Statues - Hither & Thither

Brazil
Belo Horizonte
Minas Gerais

Praça da Liberdade

Chrispim Jacques Bias Fortes

Oliveira Fortes 1847 - Barbacena 1917
Brazilian statesman, governor of Minas Gerais, 1890-91 and 1894-98
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1957

Belo Horizonte /  Chrispim Jacques Bias Fortes   Belo Horizonte /  Chrispim Jacques Bias Fortes

Description

Bronze bust, placed at the 60th anniversary of the transfer of the capital from Ouro Preto to Belo Horizonte (12 December 1897).

Inscription(s)

Plaque disappeared, text copied from photo on his Wikipedia page, dating from 23 February 2009

A CRISPIM JACQUES BIAS FORTES,
fundador de belo horizonte
homenagem do povo mineiro
12 - 02 - 1899
12 - 12 - 1957

To Chrispim Jacques Bias Fortes
founder of Belo Horizonte
homage of the people of Minas Gerais
12 - 02 - 1899
12 - 12 - 1957

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location S 19°55'57" W 43°56'18"

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