Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Bischoffsheim
Bas-Rhin

Alsace

Rue Principale / Rue du Presbytère

Jeanne d'Arc équestre - Monument aux morts

Joan of Arc - War memorial

Saint Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc), The Maid of Orléans (ca. 1412 - 1431)
national heroine of France, beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920. She led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War
(Wikipedia)
Paul Brutschi
1924

Bischoffsheim /  Jeanne d'Arc équestre - Monument aux morts   Bischoffsheim /  Jeanne d'Arc équestre - Monument aux morts

Description

Red sandstone equestrian statue of Joan of Arc.

Bischoffsheim - Jeanne d'Arc

Inscription(s)

commune de
bischoffsheim
a
nos morts
des deux guerres
mondiales
1914-1918
1939-1945

On the sides of the pedestal are the names of the victims of the First World War, on both sides of the statue are steles with names of the victims of the Second World War respectively.

Annotation

Inaugurated 21 September 1924.

Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline

War memorial - list of names

We have photos of the list(s) of victims on this memorial. Contact us if you want to see these lists.

Bischoffsheim / Jeanne d'Arc

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°29'14" E 7°29'16"

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