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Denmark
København
Region Hovedstaden

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Reformationsmonument

Max Andersen
1943

København /  Reformationsmonument

Description

Granite obelisk with bronze figure reliefs.

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Inscription(s)

On the steps explanations to the reliefs are carved:

herredagen i københavn
vedtager reformationens
indførelse 30 oktober 1536

(The Council of Noblemen agreed to the introduction of the Reformation 30 October 1536)
hans tavsens prædiken i
viborg graabrødre kirke
afbrydes af væbnede mænd

(Hans Tavsen's sermon in Viborg in the Greyfriars Church is interrupted by armed men)
de evangeliske biskopper
indvies i vor frue kirke i
københavn 2 september 1537

(The evangelical bishops are consecrated in Our Lady's Church in Copenhagen 2 September 1537)
dansk gudstjeneste efter
reformationens indførelse
peder palladius prædiker

(Danish church service after the introduction of the Reformation, Peder Palladius preaches).

Signature

The reliefs are signed: 19 Max Andersen 38 (front), 19 Max Andersen 40 (left), 19 Max Andersen 42 (back) and 19 Max Andersen 40 (right).

Information Sign

reformationsmonument
af max andersen
1892-1972
opstillet 1943
københavns kommune

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 55°40'45" E 12°34'17"

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