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Dózsa György emlékmű

György Dózsa Monument

(Dálnok (today Dalnic) c. 1470 - Timișoara / Temesvár 1514)
Székely Hungarian man-at-arms from Transylvania, who led a peasants' revolt against the nobility. He was executed along with his followers, and remembered as both a Christian martyr and a dangerous criminal
(Wikipedia)
Kiss István
1961

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Description

Limestone sculpture group. In the center a 4.7 m tall statue of Dózsa György, with the year "1514" in the socle, flanked by groups of his companions of over 3.5 m tall. The whole monument measures 28 meters in length.

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Inscription(s)

The three parts are all signed: kiss istvan

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Sculptor

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Locatie (N 47°29'40" - E 19°2'17")

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