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Joseph Graf Radetzky von Radetz

Joseph Count Radetzky of Radetz

Jan Josef Václav hrabě Radecký z Radče
(Schloss Trzebnitz bei Seltschan / zámek Třebnice (Sedlčany) 1766 - Milano 1858)
Austrian fieldmarshall, immortalised by Johann Strauss I's Radetzky March
(Wikipedia)
Caspar von Zumbusch
1892

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Description

Bronze equestrian statue, on the front of the pedestal a double headed eagle. On the sides two reliefs:

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Wien - Joseph Graf Radetzky von Radetz
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Wien - Joseph Graf Radetzky von Radetz
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  1. Radetzky im Kriegsrat mit mehreren Generälen: Radetzky in war council with six generals, with their names in the lower border, from left to right: thvn schoenhals radetzky hess wratislaw d'aspre:
  2. Der Jubel nach dem Waffenstillstand 1849: After the proclamation of the armistice on 12 March 1849 Radetzky is cheered by Austrian soldiers of all arms and nations.

Inscription(s)

feldmarschall
graf radetzky
geboren
2. november 1866-
gestorben
5. janvar 1858
in deinem
lager ist
oesterreich

Annotation

Unveiled 24 April 1892.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Army Officer
  • Aspre von Hoobreuck, Konstantin d`
  • Equestrian statue
  • Heß, Heinrich Freiherr von
  • Radetzky von Radetz, Joseph
  • Schönhals, Karl von
  • Thun und Hohenstein, Franz von
  • Wratislaw von Mitrowitz-Nettolitzky, Eugen
  • Zumbusch, Caspar von
  • Location N 48°12'35" E 16°22'57"

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