Statues - Hither & Thither

Slovenia
Bled
Gorenjska

Župančičeva cesta

Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin

Idvor 1858 - New York 1935
Serbian American physicist and physical chemist
(Wikipedia)
Aleksandar Zarin
1979 (2015)

Bled /  Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin   Bled /  Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin

Description

Bronze statue, a new cast of the 1979 statue in Pupin's birthplace Idvor. It is unveiled at the 157th anniversary of his birth on 9 October 2015. Although Pupin never visited Bled, he was made honorary citizin in 1921 for is efforts to add the so-called Jesenice triangle, including Bled, to the Kingdom of Slovens, Croats and Serves in 1919. Since Pupin was also a rower, the statue is placed near the rowing center.

The explaining tablets are in Slovenian, Serbian, and English.

Inscription(s)

MIHAJLO IDVORSKI PUPIN
1858-1935
ob obletnici rojstva, 9. 10. 2015, spomenik podarila republika srbija.

izumitelj in človekoljub mihajlo pupin, srbsko-američki fizik,
matematik in elektrotehnik.
zaslužen, da je blejski kot po 1. svetovni vojni ostal del
slovenskega ozemlja.
leta 1921 je postal častni občan občine bled.

проналазач и хуманиста михајло пупин, српско-амерички
физичар, математичар и електроинжењер.
заслужан што је бледски кот после првог светског рата остао
део словеначке територије.
године 1921 је постао почасни грађанин општине блед.

inventor and philanthropist michael pupin, serbian-american
physicist, mathematician and electical engineer
whose efforts ensured that bled remained a part of slovenian
territory after the first world war.
he was declared an honorary citizen of bled in 1921.

Translation of the first text:
At the anniversary of his birth, 9 October 2015 this monument was donated by the Republic of Serbia.

Signature

а. зарин

Bled - Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 46°22'3" E 14°5'3"

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