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Saint John of Capistrano

(1386 - 1456)
Franciscan friar from Italy. Famous as a preacher, theologian, and inquisitor, he earned himself the nickname 'the Soldier Saint' when in 1456 at age 70 he led a crusade against the invading Ottoman Empire. He is canonized in 1690
Damkó József

Budapest /  Kapisztrán Szent János   Budapest /  Kapisztrán Szent János


Bronze statue of Saint John of Capistrani with flag on a double cross staff, urging with apostolic enthousiasm his men to follow him. Under his feet two Turks.



nándor köfalain megtörted a végveszedelmet
szent vezetönk gyözd meg mostaini elleneink

In the stonewalls of Nándor broke the end peril
Our Holy Leader
defeat our current enemies


hazafias erzesbol a
mav. gepgyar munkásai a
Baratok hetszázados jubileuma
alkalmaból 1921 évben.
DAMKO J. szobrász

(Cast in a patriotic feeling by the workers of the MAV machine factory.
Friends of the 700th jubileum ???
Damko J., sculptor, 1921)


Erected at the 465th anniversary of Saint John's death and the 700th anniversary of the Franciscan Order in Hungary. The model for the main figure was Lendvay István.


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Locatie (N 47°30'14" - E 19°1'41") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: hubp074; Photograph: 7 September 2012  / updated: 2 December 2012
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