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Ignotas Domeika

Ignacio Domeyko

Miadzviedka near Nesvizh (Belarus) 1802 - Santiago de Chile 1889
Polish geologist, mineralogist and educator; spent most of his life in his adopted country, Chile
(Wikipedia)
Valdas Bubelevičius
2002

Vilnius /  Ignotas Domeika   Vilnius /  Ignotas Domeika

Description

Granite plaque with a bronze relief portrait.

Inscription(s)

The portrait is circumscribed:

ignotas domeika 1802-1889 ignacio domeyko

On the shoulder is written in Lithuanian and Spanish:

LIETUVA CHILE
200
vilniaus universiteto auklėtinis,
filomatas sukilelis, pasaulini pripažinima
pelnes mokslininkas, mineralogas,
geologas, etnologas, rašytojas
ilgametis * čilės * universiteto rektorius
čilės respublikos garbės pilietis
LIETUVOS IR ČILĖS SŪNUS

alumno de la universidad de vilnius, combatiente
por la libertad de la república de lituania, cientifico reco-
nocido en tode el mundo, mineralogista, geólogo, etnologo,
escritor, rector de la universidad
de chile, ciudadano chileno ad hororenm
ILUSTRE HIJO DE LITUANIA Y CHILE

LITHIANIA - CHILE
200
Vilnius university student,
Philomath* rebel, of global recognitions
famous scholar, mineralogist,
geologist, ethnologist, writer
longtime rector of the Chilean University
Honorary citizen of the Republic of Chile
THE SON OF LITHUANIA AND CHILE

Alumnus of the University of Vilnius, fighter
for the freedom of the Republic of Lithuania, world famous
scholar, mineralogist, geologist, ethnologist,
writer, rector of the university
of Chile, honorary citizen of Chile
ILLUSTRIOUS SON OF LITHUANIA AND CHILE

Below the portrait, on the granite plaque:
šiame vienuolyne
1823 m. lapkriti
1824 m. sausi
kalėjo
vilniaus universiteto
auklėtinis, filomatas,
1831 m. sukilimo dalyvis,
a. mickevičiaus bendražygis
IGNOTAS DOMEIKA
1802-1889
In this monastery
was from November 1823
to January 1824
imprisoned
the Vilnius University
alumnus, Philomath,
participant of the 1831 uprising,
fellow of A. Mickiewicz
Ignotas Domeika
1802-1889
* Philomath: a Polish secret student organization that existed from 1817 to 1823 at the Imperial University of Vilnius.

Signature

skulptorius valdas bubelevičius
architektas jonas anuškevičius

Annotation

The architect of the monument is Jonas Anuškevičius.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 54°40'32" - E 25°17'18")

Item Code: lt012; Photograph: 12 July 2013
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