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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


Gemünd /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk   Gemünd /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk


Baroque statue of St. John of Nepomuk, standing at the confluence of the Olef and the Urft. The original figure is in the spa house (Kurhaus); at its present site is a replica.


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Chronogram 1738

Gemünd - Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk

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Locatie (N 50°34'20" - E 6°30'1") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: denw589; Photograph: 9 April 2017
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