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Motiejui Valančiui memorialinė lenta

Motiejus Valančius Commemorative Plaque

Maciej Wołonczewski
Narsėnai 1801- Kaunas 1875
Bishop of Samogitia, historian and one of the best known Lithuanian/Samogitian writers of the 19th century
(Wikipedia)
Alfonsas Vaura
2011

Kaunas /  Motiejui Valančiui memorialinė lenta   Kaunas /  Motiejui Valančiui memorialinė lenta

Description

White marble plaque with relief portrait.

Inscription(s)

šiame name
1864–1875 m. gyveno
żemaičių vyskupas,
didysis tautos
švietėjas, blaivybės
sąjūdžio pradininkas
lietuvoje, rašytojas
MOTIEJUS
VALANČIUS
In this house,
from 1864 to 1875,
lived Bishop of Samogitia
the nation's great
educator, pioneer of
the Lithuanian
temperance movement
the writer
MOTIEJUS
VALANČIUS

Sculptor

Annotation

Unveiled 9 March 2011 at the 210th anniversary of the bishop's birth and the 600th anniversary of the Samogitian Diocese.

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