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The Nobel Peace Prize

The sixth stamp shows an embossed (raised) dove with an olive branch – the symbol for peace. It is therefore a very appropriate picture for the Peace stamp.

Retrievia Excerpts 2003-2004

In stating that his awards be given to those who “have conferred the greatest benefit on mankind”and specifying a Prize for Peace we may conclude that Nobel was a man of peace himself, a humanitarian who intended his invention of explosives to be used only for peaceful purposes.

Re-trievia recalled: Excerpts from Year 2003/ 2004
Tan Wee Kiat

Written by Ivan Chew

11 January, 2008 at 1:27 am

Posted in Year 2003/ 2004