Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Sitting presidents on postage stamps - an unusual Czech tradition

Radio Prague |
17 October 2018

The Czech Republic is one of the few countries in Europe whose incumbent presidents appear on postage stamps. A first such stamp was issued in 1920, featuring the first Czechoslovak president, Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk. Since then, almost every Czech head of state has been pictured on a stamp.