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René Descartes

La Haye en Touraine (at present Descartes) 1596 - Stockholm 1650
French philosopher and writer who spent most of his adult life in the Dutch Republic
(Wikipedia)
Alfred-Emilien comte de Nieuwerkerke
1852

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Description

Marble statue, with at the foot: cogito ergo sum.

The statue is a copy of the bronze statue in The Hague.

Inscription(s)

rene
DESCARTES

Signed: nieuwerkerke

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 47°23'48" - E 0°41'13")

Item Code: frce016; Photograph: 30 August 2011
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