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Famous persons 2023

Title:Famous persons
Date of Issue: 23.02.2023.
Author: Nebojsa Djumic
Type edition: commemorative
Printing techniques: multicolour offset
Sheet: 10
Paper: muflep 100g
Printing House: Blicdruk, Sarajevo


Motive: Nikolaus Kopernikus  
Каталошки број: 927
Perforation: 13 3/4
Face value: 1.95 BAM

Quantity: 13 000



Motive: Blaze Pascal  
Catalogue no.: 928
Perforation: 13 3/4
Face value: 1.95 BAM

Quantity: 13 000

Nikolaus Kopernikus, astronomer, canonist, jurist, mathematician, physician and economist, is best known in the world for the part "On the Movement of Heavenly Bodies", in which he described the heliocentric vision where the Earth is not any more in the center of the universe, but the Sun, while the Earth and other planets revolve around it in ideal circular paths. Also, it determines the triple movement of the Earth: rotation around its axis, around the Sun and the precession of the Earth's axis, and all of this is done in astronomy as a hobby. In 1616, 76 years after the publication of his famous work, the Church forbids that work, because it contradicts the Bible. The world could legally read "On the Motion of the Heavenly Bodies" only after another 206 years had passed. In the meantime, in 1633, many took advantage of Copernicus' knowledge and pushed science further. The most famous among them is Galileo Galilei, who was condemned by the Church 90 years after Copernicus' death because of the contract of Copernicus' theory of heliocentrism

Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician, physicist and philosopher. His father taught him Latin and Greek, and he believed that mathematics should be learned at the age of fifteen, which only further developed Blaise's curiosity. Already at the age of sixteen, Pascal issued a unique copy of a sheet from one of Mersenne's meetings in June 1639. It contained numbers of theorems from projective geometry, including Pascal's mystical hexagon. Blaise wrote his first work called "Essay on Conic Sections", published in February 1640. In the same year, Pascal invented the first digital calculator with the intention of helping his father in collecting taxes and fees. In 1653, he wrote his work "Thesis on the Arithmetic Triangle", presenting in it a description of the tabular display for binomial coefficients, which today is called Pascal's triangle. The events of 1646 were very significant for the young Pascal, the loss of his father and the great influence of the brothers who were in the religious movement from Rouen, make Pascal very religious. After that, Pascal's most famous philosophical work "Thoughts" was created, and he continued to work on the edition of his personal thoughts related to human suffering, destiny and God, which he started in late 1656, during 1657 and 1658. This paper also contains Pascal's Wager as proof that belief in God is reasonable only with supporting arguments. Author: Nebojsa Djumic Publisher: Poste Srpske ad Banjaluka

Author: Nebojsa Djumic

Publisher: Poste Srpske a.d. Banjaluka

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