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Erzherzog Albrecht von Österreich

Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen

(Wien 1817 - Arco 1895)
Austrian Habsburg general. Inspector General for 36 years; Field Marshal in the armies of Austria-Hungary (1888) and Germany (1893)
(Wikipedia)
Caspar von Zumbusch
1899

Wien /  Erzherzog Albrecht von Österreich   Wien /  Erzherzog Albrecht von Österreich

Description

Bronze equestrian statue.

Inscription(s)

feldmarschall
ERZHERZOG ALBRECHT
von
OESTERREICH
1817-1895
dem allerhoechsten kriegsherrn
seiner majestaet dem kaiser und koenig
FRANZ JOSEPH I.
zum 2. december 1898
oesterreich-ungarns bewaffnete macht.
in dankbarer erennerung
an den siegreichen feldherrn
und vaeterlichen fuehrer

Annotation

Unveiled 21 May 1899, 90th anniversary of the Battle of Aspen. The unveiling was planned for 2 December 1898, the 50th anniversary of Franz Joseph's reign, but was delayed because of the death of the empress Sissy.

Wien - Erzherzog Albrecht von österreich

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Location (N 48°12'15" - E 16°22'6")

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