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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


Rüthen /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk   Rüthen /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk


Statue of St. John of Nepomuk looking at a crucifix, on the base the name '[I]ohanni Nepomuce9'. On the socle a coat of arms with the date 1733.

Rüthen - Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk

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Item Code: denw676; Photograph: 15 October 2018
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