Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Hiddesen
(Stadt Detmold)
Kr. Lippe

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Grotenburg

Bismarckstein

Bismarck Stone

Otto von Bismarck
Schönhausen 1815 - Friedrichsruh bei Hamburg 1898
German-Prussian statesman, Prime Minister of Prussia, 1862-1890; designed the German Empire in 1871, becoming its first Chancellor; nicknamed "The Iron Chancellor"
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1895

Hiddesen /  Bismarckstein   Hiddesen /  Bismarckstein

Description

Stone column with a bronze relief portrait.

Inscription(s)

On the column coat of arms
BISMARCK On the portrait:
Dem eisernen Kanzler 1. April 1895

Dem fürsten
Otto von Bismarck
am 80. Geburtstags
gewidmet von Seinen
Verehrers am Teuto-
burger Walde.
1. April 1895.

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°54'42" - E 8°50'34")

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