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Sveti Janez Nepomuk

Saint John of Nepomuk

Nepomuk c. 1345 - Praha 1393
confessor of the queen of Bohemia, refused to divulge the secrets of the confessional. At the behest of King Wenceslaus of Bohemia he was thrown from the Charles Bridge in Prague and drowned. John of Nepomuk is patron saint of bridges


Rogaška Slatina /  Sveti Janez Nepomuk   Rogaška Slatina /  Sveti Janez Nepomuk


Baroque statue of St. John of Nepomuk.


sanCto IoannI sta
tVa a CoLLegIo
aVstrIaCo VIennensI

St. John statue
by the Austrian
College of Vienna

Chronogram for 1732

Statues of Saint John of Nepomuk

The figure of Saint John of Nepomuk is often encountered in Central and Eastern Europe, including the Czech Republic, Italy, Germany, Poland and Lithuania. He is usually portrayed with As additional figures there are often one of more little angels, respectively There are several sites listing statues of Saint John of Nepomuk:

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Item Code: si023; Photograph: 7 September 2016
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