№ 2910. 350th Birth Anniversary of Peter I (1672-1725), statesman

Design – Povarihin A.

Souvenir sheet  

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Peter Romanov (1672-1725) was an outstanding statesman, the first Emperor of All the Russia (since 1721).

Peter I made a great contribution to the development of national science, education and culture: many educational institutions were opened for different social categories, active book publishing was initiated, and relations with European scientists were expanded. The chief military transformations consisted in the creation of an efficient regular army and powerful navy, which allowed Russia to become a mighty empire and led to significant territorial extension of the country.

Emperor Peter I is considered a talented military leader, a great reformer, diplomat and lawmaker, who defined the main development guidelines for Russia in the 18th century. The reforms implemented by Peter I resulted in the growth of the mighty power of the Russian state and enhancement of its economic potential and military superiority throughout the world.

The postal block features painting Peter I by V. Serov (1907, State Tretyakov Gallery).


Paper Printing method Perforation Format of the block Format of the stamp Edition
Chalk surfaced Offset + security system Frame 11¾ 128 × 100 mm 32,5 × 65 mm 35 thousand blocks

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