Statues - Hither & Thither

Slovenia
Maribor
Podravska

Slomškov trg

Aleja velikanov

Avenue of the Greats

Viktor Gojkovič
1998-2000

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Description

Four busts of important scholars of Slovenian origin on pedestals in front of the building of the Maribor University, in front of each bust is a metal strip with the name and function of the professor.

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dr. Fran Miklošič 1813-1891

profesor, vodilni jezikoslovec 19. stoletja

Fran Miklošič (also known in German as Franz Xaver Ritter von Miklosich) (Radomerščak 1813 - Wien 1891), "Professor, leading linguist of the 19th century", professor in Wien (Wikipedia).

Matija Murko 1861-1952

literarni zgodovinar in etnolog

Matija Murko (Drstelja 1861 - Praha 1952), "literary historian and ethnologist" (Wikipedia).

Herman Potočnik Noordung 1892-1929

pionir vesoljske tehnologije

Herman Potočnik (pseudonym Hermann Noordung) (Pula 1892 - Wien 1929), "pioneer of space technology" (Wikipedia).

dr. Pavel Turner 1842-1924

humanist, publicist in narodni buditelj

Pavel Turner (Planici nad Franom 1842 - Maribor 1924), "humanist, publicist and national educator" (Biography).

Sculptor

Tags

  • Engineer
  • Ethnologist
  • Gallery of Honor
  • Gojkovič, Viktor
  • Humanist
  • Linguist
  • Miklosich (Miklošič) Franz (Fran) von
  • Murko, Matija
  • Philologist
  • Potočnik Noordung, Herman
  • Turner, Pavel
  • Location (N 46°33'32" - E 15°38'36")

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