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Jungmannova námĕstí

Josef Jungmann

(Hudlice, near Beroun 1773 - Prague 1847)
Bohemian poet and linguist, and a leading figure of the Czech National Revival.
(Wikipedia)
Ludvík Šimek
1878

Praha /  Josef Jungmann   Praha /  Josef Jungmann

Description

Bronze statue of Jungmann sitting on a chair, on a granite pedestal.

Inscription(s)

josef
JVNGMANN

POSTAVIL SVATOBOR
MDCCCLXXVII

Signed: fec. ludvík šimek

Annotation

The square got the name Jungmann Square (Jungmannova námĕstí) in 1878 when the statue was placed. The former name was Franciscan Square.

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 50°4'58" - E 14°25'20")

Item Code: czpr011; Photograph: 18 February 2011
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