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Johan Skytte

Nyköping 1577 - Söderåkra 1645
Swedish politician, chancellor of the new Academia Gustaviana (University of Tartu) from 1632
(Wikipedia)
Tiiu Kirsipuu
2007

Tartu /  Johan Skytte   Tartu /  Johan Skytte

Description

2,4 m high and 3 m long stainless steel 'stamp' with a photo of Johan Skytte and a text have engraved on it with a laser. The text reads:
JOHAN SKYTTE
1577-1645
tartu ülikool asutaja
(founder of Tartu University)

Next to the stamp is a granite 'impression' of the stamp, showing an image of the main building of Tartu University with the text:

1632 2007
academia dorpatensis · universitas tartuensis

Tartu - Johan Skytte Tartu - Johan Skytte

Signature

Lansanova

Annotation

The monument was unveiled in 2007 by the Swedish queen Silvia.

Tartu - Johan Skytte

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 58°22'46" - E 26°42'57")

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