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Nikolaus-von-Kues Denkmal

Nicholas of Cusa Monument

Kues 1401 - Todi, Umbria, 1464
Cardinal, one of the great geniuses and polymaths of the 15th century
founder of the Cusanusstift (1458), a still existing home of the aged
Waldemar Kaspers

Koblenz /  Nikolaus-von-Kues Denkmal   Koblenz /  Nikolaus-von-Kues Denkmal


Large basalt stone with on sides reliefs showing scenes and locations from the life of Nicholas of Cusa.

Koblenz - Nikolaus-von-Kues Denkmal
1. Statue of the cardinal, sitting and reading a book
Koblenz - Nikolaus-von-Kues Denkmal
2. His birth house in Kues
Koblenz - Nikolaus-von-Kues Denkmal

  1. nikolaus von kues - Statue of the cardinal, sitting and reading a book.
  2. geburtshaus - His birth house in Kues.
  3. gestiftet von katholischen leseverein kobenz e.v.


Koblenz - Nikolaus-von-Kues Denkmal
4. Coat of arms of Nicolaus Cryfftz (crayfish) Cusanus
Koblenz - Nikolaus-von-Kues Denkmal
5. Son of the Mosel skipper Johan Cryfftz.

  1. wappen des nicolaus cryfftz (krebs) cusanus - Coat of arms of Nicolaus Cryfftz (crayfish) Cusanus.
  2. sohn des moselschiffers johan cryfftz - Son of the Mosel skipper Johan Cryfftz.


Koblenz - Nikolaus-von-Kues Denkmal
6. Münstermaifeld
Koblenz - Nikolaus-von-Kues Denkmal

  1. stift münstermaifeld
  2. konzil zu basel 1401 geboren in kues
    1427 dekan des stifts st. florin in koblenz
    1432 konzil zu basel
    1435 propst des stifts münstermaifeld
    1448 kardinal
    1450 bischof von brixen
    1464 gestorben in todi/umbrien


Koblenz - Nikolaus-von-Kues Denkmal
8. St. Florian's Church, Koblenz
Koblenz - Nikolaus-von-Kues Denkmal
7. Funerary monument in Rome

  1. stift st. florian - St. Florian's Church, Koblenz.
  2. grabmal in rom - Funerary monument in Rome.


bildhauerwerkstatt | waldemar kaspers | schuld / ahr and two monograms.

Koblenz - Nikolaus-von-Kues Denkmal


Sources & Information


  • Country: Germany
  • Cardinal
  • Church
  • Coat of arms
  • Crayfish
  • Cusanus, Nicolaus
  • Kaspers, Waldemar
  • Scholar / scientist
  • Ship / boat
  • Locatie (N 50°21'43" - E 7°35'47") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

    Item Code: derp232; Photograph: 1 November 2015
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