Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Wien
Wien (Land)

Am Hof 7 (1.)

Johann Andreas von Liebenberg

(Wien 1627 - Wien 1683)
Mayor of Wien, 1680-83. In the second Turkish siege of Vienna, he oversaw the preparations for the defense and the entrenchments and organized militia. He died two days before the victory of the relief army
(Wikipedia)
H. Widler
1883

Wien /  Johann Andreas von Liebenberg   Wien /  Johann Andreas von Liebenberg

Description

Commemorative plaque with a bust in high relief.

Inscription(s)

Wien - Johann Andreas von Liebenberg Hier stand das Haus des Bürgermeisters
Joh. Andreas v. Liebenberg
gestorben am 9. September 1683
während der zweiten Türkenbelagerung.
In dankbarer Erinnerung an sein leuchtendes
Beispiel errichteten diesen Stein
am 9. September 1883
die Bürger Wiens

Signature

H. Widler / fecit

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 48°12'41" - E 16°22'3")

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