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Anton Martin Slomšek

Slom 1800 - Maribor 1862
Slovenian bishop, author, poet, and advocate of Slovene culture; beatified in 1999 by Pope John Paul II
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Ivan Sojč
1938

Slovenska Bistrica /  Anton Martin Slomšek   Slovenska Bistrica /  Anton Martin Slomšek

Description

Stone statue of bishop Slomšek with a boy and a sitting girl, reading a book - the bishop is largely credited with having founded the primary school system in Slovenia.

Inscription(s)

Anton Martin
SLOMŠEK
1800   1862

Signature

Iv. Sojč

Sculptor

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Location (N 46°23'43" - E 15°34'27")

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Item Code: si018; Photograph: 7 September 2016
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