Timeline of stamp issuing entities of Libya and connected areas

Italian Libya 1920–1942
Fezzan 1943–1951
Ghadames 1949
Emirate of Cyrenaica 1950
Kingdom of Libya 1951–1969
Libyan Arab Republic 1969–1977
Libya 1977–today
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
2010
2020

Stamp issuing entities of Libya and connected areas

Name Issued
stamps
Bird
stamps
1920–1942 Italian Libya
→ see under Italian North Africa
≈ 200
1943–1951 Fezzan
→ see under French North Africa
≈ 80
1949 Ghadames
→ see under French North Africa
≈ 10
1950 Emirate of Cyrenaica

The Emirate of Cyrenaica, or “Principality of Cyrenaica”, came into existence when Sayyid Idris unilaterally proclaimed Cyrenaica an independent Senussi emirate on 1 March 1949, backed by the United Kingdom.

→ see under Cyrenaica
≈ 20
1951–1969 Kingdom of Libya ≈ 300
1969–1977 Libyan Arab Republic ≈ 300
1977–today Libya ≈ 2 Thousand ≈ 45