Pseudonym of Jānis Pliekšāns
Dunava parish, Courland 1865 - Majori 1929
Latvian poet, playwright, translator, and politician
Red granite statue of Rainis, sitting in a chair.
The sculpure was made after a design by Zemdega. The architect of the monument is Dzintars Driba.
Laimonis Blumbergs (Krustpils pagasts 1919), Latvin sculptor (
Aivars Gulbis, Latvin sculptor.
Kārlis Zemdega (until 1935 Baumanis) (Cīravas pagastā 1894 - Riga 1963), Latvin sculptor (
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Rīgas pieminekļu aģentüra
Statue (man sitting)
Writer / poet
Locatie (N 56°57'15" - E 24°6'46")
; Photograph: 10 July 2013
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