Bhimsen Thapa

A commemorative postage stamp on Sri Mukhtiyar General Bhimsen Thapa, prime minister of Nepal (1806-37), son of Sanukaji Amar Singh Thapa :

भीमसेन थापाIssued by Nepal

Issued on 1st Baishak, 2026 corresponding to 13th April 1969

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 50 Paisa

Colour : Mineral Red

Size : 4.06 x 2.28 cms

Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive stamp paper

Quantity : 2,50,000

Sheet : 50

Printing process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nasik

Name : Bhimsen Thapa 

Born on Aug, 1775 at Pipal Thok village, Gorkha region, Kingdom of Nepal [now Gorkha district, Nepal]

Died on Aug 5, 1839 at BhimMukteshwar, Kathmandu, Nepal

About : 

  • Bhimsen Thapa, born in 1775 A.D. was one of Nepal‘s great prime ministers. He reorganised the army, divided the country into administrative districts, set up judicial courts in different parts, and introduced many improvements in civil administration. During his premiership many important buildings, bridges and monuments were constructed. He was a wise statesman, far-sighted politician and competent administrator, who may be regarded as the pioneer of the modern era in Nepal.

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