Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Stuttgart
Stadt Stuttgart

Baden-Württemberg

Karlsplatz

Kaiser Wilhelm I.

Berlin 1797 - Berlin 1888
King of Prussia, 1861 - 1888, and the first German Emperor, 1871 - 1888
(Wikipedia)
Wilhelm von Rümann
Paul Stotz (Stuttgart)
1898

Stuttgart /  Kaiser Wilhelm I.   Stuttgart /  Kaiser Wilhelm I.

Description

Equestrian statue. The is placed on an elevated plateau, with on the front corners stone lions and on the back corners obelisks the the names of Wilhelm I's military actions during the 1870-71 war.

Inscription(s)

left:
1870

kriegs
er-
klärung
19. juli

weissen-
burg
4. aug.

spichern
6. aug.

wörth
6. aug.

1870

colom-
bey

14. aug.

mars
la tour
16. aug.

grave-
lotte
s. privat
18. aug.

beaumont
30. aug.

1870

noisse-
ville
31. aug.
1. sept.

sedan
1.2 sept.

einschl.
von
paris
19. sept.

toul
23. sept.

1870

strass-
burg
28. sept.

orleans
11. okt.
2.-4. dez.

metz
27. okt.

dijon
30. okt.

right:
1870

le
bourget
30. okt.
21. dez.

verdun
8. nov.

amiens
27. nov.

beaune
la
rolande
28. nov.

70-71

villiers
30. nov.

cham-
pigny
2. dez.

beau-
gency
8.-10. dez.

nuits
18. dez.

bapaume
31. jan.

1871

le mans
10.-12. jan.

belfort
15.-17. jan.

wilhelm i.
deut-
scher
kaiser
18. jan.

s. quentin
mont
valerien
19. jan

1871

überg.
v. paris
28. jan.

i. deut.
reichs-
tag
21 mrz.

reichs-
verfass.
16. apr.

frankfurt.
friede
10. mai

Signed: Wilh.v.Ruemann fec. Muenchen 1897
Geg. Paul Stotz Stuttgart 1898

Stuttgart / Kaiser Wilhelm I.

Sculptor

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Location (N 48°46'35" - E 9°10'51")

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