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Monuments and memorials in Riga

Index Monuments and memorials in Riga

There are many monuments and memorials in the Latvian capital Riga. [1]

19 relations: Andrejs Pumpurs, Ernests Štālbergs, Freedom Monument, George Armitstead (mayor), Grīziņkalns, Great Cemetery, Jānis Čakste, Johann Gottfried Herder, Kārlis Padegs, Kārlis Zāle, Lielais Kristaps, Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly, Mstislav Keldysh, Philip Osipovich Paulucci, Pushkin Statue (Riga), Rainis, Riga, Vērmanes Garden, Victory Memorial to Soviet Army.

Andrejs Pumpurs

Andrejs Pumpurs (on the Courland side of the former Lieljumprava civil parish, now Birzgale parish – in Riga) was a poet who penned the Latvian epic Lāčplēsis (The Bear Slayer, first published in 1888) and a prominent figure in the Young Latvia movement.

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Ernests Štālbergs

Ernests Štālbergs (1883–1958) was a Latvian architect whose works are in the Neoclassical and the functionalistic styles.

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Freedom Monument

The Freedom Monument (Brīvības piemineklis) is a memorial located in Riga, Latvia, honouring soldiers killed during the Latvian War of Independence (1918–1920).

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George Armitstead (mayor)

George Armitstead (Georgs Armitsteds, October 27, 1847 – November 17, 1912) was an engineer, entrepreneur and the fourth Mayor of Riga.

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Grīziņkalns

Grīziņkalns is a neighbourhood of Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Great Cemetery

The Great Cemetery ('Lielie kapi'; 'Grosser Friedhof') was formerly the principal cemetery of Riga in Latvia, established in 1773.

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Jānis Čakste

Jānis Čakste (14 September 1859 in Lielsesava (now Viesturi parish), Latvia – 14 March 1927 in Riga, Latvia) was a Latvian politician and lawyer who served as the first head of an independent Latvian state as the Chairman of the People's Council (1918–1920), the Speaker of the Constitutional Assembly (1920–1922), and as the first President of Latvia (1922–1927).

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Johann Gottfried Herder

Johann Gottfried (after 1802, von) Herder (25 August 174418 December 1803) was a German philosopher, theologian, poet, and literary critic.

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Kārlis Padegs

Kārlis Padegs (8 October 1911 – 19 April 1940) is one of Latvia's most popular artists.

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Kārlis Zāle

Kārlis Zāle (28 October 1888 — 19 February 1942) was a Latvian sculptor.

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Lielais Kristaps

The Lielais Kristaps National Film Festival is a Latvian film festival.

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Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly

Prince Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly (–) was a Russian Field Marshal and Minister of War during Napoleon's invasion in 1812 and War of the Sixth Coalition.

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Mstislav Keldysh

Mstislav Vsevolodovich Keldysh (Мстисла́в Все́володович Ке́лдыш; – 24 June 1978) was a Soviet scientist in the field of mathematics and mechanics, academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences (1946), President of the USSR Academy of Sciences (1961–1975), three times Hero of Socialist Labor (1956, 1961, 1971), fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (1968).

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Philip Osipovich Paulucci

Filippo Paulucci delle Roncole (11 September 1779 – 25 January 1849), also known as Philip Osipovich Paulucci (Филипп Осипович Паулуччи), was an Italian marquis and army officer, later a general at the services of the Kingdom of Sardinia, the Holy Roman Empire, the Kingdom of Italy, and the Russian Empire.

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Pushkin Statue (Riga)

The Pushkin Statue in Kronvalda park in Riga, Latvia, was erected in 2009 as a gift from the city of Moscow.

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Rainis

Rainis was the pseudonym of Jānis Pliekšāns (September 11, 1865 – September 12, 1929), a Latvian poet, playwright, translator, and politician.

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Riga

Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.

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Vērmanes Garden

Vērmanes Garden (Vērmanes dārzs, Wöhrmanns Garten) is the oldest public garden in the city of Riga, Latvia, and currently comprises an area of approximately.

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Victory Memorial to Soviet Army

The Victory Memorial to Soviet Army in Riga, Latvia was erected in 1985 to commemorate the Soviet Army's victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monuments_and_memorials_in_Riga

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