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Atminimo akmuo kunigaikščiui Vaidotui

Duke Vaidotas Commemoration Stone

Vaidotas or Wojdat (14th century - after 1401),
son of Kęstutis, Grand Duke of Lithuania
commander of the garrison of the newly-built Kaunas Castle during a three-week-long siege in April 1362
artist unknown

Kaunas /  Atminimo akmuo kunigaikščiui Vaidotui   Kaunas /  Atminimo akmuo kunigaikščiui Vaidotui


Red granite bench with a bronze medallion with a full length portrait of Duke Vaidotas in armour, with the circumscription:

1362 m. kauno pilį narsiai gynė
kunigaikščio vaidoto vadovaujama įgula

In 1362 Kaunas Castle was valiantly defended by the arme led by Duke Vaidotas

Kaunas - Atminimo akmuo kunigaikščiui Vaidotui



Location (N 54°53'58" - E 23°53'7")

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Item Code: lt135; Photograph: 14 July 2013
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