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Karl Renner

Untertannowitz - Dolní Dunajovice 1870 - Wien 1950
Austrian politician; headed the first government in German Austria and the First Austrian Republic in 1918/19; and was decisive in establishing the Second Republic in 1945, becoming the first President of Austria
(Wikipedia)
Alfred Hrdlicka & Josef Krawina
1967

Wien /  Karl Renner   Wien /  Karl Renner

Description

Bust of Renner in a 'house' of steel bars.

Inscription(s)

DR. KARL RENNER | 14.12.1870 31.12.1950

Signature

1965 architekt josef krawina bildhauer alfred hrdlicka steinmetzfirma josef widy 1967

Annotation

The foundation stone for the monument was laid on 27 April 1965, the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Second Republic. The unveiling took place exactly two years later, under the presence of President Franz Jonas, the President of the National Council Dr. Alfred Maleta, Chancellor Dr. Klaus and numerous guests.

The design of the entire monument was made by architect Josef Krawina. The bust was designed by Alfred Hrdlicka.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°12'32" E 16°21'34"

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