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Friedrich Ludwig Jahn

(Lanz, Brandenburg 1778 - Freyburg, Unstrut 1852)
German gymnastics educator and nationalist, commonly known as "Turnvater Jahn"
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
1911

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Description

Bronze portrait on a large boulder, which is (April 2014) almost completely is overgrown with ivy.

Inscription(s)

FRIEDR. LUDW. JAHN
geb. 11. aug. 1778
gest. 15. okt. 1852
ein kämpfer für
deutschland

Annotation

The monument was placed in 1911 in the Ubbo-Emmius-Straße near the Gymnasium, but relocated in 1954 to the present location.

Leer - Friedrich Ludwig Jahn

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Location (N 53°13'58" - E 7°27'16")

Item Code: dens184; Photograph: 26 April 2014
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