Statues - Hither & Thither

Estonia
Tallinn
Harjumaa

Hirvepark

Johan Pitka

Jalgsema, Järva County, 1872 - disappeared September 1944, Läänemaa
Estonian military commander from the Estonian War of Independence until World War II
(Wikipedia)
Tõnu Maarand
2002

Tallinn /  Johan Pitka   Tallinn /  Johan Pitka

Description

Bust of Admiral Pitka on a black granite pedestal, flanked with large stainless steel panels, designed in the shape of a ship's hull.

Inscription(s)

Kontradmiral
Johan
Pitka

1872-1944

Kaitseliidu,
soomusrongide,
mereväe ja
piirivalve looja
Eesti Vabadussõjas,
riigitegelane ning
vabadusvõitleja.
Defence League,
armored trains,
the Navy and the
creator of the border guard
Estonian War of Independence,
statesman and
freedom fighter.

Annotation

Unveiled 19 February 2002 by Lennart Meri, president of Estonia, and Edgar Savisaar, veteran of the war of Independence.

Tallinn - Johan Pitka

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 59°26'0" E 24°44'21"

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