Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Bordenau
(Neustadt am Rübenberge)
Region Hannover

Niedersachsen

Steinweg / Am Kampe

Gerhard von Scharnhorst

Bordenau (Neustadt am Rübenberge) 1755 - Praha 1813
general in Prussian service, Chief of the Prussian General Staff, noted for both his writings, his reforms of the Prussian army, and his leadership during the Napoleonic Wars
(Wikipedia)
Alexander Tondeur & Fritz Sarcander
1905?

Bordenau /  Gerhard von Scharnhorst   Bordenau /  Gerhard von Scharnhorst

Description

Bronze bust on a red marble column, with Scharnhorst's coat of arms.

Inscription(s)

Gerhard
v. Scharnhorst

geb. am 12. November 1755
in Bordenau

Signature

F. Sarcander. fec. 19..

Annotation

The bust was designed by Tondeur, and was finished by his assistant Sarcander.

Bordenau - Gerhard von Scharnhorst

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Location (N 52°27'43" - E 9°28'41")

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