China Post issues new stamp collections in tribute to notable historic figures

By Lin Qi | | Updated: 2021-12-09 10:45
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A drawing of Shao Yong and a calligraphic tribute made by Fan Zeng on new stamps. [Photo provided to China Daily]

Shao Yong was a philosopher, historian and cosmologist living in the 11th century whose writings cast a profound influence on neo-Confucianism.

China Post recently issued a collection of stamps to mark the 1,010th anniversary of Shao's birth. It features a drawing and a calligraphic tribute by Fan Zeng, as well as drawings of Shao's birth village and the site of Shao's grave.

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