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Kriegerdenkmal 1870-71

War Memorial 1870-71

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Ansbach /  Kriegerdenkmal 1870-71   Ansbach /  Kriegerdenkmal 1870-71


Stone obelisk with palm branch, the dates 1870/71 and three relief portraits. There I no names, but we think the depected persons are:
  1. (front) Prinzregent Luitpold von Bayern (Würzburg 1821-München 1912, Prince Regent of Bavaria, 1886-1912; represented Bavaria in the staff headquarters during the the Franco-Prussian War 1870/71 (Wikipedia).
  2. (right) Kaiser Wilhelm I - (Berlin 1797 - id. 1888), King of Prussia (since 1861) and German Emperor (since 1861) (Wikipedia).
  3. (left) König Ludwig II. von Bayern (München 1845-in the Starnberger See 1886), King of Bavaria, 1864-1886 (Wikipedia).

Prinzregent Luitpold von Bayern
Prinzregent Luitpold
Kaiser Wilhelm I
Kaiser Wilhelm I
König Ludwig II. von Bayern
König Ludwig II


Zur bleibenden Erinnerung
an die glorreichen Jahre 1870/71
und zum Gedächtniss an ihre
treuen Söhne welche im Kriege
gegen Frankreich den Heldentod für
das deutsche Vaterland gestorben
sind, widmet dieses Denkmal in
dankbarer Anerkennung
die Stadt Ansbach.
On two other sides of the obelisk names of victims.



Location (N 49°18'10" - E 10°34'37")

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Item Code: deby268; Photograph: 29 September 2011
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