British Humanitarians

The UK has a proud tradition of its people offering humanitarian assistance to those in need, and in particular certain individuals who have devoted their energies to helping and protecting others.

2016 (March 15 2016)
Commemorative

Designed by Hat-trick design
Size 35mm (h) x 35mm (v)
Printed by International Security Printers
Print Process Lithography
Perforations 14.5 x 14.5
Gum PVA

Stamps

British Humanitarians 1st Stamp (2016) Nicholas Winton (1909-2015)

Nicholas Winton (1909-2015)

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Saved the lives of 669 Kindertransport children on the eve of the Second World War



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British Humanitarians 1st Stamp (2016) Sue Ryder (1924–2000)

Sue Ryder (1924–2000)

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Founded homes in the UK and Europe for people in need.



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British Humanitarians 1st Stamp (2016) John Boyd Orr (1880–1971)

John Boyd Orr (1880–1971)

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Advocated improved nutrition and global food provision and made a significant contribution to food security.



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British Humanitarians £1.33 Stamp (2016) Eglantyne Jebb (1876–1928)

Eglantyne Jebb (1876–1928)

£1.33
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Campaigned for the rights and welfare of children, and founded the organisation that became the Save the Children Fund.



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British Humanitarians £1.33 Stamp (2016) Joseph Rowntree (1836–1925)

Joseph Rowntree (1836–1925)

£1.33
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Businessman who championed social reform and workers’ welfare.



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British Humanitarians £1.33 Stamp (2016) Josephine Butler (1828–1906)

Josephine Butler (1828–1906)

£1.33
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Campaigned for women’s rights and social reform.



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