Grigoriy Bronza

Grigoriy Zakharovich Bronza (Russian: Григо́рий Заха́рович Бро́нза; 30 April 1927 – 30 January 2010) was a prominent artist of Transnistria (Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic). He was an art restorer and an honorary member of the Transnistria Union of Artists. Bronza was a designer of postage stamps of Transnistria and Moldova. He also helped create a number of museums in the former Soviet Union.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Grigoriy Zakharovich Bronza
Григо́рий Заха́рович Бро́нза
Born(1927-04-30)30 April 1927
Died30 January 2010(2010-01-30) (aged 82)
Tiraspol, Transnistria
NationalityUSSR, Transnistria
Known forgraphics, sculpture, painting
Notable workPostage stamps of Moldova and Transnistria

World War IIEdit

During World War II, Grigoriy Bronza served in the Red Army and was awarded the following Soviet military decorations:[3][5]

The first stamp of Moldova, 1991. Designed by Grigoriy Bronza

Postage stampsEdit

Bronza is the author of the first stamps of Moldova issued in June 1991. He designed the first stamps of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic issued in December 1993.[1][3] Bronza designed the third definitive stamp issue of Transnistria (1997). He also created a series of stamps for the 5th anniversary of the events in Bendery (1997), a series of stamps "Historical and modern coats of arms of cities of Transnistria" (1999), the 200th anniversary of Alexander Pushkin issue (1999), etc.[2][7]

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  2. ^ a b Маркус. "31 декабря. Первые Приднестровские марки". Календарные события: Декабрь (in Russian). Приднестровский коллекционер. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 24 May 2015.
  3. ^ a b c Иванов М. В., Белова С. М. Творческий огонь сердца (in Russian). 9 Мая – С Днём Победы!. Archived from the original on 24 May 2015. Retrieved 28 July 2011.
  4. ^ Biography of Grigoriy Bronza. Inventory No. 1. Cases of permanent storage. Central State Archive of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic, Fund No. 1002. (in Russian)
  5. ^ a b Иванов М. Хранитель истории // Дальневосточный учёный Archived 28 August 2006 at the Wayback Machine. – 2004. – № 8. – 12 мая. – С. 10.
  6. ^ Иванов М. В. Твои люди, Россия! Памятники от Бронзы (in Russian). 9 Мая – С Днём Победы!. Archived from the original on 24 May 2015. Retrieved 28 July 2011.
  7. ^ Виртуальная выставка. Почтовые марки ПМР. Виртуальные выставки (in Russian). Мир м@рок; Союз филателистов России. Archived from the original on 17 November 2011. Retrieved 25 July 2011. (Chronological stamp collection of S. V. Rogutsky).

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