The On-Line Museum and Encyclopedia of Vision Aids.
This information was kindly provided by Tanya Schwartzman of the Sharon Music Academy
Yakov Sverdlov - One of the leaders of Bolshevik Revolution. One of Lenin's closest comrades.
N.P. Kravkov - Pharmacologist. Rayko Daskalov - Bulgarian political activist.
Alexander Griboedov - Great Russian writer.
Salvador Allende - Chilean political leader, elected Chilean president in 1970.
M. Lavrentiev - Famous Russian mathematician.
V. Menzhinsky - Professional revolutionary, one of the members of Stalin government and second leader of KGB after the death of its founder Felix Dzerzhinsky. Commemorates 100 year anniversary of his birth.
Mikhail Kalinin - Another leader of Bolshevik Revolution and long-time president of People's Supreme Council.
Georgiy Kirkov-Maystora - Bolgarian politician, writer and journalist. One of the founders of the BRSDP - pro-Communist party.
V.I. Vernadsky - Famous world-renown scientist - creator of biogeochemistry, knowledge of biosphere, noosphere. Great philosopher and historian of science. Commemorates 100 year anniversary of his birth.
Folk craftsmen of Paleh. Paleh painting is the famous Russian craft of painting on wood originated from the village of Paleh.
Dmitri Shostakovich - Famous Russian composer. Stamp commemorates 70 year anniversary of his birth.
Konstantin Tsialkovsky - Father of Russian rocket science.
A. Lunacharsky - Minister of education in Bolshevik government. Commemorates 100 year anniversary of his birth.
A.P. Karpinskiy - Famous Russian geologist. Stamp commemorates 100 year anniversary of his birth.
M.I. Kostomarov - Ukrainian historian, writer and ethnographer.
A.P. Chekhov - Famous Russian writer and world renowned play writer.
N.D. Dobrolubov - Famous Russian liberal literary critique of 19th century.
N.G. Chernyshevsky - Famous Russian writer and one of the leaders of the revolutionary democratic movement in 1860's.
V. Vorovsky - One of the leaders of the Bolshevik revolution, Marxist journalist and soviet diplomat in 1920s.
A.E. Archipov - Famous Russian painter.
Nadegda (Nadja) Krupskaya - Bolshevik revolutionary and Lenin's wife (her main claim of fame). Stalin made an icon out of her