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José de San Martín

Yapeyú, Corrientes, 1778 - Boulogne-sur-Mer 1850
Argentine general and the prime leader of the southern part of South America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire
(Wikipedia)
Juan Carlos Ferraro
R. Buchhass (Argentina)
1994

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Description

Bronze statue of José de San Martín depicted in general's uniform with his bicorne hat held casually in his right hand, while in his left he holds a trailing sword below the hilt. An inscriptions reads His name represents democracy, justice and liberty

Inscription(s)

general don jose de
SAN MARTIN
1778 - 1850
founder of the
argentine independence
he also gave freedom
to chile and peru


his name represents
democracy justice and liberty


the argentine-british community
in argentina
to the people of london

Signature

Juan Carlos Ferraro | Buenos Aires 1998
fundicion | R BUCHHASS | argentina

Information Sign

this monument was unveiled by
H.R.H. THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, KG, KT,
in the presence of
SENATOR EDUARDO MENEM,
the president of the honourable senate of the argentine republic,
COUNCILLOR ANGELA HOOPER, CBE,
the lord mayor of westminster,
THE RT. HON. DOUGLAS HURD, MBE, MP,
the secretary of state for foreign and commonwealth affairs,
and
H.E. AMBASSADOR MARIO CAMPORA
november 2nd 1994

el jefe del regimiento de granaderos a caballo
"Grl. san martin",
sus jefes, oficiales, suboficiales y soldados
de este histórico cuerpo,
a su creador y libertador de américa
en el sesquicentenario de su fallecimiento
londres, 17 de agosto de 2000
año del padre de la patria
"GRL. DON JOSÉ DE SAN MARTÍN"

Annotation

A gift of the Anglo-Argentine community in Argentina, unveiled by the Duke of Edinburgh.

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 51°29'59" - W 0°9'12")

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