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Esens
Lkr. Wittmund

Niedersachsen

Kirchplatz

Junker-Balthasar-Brunnen

Balthasar Oomkens von Esens
Chieftain of Harlingerland, 1522-1540, died during the siege of his castle in Esens by the Bremen army
(Wikipedia)
Friedrich Büschelberger
date?

Esens /  Junker-Balthasar-Brunnen   Esens /  Junker-Balthasar-Brunnen

Description

Bronze sculpture of a knight on the central column of a brick fountain.

Inscription(s)

JUNKER-BALTHASAR-BRUNNEN
junker balthasar von esens regierte als häuptling
des harlingerlandes von 1522-1540.
in seiner regierungszeit erhielt esens 1527 stadtrechte.
während der belagerung durch die bremer
verstarb balthasar am 17.10.1540 auf der burg zu esens

Esens - Junker-Balthasar-Brunnen

Sculptor

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Location (N 53°38'51" - E 7°36'43")

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Item Code: dens219; Photograph: 27 April 2014
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