United Nations

 Item #UN43-44 – 1956 U.N. stamps honoring the WHO.
April 7, 1948

Formation of the World Health Organization 

On April 7, 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) was officially created as a specialized agency of the United Nations.

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 U.S. #1172 was issued a year and a half after Dulles’ death.
February 25, 1888

Birth of John Foster Dulles 

Politician John Foster Dulles was born on February 25, 1888 in Washington, D.C.

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 Tunisia #569 was issued for the 25th anniversary of UNICEF.
December 11, 1946

Founding of UNICEF 

On December 11, 1946, the United Nations created UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund).

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