Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Fulda
Lkr. Fulda

Hessen

Friedrichstraße 6

Sankt Bonifatius

Saint Boniface

born Winfrid
(Wessex c. 672 - Dokkum 754)
the Apostle of the Germans, missionary in the Frankish Empire; patron saint of Germany and the first archbishop of Mainz. He was martyred in Frisia in 754.

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Description

Statue of a saint in the façade. The café in the house is called 'Eiscafé St. Bonifatius', so probably St. Boniface is meant, although there a no specific attributes.

Saint Boniface

Saint Boniface (Latin: Bonifacius), born Winfrid (Wessex c. 672 - Dokkum 754), the Apostle of the Germans, missionary in the Frankish Empire; patron saint of Germany and the first archbishop of Mainz. He was martyred in Frisia in 754.

Tags

Location N 50°33'7" E 9°40'34"

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