Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Düsseldorf
Stadt Düsseldorf

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Martin-Luther-Platz

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)
Johannes Röttger & August Bauer
Kunstgießerei Lauchhammer
1898

Düsseldorf /  Otto von Bismarck   Düsseldorf /  Otto von Bismarck

Description

Bronze statue of Bismarck, on a pedestal flanked by 'Wehrstand' (soldier with sword and bundle of oak staffs - symbol of the German Empire) and 'Industrie' (a female figure).

Düsseldorf - Otto von Bismarck

Wehrstand

Düsseldorf - Otto von Bismarck

Industrie

Inscription(s)

BISMARCK

Signature

Röttger 1899
geg. Lauchhammer.

Annotation

Originally in the Alleestraße (now Heinrich-Heine-Allee)

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Bauer, August
  • Bismarck, Otto von
  • Industry
  • Lauchhammer, Kunstgießerei
  • Politician
  • Röttger, Johannes
  • Soldier
  • Statue
  • Location N 51°13'27" E 6°46'53"

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