref Wikipedia]

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