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List of Philatelists
This is a
list of philatelists, persons notable for their contributions to philately.
David Beech MBE FRPSL, "Former President of the Royal Philatelic Society London, Head Curator of the Philatelic Collection of the British Library"
Samuel Chapman, Mexico
Daniel Cooper, founder and first president of Philatelic Society of London
Sir Ernest de Silva, Sri Lanka's greatest philatelist
Emilio Diena, ancient Italian state specialist 
Robert Brisco Earée, Album Weeds
Edward B. Evans, "Major Evans"
Adelaide Lucy Fenton, early female philatelist
Ferdinand of Bulgaria
Philipp von Ferrary
George V of the United Kingdom, royal collector
Edward Stanley Gibbons, British dealer
John Edward Gray
Bill Gross, third person to form a complete 19th-century US collection
Abraham Hatfield, signer of Roll of Distinguished Philatelists and plater of the  New York Postmaster's Provisional 
Hiroyuki Kanai, Mauritius collection
Anatoly Karpov  
Henry G. Lapham, Grand Award at the 1936 Third International Philatelic Exhibition 
H. Dormer Legge
Alfred Lichtenstein 
James Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford, formed massive philatelic library 
George Ward Linn, founder of Linn's Weekly Stamp News
Robson Lowe, "father of postal history" 
John Luff 
James A. Mackay
Foil A. Miller
Jean-Baptiste Moens, "father of philately"
Edwin Müller 
Frank F. Olney (1851-1903), Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island and president of the American Philatelic Association for three terms 
Alfred Potiquet, first stamp catalogue
Ayn Rand 
Franklin D. Roosevelt, presidential collector 
Stuart Rossiter 
Lawrence L Shenfield, Confederate postal history
Evelyn Arthur Smythies 
William Carlos Stone, revenues and philatelic literature 
Thomas Tapling 
Charlotte Tebay, early female philatelist
Leon Norman Williams 
Hakim Syed Zillur Rahman, collector of medical stamps Robert Zoellner, one of two people to form a complete U.S. collection 
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, Roll of Distinguished Philatelists Trust, London, 2011. Background notes on The Roll of Distinguished Philatelists September 2011 Archived here.
Hatcher, James Brush. "Flashback: The New York Postmaster's Stamp of 1845". Collectors Weekly . Retrieved 2018.
"Belgium collection formed by Anatoly Karpov". Newsletter. David Feldman. September 2011 . Retrieved .
"Anatoly Karpov: The Owner of the Unique Stamp Collection". Watch-Clone.com. Archived from the original on 18 February 2011 . Retrieved 2011.
Bierman, Stanley, M., M.D. (1988). "Henry G. Lapham: United States Primitives Extraordinaire" (PDF). U.S Philatelic Classics Society. 40 (4): 6 . Retrieved 2018.
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"Hall of Fame - 1946-1949". American Philatelic Society. 1999 . Retrieved .
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"Hall of Fame - 1941". American Philatelic Society. 1999 . Retrieved .
"Hall of Fame - 1995-1999". American Philatelic Society. 1999 . Retrieved .
"Hall of Fame - 1970-1974". American Philatelic Society. 1999 . Retrieved .
"Frank F. Olney". The American Journal of Philately. New York, NY: The Scott Stamp and Coin Co: 353. 1 Oct 1903 . Retrieved 2015.
"Why I Like Stamp Collecting - 1971". Minkus Stamp Journal. Archived from the original on 2014-03-15 . Retrieved .
"Hall of Fame - 1942-1945". American Philatelic Society. 1999 . Retrieved .
"Stuart Rossiter MA, FRGS, FRPSL. (1923 - 1982)". Rossiter Trust. 2014 . Retrieved .
"Who Was Who in British Philately". British Philatelic Trust. 2015 . Retrieved .
Miller, Staphen (2014-12-31). "Robert Zoellner, Alpine Associates Founder, Dies at 82". Bloomberg News . Retrieved .