Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Treuchtlingen
Lkr. Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen

Bayern

Heinrich-Aurnhammer-Straße
(Schloßgraben)

Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim

Treuchtlingen 1594 - Leipzig 1932
field marshal of the Holy Roman Empire in the Thirty Years' War
(Wikipedia)
Andreas Teuchert
2005

Treuchtlingen /  Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim   Treuchtlingen /  Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim

Description

Fibre glass statue of Count Pappenheim.

Inscription(s)

reichsgraf
gottfried heinrich
von pappenheim
treuchtlingen
1594 - 1632

andreas teuchert 2005

Annotation

Count Pappenheim became world famous, since his name forms the key part of the Czech, Flemish, Dutch, Scandinavian, and German colloquialism; "I know my fellow Pappenheims" ("ich kenne meine Pappenheimer"). It is used to imply tongue-in-cheek that someone has, is or will be acting in a way that is completely expected. The sentence originally held a positive connotation and referred to the determination of Pappenheim's horsemen. Friedrich Schiller used the modified sentence "Daran erkenn' ich meine Pappenheimer" in his Wallenstein trilogy.

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 48°57'23" E 10°54'42"

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