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Dillenburg
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Hessen

Schloßberg

Wilhelm I Prinz von Oranien

William the Silent

Dillenburg 1533 - Delft 1584
main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish
(Wikipedia)
Eva Broschek
2000

Dillenburg /  Wilhelm I Prinz von Oranien   Dillenburg /  Wilhelm I Prinz von Oranien

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

WILHELM I
Prinz von Oranien
1533 Dillenburg
1584 Delft
Je maintiendrai
Nassau
enthüllt
durch Ihre Majestät
Beatrix
Königin der Niederlande
Dillenburg, 29. september 2000
On the edge of the base plate:

saevis tranquillus in undis

Signed: eva broschek

Annotation

The statue is inspired by the statue by Louis Royer on the Plein in Den Haag. It is erected for the 125th anniversary of the building of the Wilhelmsturm.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 50°44'17" - E 8°17'10")

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Item Code: dehs001; Photograph: 9 July 2005  / updated: 13 September 2009
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