Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Viareggio
Lucca (prov.)

Toscana

Via Rosolino Pilo 20

Guglielmo Oberdan

born Wilhelm Oberdank, Trieste 1858 - Trieste 1882
Italian irredentist; executed after a failed attempt to assassinate Emperor Francis Joseph, becoming a martyr of the Italian unification movement
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1958?

Viareggio /  Guglielmo Oberdan   Viareggio /  Guglielmo Oberdan

Description

Marble commemorative plaque with a high relief bust on a console.

Inscription(s)

il popolo
a
GVGLIELMO OBERDAN
morto santamente per l'italia
terrore ammonimento rimprovero
ai tiranni di fvori
ai vigliacchi di dentro.
20 dicembre 1882

g. cardvcci

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 43°51'56" E 10°14'45"

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