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Liberator: José de San Martín

Soldier and statesman General José de San Martín (1778-1850) played a major role in winning independence from Spain and bringing freedom to his native Argentina in 1812. He also won independence for Chile (1818) and Peru (1821). San Martín served as the first president of Peru and is considered a national hero in his native Argentina.

4c Jose de San Martin single

The General Jose de San Martin stamp was issued on February 25, 1959.

8c Jose de San Martin single

The General Jose de San Martin stamp was issued on February 25, 1959.