Sunday, 23 October 2016

cover from Germany

On Friday I got not only two postcards but also a cover from Germany.

Stamps:
Marigold (issued 07-07-2005)
Condolence (issued 05-12-2013)
with a special postmark about the death of Walter Scheel

Walter Scheel was born in 1919. He was a politician from the Free Democratic Party of Germany. Between 1961 and 1966 he was the Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development and between 1969 and 1974 he was Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor. In 1974 he was elected as President of the Federal Republic of Germany and remained in office until 1979. He died on 24th August 2016.


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