Statues - Hither & Thither

Brazil
Belo Horizonte
Minas Gerais

Praça José Mendes Júnior
(Comando da Policia Militar)

Alferes Tiradentes

Ensign Tiradentes

Joaquim José da Silva Xavier "O Tiradentes"
Fazenda do Pombal 1746 - Rio de Janeiro 1792
leading member of the Brazilian revolutionary movement Inconfidência Mineira whose aim was full independence from Portugal. Tiradentes was arrested, tried and publicly hanged
(Wikipedia)
José Synfronini
1993

Belo Horizonte /  Alferes Tiradentes   Belo Horizonte /  Alferes Tiradentes

Description

Statue of Tiradentes, without a beard and long hair as he is depicted in most statues. On the front of the base: alferes tiradentes.

Signature

synfronini bh-92

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location S 19°56'1" W 43°56'22"

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