Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Hannover
Region Hannover

Niedersachsen

Ernst-August-Platz

Ernst August von Hannover

Ernest Augustus I of Hanover

(London 1771 - Hannover 1851
became in 1837 King of Hanover when his niece, Victoria, became Queen of the United Kingdom, ending the personal union between Britain and Hanover that had existed since 1714
(Wikipedia)
Albert Wolff & Heinrich Hesemann
Bernstorff & Eichwede
1861

Hannover /  Ernst August von Hannover   Hannover /  Ernst August von Hannover

Description

Equestrian statue of the king in the uniform of the hussars.

Hannover - Ernst August von Hannover

Inscription(s)

ERNST AUGUST

KOENIG VON HANNOVER

dem
LANDESVATER
sein
TREUES VOLK

In the edge of the base plate:
geb. v iun mdcclxxi koenig xxi iun mdcccxxxvii
gest. xviii novbr mdcccli - errichtet xxi septbr mdccclxi

Annotation

Wolff designed the statue and sculpted most parts, Hesemann made the head and the uniform.

Hannover - Ernst August von Hannover

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°22'34" E 9°44'26"

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