Statues - Hither & Thither

Slovenia
Ljubljana
Osrednjeslovenska

Zvezdarska ulica 1
(Gruberjeva palača)

Gabriel Gruber

Wien 1740 - St. Petersburg 1805
Superior General of the Society of Jesus in Russia; expert in hydrotechnology and architecture, and had also a basic knowledge of navigation and the history of seamanship
(Wikipedia)
Janez Pirnat
2005

Ljubljana /  Gabriel Gruber   Ljubljana /  Gabriel Gruber

Description

Marble commemorative plaque with a bronze relief portrait.

Inscription(s)

GRUBER - VICARIUS
GENERALIS SOC. JESU

Gabrijel Gruber (1740-1805) professor na jezuit-
ski gimnaziji v ljubljani in navigacijski di-
rektor, leta 1773 je pričel graditi to pala-
čo, tu bival in v njej vodil šolo za
mehaniko, hidravliko in navigacijo

GRUBER - VICARIUS
GENERALIS SOC. JESU

Gabriel Gruber (1740-1805), professor at the Jesuit
Gymnasium of Ljubljana and director of
navigation, started in 1773 to build this palace,
he lived here and led the school for
mechanics, hydraulics and navigation

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 46°2'44" E 14°30'24"

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