US 1856 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 5c. Scott. 12

US 1856 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 5c. Scott. 12

Series: 1851-1856 Franklin, Jefferson, Washington imperforated

Issued Date: 14-03-1856 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.
Emission: Definitive (Type I)

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 12
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 14
Michel (Germany): 5
Yvert et Tellier (France): 6
Unificato (Italy): 6

Stamp Colors: Red Brown
Perforation: Imperforate

Themes: Politicians, Famous People, Heads of State, Men

Description:- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the 3rd President of the United States from 1801 to 1809. He was previously the second Vice President of the United States under John Adams and the first United States secretary of state under George Washington. The principal author of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson was a proponent of democracy, republicanism, and individual rights, motivating American colonists to break from the Kingdom of Great Britain and form a new nation; he produced formative documents and decisions at both the state and national levels.