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Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk

Saint John of Nepomuk

Nepomuk c. 1345 - Praha 1393
confessor of the queen of Bohemia, refused to divulge the secrets of the confessional. At the behest of King Wenceslaus of Bohemia he was thrown from the Charles Bridge in Prague and drowned. John of Nepomuk is patron saint of bridges
(Wikipedia)
Ignaz Alexander Breitenauer
1781

Eichstätt /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk   Eichstätt /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk

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Baroque statue of St. John of Nepomuk looking at a crucifix, his bonnet lies on the bible which is supported by an angel.

Eichstätt - Johannes von Nepomuk

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Location (N 48°53'8" - E 11°11'22")

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