Gabon first had its own stamps as a French colony in 1886. During this person the only identified people to appear on Gabonese stamps were Count Savorgnan de Brazza[?] who first appeared on a postage due stamp of 1930, then on a regular issue stamp in 1932, and his aide Chief Makoko[?] of the Bateke[?] who also appeared on the 1930 postage dues.