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France
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Midi-Pyrénées

Place de la Statue Lakanal

Joseph Lacanal (Lakanal)

Serres 1762 - Paris 1845
French educator and politician
Émile Picault
E. Gruet jeune (Paris)
1882

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Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

On the pedestal:
Joseph LACANAL
né a SERRES en 1762
membre
de la convention nationale

On the statue:

l'homme
qui sait penser
ne saurait ètre
esclave

dans une
republique
l'indicence est
un crime social

lakanal

Signed: E. PICAULT / sculpsit / 1882
GRUET Jne fondeur

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 42°57'48" E 1°36'25"

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