Postage Stamps Featuring People

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has commemorative postage stamps honoring famous people from all walks of life. This is a way for the USPS to show respect and admiration for the accomplishments of these individuals. The people honored on these stamps come from a variety of backgrounds, including politics, entertainment, sports, and more. There are many famous people who have been commemorated with their own postage stamp, and it is an honor to be included in this group. The USPS chooses to honor those who have made a significant impact on American society, and each stamp is a tribute to the legacy of the person it features.

Stamps from the USPS have featured, presidents, first ladies, civil rights leaders, women, scientists, authors, musicians, innovators, explorers, and many more distinguished figures. The USPS is proud to honor their accomplishments with these special postage stamps.

Charles M. Schulz Peanuts Postage Stamps

Charles M. Schulz Peanuts

Ten new stamps salute the birth centennial of cartoonist Charles M. Schulz whose “Peanuts” characters (such as Charlie Brown and Snoopy) are some of the best known and most beloved in all of American culture. This sheet of forever postage stamps was first issued by the U.S. Postal Service on 09/30/2022.

Pete Seeger Stamp

Pete Seeger

Iconic musician Pete Seeger is the 10th subject in The Music Icons series from the United States Postal Service. He was an advocate for traditional music and its power to bring about social change. This sheet of forever stamps was made available by the postal service on 07/21/2022.

Mariachi Postage Stamps

Mariachi Band

This series of Mariachi-themed postage stamps celebrates a unique aspect of Mexican heritage. The stamps feature colorful images of Mariachi musicians in traditional clothing, playing a variety of instruments. These sheets of forever stamps were first issued by the U.S. Postal Service on 07/15/2022.

Postage Stamp of First Lady Nancy Reagan

First Lady Nancy Reagan

This U.S. postage stamp commemorates the late Nancy Reagan. An iconic woman who was married to the 40th president, Ronald Reagan, and served as first lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. This sheet of forever stamps was issued by the USPS on 07/06/2022.

Katharine Graham Two Ounce Postage Stamps

Katharine Graham

The United States Postal Service honoris pioneering business leader Katharine Graham with this two-ounce stamp. the 17th stamp in the 'Distinguished Americans' series. This sheet of two-ounce stamps was first released by the post office on 06/14/2022.

Eugenie Clark Stamp

Eugenie Clark

The U.S. Postal Service honors pioneering marine biologist Eugenie Clark (affectionately known as the "Shark Lady") with the release of a new commemorative stamp. This sheet of forever postage was first issued by the U.S. Postal Service on 05/04/2022.

George Morrison Native American Modernism Stamps

George Morrison

Five different designs feature showcase abstract landscapes painted by George Morrison. This sheet of forever stamps was made available by the postal service on 04/29/2022.

Edmonia Lewis Black Heritage Postage Stamp

Edmonia Lewis

The 45th stamp in the USPS's Black Heritage series, this design honors famous sculptor Edmonia Lewis based on a photo that was taken while she was in Boston between 1864 and 1871. These sheets of forever stamps were issued by the post office on 01/26/2022.