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Otto Hornung

Otto Hornung

PHILATELIC CURRICULUM VITAE

Born in Czechoslovakia in 1920, a philatelic journalist by profession, is probably better known as the Secrtary of the Philatelic Traders Society since 1967 and organiser of STAMPEX.

Founder member in 1952 of the Association Internationale des Journalistes Philateliques (AIJP) and its President for several years.

He served as member of the Bureau (1976-1990) and as an international judge.

He specialised in the classic stamps of Turkey and its postal history gauning large Gold medals at INDIA '89 and NEW ZEALAND '90 and LONDON '90, PHILATOKYO '91 and GRANADA '92, respectively.

He signed the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists in 1993.