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Wien (Land)

Universitätsring / Mölker Bastei (1.)

Liebenberg Denkmal

Liebenberg Monument

Andreas von Liebenberg (Wien 1627 - Wien 1683)
Mayor of Wien, 1680-83. In the second Turkish siege of Vienna, he oversaw the preparations for the defense and the entrenchments and organized militia. He died two days before the victory of the relief army
Johann Silbernagl & Franz von Neumann d. J.

Wien /  Liebenberg Denkmal   Wien /  Liebenberg Denkmal


Red granite obelisk surmounted by a gilded statue of Victory. On the front face a relief portrait of Liebenberg, with two angels paying homage, and lower a bronze lion with his forepaw on the Turkish insignia. On the sides bronze arms and on the back a coat of arms of Wien.

Wien - Liebenberg Denkmal Wien - Liebenberg Denkmal


johann andreas
bürgermeister von wien
im jahre mdclxxxiii.

in äusserster bedrängniss
durch muth und ausdauer
voranleuchtenden oberhaupte
das dankbare wien 1890


The architect was Neumann. The monument is unveiled 12 September 1890.


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Location (N 48°12'45" - E 16°21'42")

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