Outstanding personalities of Belarus. Kyril of Turov

Newsletter # 17 (516) May 2, 2013
On May 11, 2013 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the souvenir sheet Outstanding personalities of Belarus. Kyril of Turov.
Designer: Ivan Lukin. Printing: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: frame 131/2: 133/4. Size of the stamp in the souvenir sheet: 26x37 mm. Size of the souvenir sheet: 97x70 mm. While printing the souvenir sheets they used the technology of thermal stamping by metalized foil of golden colour. Print quantity: 15.000 souvenir sheets.
The souvenir sheet was printed at the Republican Unitary Enterprise Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T.  Nepogodin.
Souvenir sheet No. 93
No. 957
Kyril of Turov (Kiryl Turauski)
15 000 BYR
Elements of protection
Kyril of Turov is one of the fifteen Saints of Belarus. He was a church leader and theologian. He was born about 1130 in Turov (Gomel region nowadays) in a rich family and died after 1190. At a mature age he renounced his inheritance and took monastic vows in St. Boris and Gleb monastery of Turov.
Being the Bishop of Turov Kyril left his See and devoted himself fully to spiritual writing. After his death Kyril was declared a Saint.
Colour of the postmark — black.
FDC and special postmark designed by I. Lukin.
Special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the post office of Turov (Gomel region) on the souvenir sheet issuing day.

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