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Widukind

Widukind or Wittekind, Germanic leader of the Saxons and the chief opponent of the Frankish king Charlemagne during the Saxon Wars from 777 to 785
(Wikipedia)
Heinrich Wefing & Walter Kruse
Guß Straßacker (Süßen)
1959

Herford /  Widukind   Herford /  Widukind

Description

Equestrian statue of Widukind.
The present statue is made in 1959 by Walter Kruse after the original statue by Heinrich Wefing, which was molten in 1943

Herford - Widukind

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Location (N 52°7'7" - E 8°40'16")

Item Code: denw301; Photograph: 2 April 2014
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