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II. Rákóczi Ferenc

Francis II Rákóczi

Borsi 1676 - Tekirdağ, Ottoman Empire 1735
Leader of the Hungarian uprising against the Habsburgs in 1703-11 as the prince (fejedelem) of the Estates Confederated for Liberty of the Kingdom of Hungary
(Wikipedia)
Pásztor János
1937

Budapest /  II. Rákóczi Ferenc   Budapest /  II. Rákóczi Ferenc

Description

6 m tall bronze equestrian statue of Rákóczi on a prancing horse, standin on a 4.7 m base of Swedish granite.

Inscription(s)

[coat of arms]
RÁKÓCZI
RECRVDESCVNT DIVTINA
INCLYTÆ GENTIS HUNGARÆ
VULNERA.
CVM DEO
PRO PATRIA
ET
LIBERTATE
HALÁLÁNAK
KÉTSZÁZADIK
ÉVFORDULÓJÁN
ÁLLÍTOTTA
A MAGYAR NEMZET
1935.
RÁKÓCZI ... With God
for Fatherland
and
Freedom
For the two-hundredth
anniversary
erected by
the Hungarian nation
1935.

Signed: pasztor j.
pásztor jános szobrászművész györgyi dénes műépítesz (Pásztor János, sculptor; Györgyi Dénes, architect)

Annotation

Erected on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Rákóczi's death.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 47°30'22" - E 19°2'50")

Item Code: hubp019; Photograph: 7 September 2012
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