Admission of Prince Albert I to the Institut De France


24 January 2022
On 29 March 1909, Prince Albert I was admitted to the Institut de France as a foreign associate member of the Paris Academy of Sciences.

To mark the anniversary, the Institut de France will hold a series of lectures on 29 March 2022 as part of its annual cycle.

The stamp will be issued on 2 February 2022, the date on which a multidisciplinary symposium will open in Monaco on the theme “The careers of a Prince: lives and lands of Albert I of Monaco (1848 - 1922)”.

Design and line-engraving: Pierre ALBUISSON from a photo © Archives and Library of the Prince's Palace
Printing process: Steel-engraving and offset
Size of the stamp: 30 x 40,85 mm vertical
Quantity of issue: 40 000 stamps
Sheet of 10 stamps with illuminations

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