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Italy
Firenze
Firenze (prov.)

Toscana

Piazza dell'Indipendenza

Ubaldino Peruzzi

Firenze/Florence 1822 - Antella 1891
Italian politician of the Kingdom of Sardinia and the Kingdom of Italy. He was twice mayor of Florence, 1868-73 and 1878-80
(Wikipedia)
Raffaello Romanelli
Fratelli Galli Fusero (Firenze)
1898

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Description

Bronze statue of Ubaldino Peruzzi depicted when, on 27 April 1859, he spoke to the people assembled in what was then Piazza Maria Antonia to announce the departure from the city of the last Grand Duke, Leopold II.

On the pedestal are four bronze reliefs depicting episodes of Peruzzi's life:

Firenze - Ubaldino Peruzzi

27 aprile 1859
Ubaldino Peruzzi announcing the departure of the Grand Duke from Florence (27 April 1859).

Firenze - Ubaldino Peruzzi

innsbruk 1848
Ubaldino Peruzzi, as Captain of the Guardia Civica, acquiring the liberation of the captured Tuscans in Curtatone and Montanara.

Firenze - Ubaldino Peruzzi

20 settembre 1870
Ubaldino Peruzzi, in front of Palazzo Feroni, then headquarters of the Commune, announcing the takeover of Rome as capital of Italy.

Firenze - Ubaldino Peruzzi

12 settembre 1875
Ubaldino Peruzzi inaugurating the bronze copy of Michelangelo's David at Piazzale Michelangiolo.

Inscription(s)

A
UBALDINO PERUZZI
M.DCCCXCVII

Signature

R. ROMANELLI fece 1897
F. GALLI fusero firenze 1897

Annotation

Inaugurated together with the statue of Bettino Ricasoli on 27 April 1898 - the 39th anniversary of the departure in 1859 of the last Grand Duke of Tuscany.

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Location (N 43°46'46" - E 11°15'12")

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