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Rainis

Pseudonym of Jānis Pliekšāns
Dunava parish, Courland 1865 - Majori 1929
Latvian poet, playwright, translator, and politician
(Wikipedia)
Various sculptors
1965

Rīga /  Rainis   Rīga /  Rainis

Description

Red granite statue of Rainis, sitting in a chair.

Inscription(s)

RAINIS

Annotation

The sculpure was made after a design by Zemdega. The architect of the monument is Dzintars Driba.

Rīga - Rainis

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Locatie (N 56°57'15" - E 24°6'46")

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