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Germany
Chemnitz
Stadt Chemnitz

Sachsen

Neumarkt
(Neues Rathaus)

Der Chemnitzer Roland

Roland, a Frankish military leader under Charlemagne, became a symbol of the independence of the growing cities from the local nobility. He is depicted as a knight with a drawn sword.
(Wikipedia)
Alexander Höfer
1910

Chemnitz /  Der Chemnitzer Roland   Chemnitz /  Der Chemnitzer Roland

Description

Stone statue - 4.75 m tall - on the corner of the town hall.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 50°49'58" E 12°55'12"

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Item Code: desn041; Photograph: 23 January 2011
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