Wednesday, July 9, 2008

China Stamp: 2008-17

China Stamps
Name: Famous Ancient General - Qi Jiguang
Number: 2008-17
Date of Issue: 19 July 2008
Value: 2 stamps/set

Denominations:
1.20 Yuan (2-1):
Training (练兵)
1.20 Yuan (2-2): Triumph (大捷)

Qi Jiguang (Simplified Chinese: 戚继光; Traditional Chinese: 戚繼光; November 12, 1528 – January 5, 1588) was a Chinese military general and national hero during the Ming Dynasty. He was best remembered for his courage and leadership in the fight against Japanese pirates along the east coast of China, as well as his reinforcement work on the Great Wall of China. More...

Comment: He is a very famous ancient general in China, He is one of idol of my childhood.

1 comment:

oopsdada said...

有兴趣~哈哈.

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