Statues - Hither & Thither

Lithuania
Kaunas
Kauno apskritis

Vilniaus gatvė 33
(Prezidentūros sodelis)

Aleksandras Stulginskis

Kutaliai 1885 - Kaunas 1969
the second President of Lithuania (1920-1926); also acting President for a few hours on 19 Decenber 1926, following a military coup
(Wikipedia)
Vytautas Narutis
1996

Kaunas /  Aleksandras Stulginskis   Kaunas /  Aleksandras Stulginskis

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

ALEKSANDRAS
STULGINSKIS

Signature

On the pedestal: skulpt. v. narutis | arch. k. mikšys | 1996 m.

Prezidentūros sodelis - President's Garden

Kaunas was from 1918 to 1940 the capital of Lithuania (since the historic capital Vilnius then belonged to Poland). The former palace of the Governor of Kovno [Kaunas], built in 1846, served during this period as the Presendential Palace. In the courtyard (open for public) are since 1996 statues of the three presidents during this period of independency:
  1. Antanas Smetona, 1919-1920
  2. Aleksandras Stulginskis, 1920-1926
  3. Kazys Grinius, 7 June - 18 December 1926
  4. Aleksandras Stulginskis (2nd time), 19 December 1926.
  5. Antanas Smetona, (2nd time), 1926-1940

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 54°53'49" E 23°53'48"

eXTReMe Tracker
Item Code: lt113; Photograph: 14 July 2013
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt