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Max Andersen

København /  Reformationsmonument


Granite obelisk with bronze figure reliefs.

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On the steps explanations to the reliefs are carved:

herredagen i københavn
vedtager reformationens
indførelse 30 oktober 1536

(The Council of Noblemen agreed to the introduction of the Reformation 30 October 1536)
hans tavsens prædiken i
viborg graabrødre kirke
afbrydes af væbnede mænd

(Hans Tavsen's sermon in Viborg in the Greyfriars Church is interrupted by armed men)
de evangeliske biskopper
indvies i vor frue kirke i
københavn 2 september 1537

(The evangelical bishops are consecrated in Our Lady's Church in Copenhagen 2 September 1537)
dansk gudstjeneste efter
reformationens indførelse
peder palladius prædiker

(Danish church service after the introduction of the Reformation, Peder Palladius preaches).


The reliefs are signed: 19 Max Andersen 38 (front), 19 Max Andersen 40 (left), 19 Max Andersen 42 (back) and 19 Max Andersen 40 (right).

Information Sign

af max andersen
opstillet 1943
københavns kommune



Location (N 55°40'45" - E 12°34'17")

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Item Code: dk108; Photograph: 13 July 2009  / updated: 4 March 2011
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