Statues - Hither & Thither

Lithuania
Trakai
Vilniaus apskritis

Karaimų gatvė 22

Hadži Seraja Chan Šapšalas

Hajji Seraya Khan Shapshal

Bakhchysarai, Crimea 1873 - Trakai 1961
hakham and leader of the Crimean and then the Polish and Lithuanian Crimean Karaites (Karaim) community
(Wikipedia)
Antanas Vaičekauskas
2011

Trakai /  Hadži Seraja Chan Šapšalas   Trakai /  Hadži Seraja Chan Šapšalas

Description

Stone plaque with bronze relief portrait and text in Lithuanian and Karaim.

Inscription(s)

Trakai - Hadži Seraja Chan Šapšalas hadži seraja chan šapšalas
1873-1961
dvasinis ir pasaulietinis karaimu
tautos vadovas, muziejaus įkūrėjas

hachan hadžy seraja chan šapšal
1873-1961
karaj ulusunun bašy,
siergi uviuniun kondaruvčusu

Hajji Seraya Khan Shapshal
1873-1961
the spiritual and the secular leader
of the Karaim nation, founder of the museum

Annotation

Unveiled 28 December 2011 at the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Shapshal's death.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 54°38'50" E 24°55'59"

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